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Dramaturgy

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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16020 GBP/year
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About

The Dramaturgy programme from Birkbeck, University of London offers a comprehensive exploration of the practice and theory of drama, theatre and performance composition. 

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Overview

You will work practically with a host of leading artists, who will share their diverse approaches to creating performance, from collaborative theatre-making to live art. You will engage in scholarly examination of practices, histories and theories regarding the research and development of drama, theatre and performance works inside and outside the rehearsal room. Further enhancing your practice-based and scholarly skills and knowledge, you will originate a playwriting project, and engage in an industry-led examination of audience development, arts education and producing.

The Dramaturgy programme from Birkbeck, University of London  is unique in approaching dramaturgy from multiple standpoints: practical, theoretical, and institutional. This course will prepare you to enter the world of theatre-making with specialist theoretical and practical knowledge, and an informed overview of the creative process and its components. If you love to make, facilitate, think and write about theatre, but do not wish to be in the spotlight as a performer yourself, MA Dramaturgy is ideal.

Careers and Employability

Possible professions include theatre director, artistic director, associate director, opera director, theatre producer, literary manager and dramaturg. 

We offer a comprehensive Careers and Employability Service to help you advance your career, while our in-house, professional recruitment consultancy, Birkbeck Talent, works with London’s top employers to help you gain work experience that fits in with your evening studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audiences: Communities, Participation and Learning
  • Dramaturgy: Processes and Practices
  • Dissertation: Theatre and Performance Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above, and/or relevant practical experience in the creative industries.

  • All suitable applicants will be interviewed either personally or by telephone.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16020 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8820 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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