Release your creativity at one of the UK’s leading centres for postgraduate study in theatre and performance. Benefit from our extensive resources and established links with world-class theatres in Birmingham and beyond.
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.
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 degrees
Postgraduate scholarships available
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.
Learn more about our scholarships
Request more information
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.