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Shakespeare and Education

University of Birmingham

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19170 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Shakespeare and Education programme offered by the University of Birmingham is a unique, modular programme that is particularly appropriate for practicing teachers, offering the opportunity to enhance expertise in different aspects of Shakespeare's work.

Overview

Throughout the Shakespeare and Education programme offered by the University of Birmingham you will be incorporating the study of Shakespeare's plays in performance and adaptation. You can study this programme on-site at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon or by distance learning. 

Career Opportunities

The University's Careers Network provides advice and information specifically for postgraduates that will help you to develop an effective career and skills development strategy, and to make the most of your time with us at the University. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team to deliver tailored programmes of careers events and local support.

You will have opportunities to: meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs; attend employer presentations and skills workshops; receive individual guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique; and access to comprehensive listings of hundreds of graduate jobs and work experience opportunities.

You will also be able to access our full range of careers support for up to two years after graduation.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Shakespeare and Pedagogy (on-site only)
  • Shakespeare’s Theatre (on-site and distance learning)
  • Research Skills (on-site and distance learning)
  • Early Modern Drama: Middleton and Jonson (on-site and distance learning)
  • History of Shakespeare in Performance (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Playhouse Culture (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare's Craftsmanship (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare's Legacy (on-site and distance learning)
  • Shakespeare's Text (on-site and distance learning)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Blended

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.
Upper 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.
88
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).
6.5

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.
  • However, if you do not meet the academic entry requirements, we would still encourage you to apply and we will consider you for our Affiliate entry route. This enables you to register for the programme’s core modules initially, and upon successful completion you are able to register for the full programme.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time/distance: £1,028 per 20 credits

Funding

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