Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: College of Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Description: Drama is the study of theatre with an applied approach to learning. If you’re interested in joining the Department of Drama, chances are you’re envisioning a career in the performing arts. Our outstanding faculty and staff share your passion, and we provide a consistently creative and supportive environment to help students achieve career success. Our students learn how to act for theatre, film, radio and television. They learn how to write plays, manage stage sets and design costumes. Students explore the directing process, participate in audition training and develop rehearsal schedules. They also gain important, hands-on experience with lighting, sound production and stage management. Top it all off with study of the theory and evolution of theatrical production, and it’s no surprise that our alumni have gained widespread success in Canada, Hollywood and around the world.

Area 1: Acting – concerned with the practice of acting in various media.

Area 2: Design – concerned with the practice of scenic, lighting, and costume design for the stage

URL: Drama (B.A. Three- or Four-year) at University of Saskatchewan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,327
Careers: Actors and Comedians,Directors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

Required Courses: Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or equivalents) In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30. Students can be admitted into this college with a mathematics deficiency but are encouraged to consult the college upon admission to plan how to clear the deficiency.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]