PhD in Drama and Performance

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PhD in Drama and Performance

Our School of Arts has a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling you to get the most out of your programme. Our staff have expertise in Shakespeare in performance, British theatre history and regional British theatre, Black British and British Asian theatre and audiences together with a range of contemporary performance practices including writing for performance, sexuality in performance, theatre and digital media, autobiographical performance, site-specific performance and applied theatre. There is a particular interest in Practice as Research in contemporary performance.

After receiving your application, we try to establish if we have the necessary expertise to supervise your project and we begin to form a supervisory team for you. This will normally consist of a Director of Studies (DoS), who will be your lead supervisor, and at least one other supervisor, who will offer you additional support and guidance throughout your studies. If, following a successful interview, you are offered a place as a full-time student, your programme of study will look something like this:

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Entry Requirements

  • Postgraduate Masters Degree in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed programme of study; OR
  • First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline; OR
  • Research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement.


This programme is self-funded

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