Theatre Studies

Short Name: 
Theatre Stds.
Department: 
Department of Theatre and Film Studies
Why study this programme: 

This programme seeks to:
develope in the student skills that will enable him/her solve problems of his/her mother environment through the application of research in theatre and film aesthetics.
develope in the students the creative ability in theatre and film arts.
promote the development of a contemporary film graduate relevant to the developmental agenda of the country and consistent with the trends of human resource development globally.
the use of the powerful media of film to inform, entertain and educate, to effect desired social, cultural, environmental, political and economic development of the people of the nation and beyond.
provide the media to effect behavioural change in target audiences.
develop film and theatre talents for the advancement of the theatre and film industries in Ghana.

Admission Requirement: 

Post-Senior Secondary Scool Candidates

i. Candidates must have passes in at least two Elective Arts subjects: Literature in English, Ghanaian Language (Akan/Ewe/Ga), Music, Religious Studies, History/Government.
ii. Applicants who intend to read B.A. (Theatre Studies) as their major subject must have a good pass (not below C6) in Literature in English at the WASSCE.

About Degree: 

Theatre Studies involves a comprehensive interdisciplinary programme that engages students in both practical and theoretical study of drama, music and dance. The programme provides exciting possibilities for students to develop their skills in a variety of areas such as acting, playwriting, directing, composing, singing and dancing; while also sharpening their abilities to critically analyse and appreciate literary works. The programme is well designed to give students a great appreciation of African performing art forms as well as developing their competence in contemporary and world theatre.

Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Id: 
BATHST
Study Type: 
Regular
Duration: 
4 years