Taught course

Theatre Practice

University of Exeter · Drama

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Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent in Drama on a relevant subject.

Practical and/or professional experience may be taken as constituting the equivalent of a degree qualification.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Extend your practice, sharpen your critical skills and learn to contextualise your work culturally and politically
  • Study a broad range of practices including performing, devising, cross-cultural theatre, live art, site-specific performance and contemporary adaption, within a vibrant research environment
  • Develop advanced compositional critical and management skills for creating independent work and building creative communities, whether you wish to pursue a career as a theatre maker, creative producer, an academic or an educator
  • As one of the largest and best equipped Drama departments in the country, we are a community of researchers, students and practitioners who are passionate about theatre’s role in society

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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