Research course

Theatre and Performance

Institution
University of Bristol · Faculty of Arts
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

MPhil: An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent). Please note, acceptance will also depend on evidence of your readiness to pursue a research degree. MPhil/PhD: A pass at Master's level (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Department of Theatre offers supervisory expertise in a wide range of subject areas, including early modern theatre and performance practices, 19th and 20th-century theatre and performance, contemporary British theatre, adaptation and translation of theatre and performance, contemporary performance practices, performance archives, dance histories and practices, the role of the body in performance, philosophy and performance.

The department has particular strengths in historical research and practice-as-research, and offers the opportunity for practice-based projects as well as projects based in the archives of the Theatre Collection, which is housed in the department: an accredited museum with the second-largest theatre archive collection in the UK.

Should research proposals span various disciplines, a supervisory team will be assembled across departments and faculties to meet the needs of the project. Alongside faculty training opportunities, all first-year research students also benefit from departmental training seminars covering critical and professional issues.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £4,185 Part time: £2,093
International students
£15,500

The University of Bristol is part of the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP), which will be offering studentships for September 2017. For information on other funding opportunities, please see the Faculty of Arts funding pages.

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
artf-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 331 8443