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Theatre Studies

University of Glasgow

12 months
19350 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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Our outward-looking, multi-disciplinary research activities in the Theatre Studies programme of the University of Glasgow are based on high-quality, challenging and flexible graduate programmes.


Why this programme

The Theatre Studies programme of the University of Glasgow offers postgraduate research students a wide range of options for independent study, from one-year taught degrees to three-year doctoral programmes.  In undertaking such a programme, you will be joining a thriving and vibrant postgraduate community. We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds, working on areas of specialist interest using methods from the arts, humanities and social sciences, including, where appropriate, research through practice.

Programme Structure

Research areas

Topics in which we would welcome postgraduate research include:

  • Dramaturgical Practices/Playwriting
  • Contemporary European/UK Theatre/Performance Practices
  • Live Art / Interdisciplinary Arts Practice
  • Media & Digital Arts
  • Ecology/Environment/Heritage
  • History/Historiography
  • Queer/Gender Theory
  • Social/Political Arts Practices and Theory

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification
  • Candidates are required to provide an outline of the proposed research subject in about 1000 words
  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level
  • Final or current degree transcripts including grades (and an official translation, if needed)
  • Degree certificates (and an official translation, if needed)
  • Two references on headed paper and signed by the referee
  • CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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