Normally a good first degree (2:1 or above, or the equivalent) in theatre or a related discipline (eg history, philosophy, modern languages) as well as some direct experience of theatre practice.
Months of entry
Explore diverse forms of contemporary theatre with this practical course. You’ll study areas including devised performance and live art, community and applied theatres, new playwriting, classic texts on the contemporary stage, and documentary and verbatim theatre. Our teaching team has strong links with many major venues, theatre companies and practitioners, with Sheffield recently named best theatre city outside London.
You’ll improve both your research and performance skills by working with practising theatre-makers and arts organisations. We have a fully equipped theatre workshop and studio spaces, a publicly licensed drama studio, and excellent editing and recording facilities.
You’ll be taught through practical workshops, productions and seminars.
You’ll be assessed on performance practice, written coursework and a dissertation.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by the University. Deadlines for funding applications are usually in winter/early spring.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 8473