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We offer courses in Chester at our Creative Campus, Kingsway, at University Centre Shrewsbury, and our associate college, The Hammond. Kingsway is our creative arts campus, located on the outskirts of the city centre. The campus supports a tight-knit and expressive community of artists with its courtyard performance space, popular social hub and learning resource centre. The Hammond, to the North East of the city, is an established performing arts education provider in the North West.


Our Creative Campus houses impressive facilities, including large and small studios for all kinds of rehearsal and public performance. Each has extensive professional stage lighting, sound equipment and projection facilities, and three have permanent fully sprung floors. The Hammond has a 420-seat theatre, a music suite and recording studio, individual practice rooms, an Apple Mac computer suite, 12 state-of-the-art dance and drama studios, a Jazz Café and a Learning Resource Centre.

Course Title Campus Study Option Start Date
Acting BA (Hons)
Dance BA (Hons)
Drama BA (Hons)
Drama (Combined) BA (Hons)
Drama and Theatre Studies (Combined) BA (Hons)
Drama and Theatre Studies BA (Hons)
Music Production BA (Hons)
Music Production and Performance BA (Hons)
Musical Theatre (Shrewsbury) BA (Hons)
Musical Theatre Performance BA (Hons)
Performing Arts BA (Hons)
Popular Music Performance BA (Hons)
Creative Writing and Drama
Creative Writing and Drama and Theatre Studies
Drama and English Literature
Drama and Psychology
Drama and Theatre Studies and English Literature
Drama and Theatre Studies and Psychology


See what students, graduates and staff from our Performing Arts programmes have been doing. You can tag your photos with #MyChesterStory for the chance to be featured here, or upload them below. (Terms and Conditions apply)