MA in Drama by Research
Candidates should normally have a minimum of 2.1 at degree level in drama or an appropriate related subject. In certain circumstances the School will consider candidates who have not followed a conventional education path. The potential supervisor and Director of Graduate Studies individually assess such cases. Regarding the regulation on entry requirement waivers please see paragraph five in Annex C of the Research Code of Practice.
PhD in Drama by Research
Candidates should normally have a minimum of a good 2.1 at degree level and an MA in drama or an appropriate related subject. In certain circumstances the School will consider candidates who have not followed a conventional education path. The potential supervisor and Director of Graduate Studies individually assess such cases. Reference should be made to Annex C of the Research Code of Practice regarding the regulations on entry requirements.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
Months of entry
This programme gives students the opportunity to closely explore a topic in an area of drama, theatre and contemporary performance at the highest level of academic study.
The programme draws on the Drama Department and School of Arts’ longstanding international reputation in the development of practice as research and brings students into a research environment of excellence.
Key areas of focus within the department include cognition and performance, applied and socially engaged theatre, popular performance and European theatre. Practice focuses on dance, physical actor training, puppetry, live art, autobiographical and documentary performance, providing a rich context for postgraduate study.
Information for international students
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
For information about funding, including scholarships, please visit website.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- School of Arts
- +44 (0) 1227 764000