Theatre and Performance programmes


Our degree programmes

Degree listing

BA (Hons) Drama & Theatre Arts

This degree reflects the diversity and excitement of the subject in the new millennium, and gives you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of theatre and performance in a range of media.

  • Theatre and Performance

BA (Hons) English & Drama/Drama & English

What happens to a text when it’s performed? This degree combines the study of English literature and theatre to help you understand, and interrogate, the relationship between text and performance.

  • English and Comparative Literature

Degree listing

MA Black British Writing

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

  • Theatre and Performance

MA Musical Theatre

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

  • Theatre and Performance

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.

  • Theatre and Performance

MA World Theatres

Covering historical and philosophical bases of theatre and performance practices from different parts of the world, on this degree you'll investigate indigenous and contemporary performance and theatre traditions from a variety of cultural contexts. The MA World Theatres is one of the few freestanding taught Masters programmes in world theatres and performance in the UK and globally.

  • Theatre and Performance

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 and Performance

Study abroad

The Department of Theatre and Performance offers an Erasmus scheme which enables you to live in a European city for part of your degree. View all Click here and for more information about the Erasmus Scheme, please contact the T&P International Liaison Office: Clare Finburgh