Drama and Theatre Education

University of Warwick

12 months
21280 GBP/year
9460 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Drama and Theatre Education MA will develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge as a drama educator. University of Warwick's Centre for Education offers a programme involving teaching from an internationally renowned expert in drama and theatre education.


Designed to help develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of drama education, this Drama and Theatre Education MA at the University of Warwick is aimed at practitioners working in both schools and colleges, and community and educational theatre settings. 

There is a balance between the study and practice of drama as a subject in schools/colleges, and the wider use of drama for personal and community purposes.

 Teaching is built around practical workshops, which give you hands-on experience of drama, as well as providing ideas and techniques for use in your own workplace. A suite of modules unique to this course is designed to reflect current developments in education and a broad range of theatre and drama work.


Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Academy 360; Ark Schools; British Council; Department of Education; E-Act; Oxfordshire County Council; PricewaterhouseCoopers and Royal Academy of Engineering. They have pursued roles such as: actors, entertainers and presenters; business, research and administrative professionals; chief executives and senior officials; education advisers and school inspectors; further education teaching professionals and vocational and industrial trainers and instructors.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Drama and Theatre in Theory and Practice
  • The Role of Story in Drama and Theatre Education
  • Drama and Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re a UK or EU resident, there are no application deadlineS. But places are limited, so you should submit your application as early as possible.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirements 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21280 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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