Postgraduate research in Drama and Theatre Studies

We offer two postgraduate research programmes at both Masters by Research and PhD level: our Drama and Theatre Studies programme, and our innovative Practice-Based programme.

Release your creativity at one of the UK’s leading centres for postgraduate research in theatre and performance. Benefit from our extensive resources and established links with world-class theatres in Birmingham and beyond.

Whether practical or theoretical, your research will be supervised by leading expects in your chosen field. Our expertise covers a wide range of areas, from contemporary performance to theatre historiography, and our research is conducted using a variety of methodologies including archival research, performance criticism and practice-as-research.

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The College of Arts and Law is offering a range of scholarships for our postgraduate taught and research programmes to ensure that the very best talent is nurtured and supported.

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Image: ‘Eurydice’ by Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Ian Nicholson. Performed by The Department of Drama and Theatre Arts. Photography by David Crisp. Lighting by Phil Speck.

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