12 months
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21240 GBP/year
9810 GBP/year
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About

This distinctive Shakespeare and Education programme from University of Birmingham explores pedagogy and the ways in which Shakespeare has been used in the classroom at different historical and cultural moments.

Overview

The unique and flexible Shakespeare and Education programme from University of Birmingham is particularly appropriate for practicing teachers, offering the opportunity to enhance expertise in different aspects of Shakespeare’s work. Throughout the programme you will incorporate the study of Shakespeare's plays in performance and adaptation.

This programme offers you the opportunity to enhance your expertise in different aspects of Shakespeare's work, while maintaining a pedagogical focus.  It also benefits from the Institute's collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) through collaborative teaching across the Shakespeare and Pedagogy Module allowing you to learn first-hand from world leading Shakespearean practitioners.

Career

Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.

The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated  careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Shakespeare and Pedagogy (on-site and distance learning students)
  • Shakespeare’s Theatre (on-site and distance learning students)
  • Research Skills (on-site and distance learning students)
  • History of Shakespeare in Performance (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Playhouse Culture (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare's Legacy (on-site and distance learning)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our usual entry requirement for this programme is a 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in English or a related subject.

  • Please note that all applications are treated on their merits, and we will review your references, personal statement and past experience alongside your qualifications when considering your application.
  • All prospective students must also submit a sample of written work as part of the online application process. You can do this before you submit your form, or return to the application to upload your sample at a later date; however, we will need to see an example of your work before an offer is made. The writing sample should focus on Shakespeare and be around 2,000 words in length. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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