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.
Our postgraduate research degrees
Scholarships and discounts still available for September 2020
Apply now for September 2020 and you could receive a £2000 discount on your tuition fees with our Birmingham Masters Scholarship. Apply by 31 July.
Already an undergraduate student at the University of Birmingham? Continue your postgraduate degree with us and receive a £1500 discount. Apply by 10 September 2020.
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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.