School of Arts

  1. Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

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  2. Drama

     Drama

    Drama

    We offer a comprehensive suite of programmes to suit a range of interests relating to theatre.
  3. Film

     Film

    Film

    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
  4. History of Art

    History of Art

    History of Art

    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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Prof. Peter Boenisch launches new Palgrave Book Series!

In December, Prof peter Boenisch (Lecturer in European Theatre) launched a new Palgrave book series called 'NEW WORLD CHOREOGRAPHIES' which he co-edits with Rachel Fensham from the University of Melbourne. At the launch event, there was an inspiring talk from Farooq Chaudry, producer of choreographer Akram Khan, noted for his choreography at the 2012 Olympics, and from some of the series authors, including Sarah Rubidge, Gretchen Schiller, Prarthana Pur...

22nd December 2014

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Aylish Wood publishes ‘Software, Animation and The Moving Image’

One of our film academics, Aylish Wood, has recently published her new book 'Software, Animation and The Moving Image.' 'Software, Animation and the Moving Image' brings a unique perspective to the study of computer-generated animation by placing interviews undertaken with animators alongside an analysis of the user interface of animation software. Wood develops a novel framework for considering computer-generated images fo...

22nd December 2014

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History of Art Trip to Oxford

On Friday 12th December a group History and Philosophy of Art students set off to discover the cultural wonders of the museums of Oxford. The group initially explored the Ashmolean museum, perusing several millennia's worth of incredible artefacts in the renovated museum that astounded the students in the scope of the collections and the ingenuity of the museum design. Following this the group embarked on a walk across town to visit the hidden gem that is the Museum of Modern Art Oxford....

19th December 2014

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The School of Arts achieves 1st in the UK for Research Power in REF 2014!

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) were released today and we are incredibly happy to announce that the School of Arts has achieved 1st in the UK in our category of Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts with a total research power score of 121.60. 83% of our research has been assessed as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of its originality, significance and rigor.  This...

18th December 2014

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BBC Success for Film Students Dan Lewsey and Pedro Younis!

Huge congratulations to two of our current film students, Dan Lewsey and Pedro Younis whose documentary 'Living the Dream,' which they made for the 'Representing Actuality' module, has been selected by BBC Fresh to be shown on BBC Three! Their documentary follows buskers in Canterbury. You can read more about Pedro and Dan here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/3NvjGV08gpGsbg2M6gykL2y/profile-dan-lewsey-and-pedro-younis You can watc...

15th December 2014

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