Research course


Anglia Ruskin University · Department of Music and Performing Arts

Entry requirements

MPhil: candidates must hold a BA or equivalent in a related subject area. PhD: candidates should normally hold an MA, or equivalent, in a related subject area.

Months of entry

January, September, June, April

Course content

Our research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in dramatherapy, supported by the expertise of our staff.

Our staff’s expertise extends from dramatherapy and psychodrama to performance arts. We particularly welcome applications in the areas of intercultural dramatherapy practice, multidisciplinary collaborations and practice-based evidence or evidence-based practice.

The interdisciplinary nature of our research creates a rich and stimulating environment for staff and students. You’ll benefit from a variety of research-oriented events, including our Faculty and Departmental research seminar series, performance events and international conferences.

We also enjoy links with the wider community, including local arts venues like The Junction, the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse and Kettle's Yard, the University of Cambridge's Centre for Research into Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), and various NHS health providers.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Anglia Ruskin Applicant Enquiries
01223 686868, International; +441245 686868