Postgraduate Theatre & Performance degrees


Degree listing

MA Black British Writing

This ground-breaking course is timely and necessary, taking black British writing seriously as a discipline.

MA Dramaturgy & Writing for Performance

A unique programme for dramaturges and playwrights, this programme concentrates on the process of writing for live performance, together with an ongoing evaluation of the work in process.

MA Musical Theatre

This unique Masters will enhance your critical understanding of musical theatre as a popular entertainment genre.

MA Performance Making

This unique international laboratory programme brings diverse individuals into collaborative research, acknowledging the challenges of creating original, performer-driven theatre in today's complex, globalised culture.

MA World Theatres

This programme is one of the few taught Masters programmes of its kind in the world. Covering historical and philosophical bases of theatre and performance practices from different parts of the world, this degree investigates indigenous and contemporary performance and theatre traditions from a variety of cultural contexts.

MPhil/PhD Drama

The Department of Theatre and Performance's research embraces a range of global theory and practice in theatre and performance including play-texts, physical practices and critical/cultural theory on which students can draw in their research.

Theatre & Performance at Goldsmiths

Why study Theatre & Performance at Goldsmiths?

  • From investigating artefacts, texts and theatre forms to performance studies, we provide a unique context for studying contemporary and historical theatres, and for creative critical research practices. 
  • You'll learn from internationally renowned scholars and practitioners on our staff as well as from our distinguished regular guests.
  • You’ll benefit from the department’s international professional networks and associate organisations in London that include LIFT, Battersea Arts Centre, Almeida Theatre, The Albany, Unfinished Histories, Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios and CEN8, offering internships and performance, creative and research opportunities.

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