Postgraduate study in Drama and Theatre Arts 

We offer a range of postgraduate study options which combine teaching and research:

Directing MRes

This programme is not accepting applications for the 2016-7 academic year, but please do contact Dr Adam Ledger to discuss the course and to register your interest.

The MRes Directing is a masters level qualification, in the same way as an MA Directing or MFA.

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Playwriting Studies MRes

This is Britain's leading programme dedicated to the craft of the dramatist.

It was founded by internationally renowned playwright Professor David Edgar and is now convened by professional playwright Fraser Grace.

Alumni from the programme have embarked on successful careers [more...]

Major funding opportunity for Home/EU students on our PhD programmes

We are part of the Midlands3Cities consortium, offering up to 89 Arts and Humanities Research Council funded studentships. This includes full research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are now open.

College of Arts and Law Graduate School

The School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes. Visit the EDACS website for details. All of our postgraduate students become part of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School. Visit the website to find out more about its vibrant research community and top class facilities, as well as funding and scholarship opportunities