Taught course

Theatre Making

University of Hull · Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Entry requirements

You will have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Drama, Theatre, Performance or a related subject. These requirements may be varied, especially in the case of students whose first degree was taken some time ago, or where there is compensatory professional or other relevant experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Theatre making at Hull has a strong reputation and a unique history. We’re one of the oldest university drama department in the country, and the city has a long tradition of producing exciting grassroots and professional arts groups.

Thanks to the broad range of our staff expertise, this practical, community-focused programme is challenging, varied and at the forefront of research into theatre, place and space.

You’ll gain hands-on experience in making theatre in a range of settings, including schools, youth groups and care homes, and for a variety of audiences. You’ll also have opportunities to learn how to set up and run your own theatre company.

The relationship between the theory and practice of theatre making is at the heart of the programme. This enables you to develop as creative and reflective theatre artist.

Our students love working in a close-knit, friendly drama community with excellent dedicated facilities and unrivalled access to theatre and rehearsal space. This includes the Gulbenkian Centre, a Grade II-listed working theatre, which was designed by the late theatre architect Peter Moro.

You’ll also benefit from our links with local arts organisations, such as Hull Truck Theatre, nationally-renowned companies, including the New Diorama Theatre in London, and graduate theatre companies such as Middle Child, Silent Uproar and the Roaring Girls.

Information for international students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each skill.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 1482 466850