Taught course

Theatre and Performance

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · School of English and Drama
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The MA Theatre and Performance welcomes applicants from scholarly as well as artistic backgrounds. Normally, the principle requirement is a first or upper second class honours degree (or the equivalent) in a relevant field. Where a North American marking scheme is used, applicants should normally have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.3.

Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess relevant credentials and who can demonstrate their potential to produce written work at masters level will also be considered. As part of the admissions process, we may call for examples of written and artistic work and/or interview candidates.

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. You can find details on our English language entry requirements page.

If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

If you are unable to find the information you require, please contact the Admissions Office for assistance.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Theatre and Performance is an innovative programme that is committed to socially-engaged and critically inventive exploration into theatre and performance.

The programme is interdisciplinary in its scope, and provides students with a range of opportunities to analyse and create theatre and performance in relation to a wide variety of critical contexts and cultural and historical perspectives.

You will benefit from our expertise in five main strands in theatre and performance: cultural politics; transnational practice; experimental practice; applied practice; and cultural industries. A key benefit of the programme is its flexibility: within a framework of informed and structured experimentation, you can develop theoretical and practical projects to advance your own investigations.

The programme will:

  • Offer you a range of potential career outcomes. You will be given a solid grounding for further study in theatre and performance, while you will also have the opportunity to undertake work placements in the cultural industries
  • Allow you to develop both theoretical and practical projects to advance your own research or career agendas

Information for international students

Please see here for more information.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/121350.html
International students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/121350.html

Please see here for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of English and Drama
Email
sed-admissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8571