Research course

Drama and Theatre Studies

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Drama and Theatre Arts
Qualifications
PhDMA by research

Entry requirements

Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:

  • For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.
  • Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent).

Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Drama and Theatre Arts department offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a dynamic environment which allows students, scholars and theatre practitioners to work together to achieve a new breadth and depth in the study of drama.

It also takes advantage of Birmingham's exceptional resources for theatre research as well as the University's links with world-class theatre in Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, London and beyond.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months
distance learning
36-72 months

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Trish McTighe
Email
t.mctighe@bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)121 414 5998