36 months
14560 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Theatre Studies and English programme at Birkbeck, University of London allows you to explore a diverse and exciting range of theatre and drama practices, theories, institutions, companies and artists from across the world, from Ancient Greece to the present day.  


At Theatre Studies and English programme at Birkbeck, University of London you will also receive essential training in performance analysis, theatre and performance history, cultural theory and research methods. Combining lectures, seminars and workshops, and visits to theatres and cultural institutions, there is no better place to pursue your love of theatre and English.


Graduates can pursue career paths in education, marketing and public relations, the media and creative arts, or theatre. Possible professions include:

  • journalist
  • arts administrator
  • charity officer
  • community arts worker
  • theatre director.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre in London Now: Histories of London: level 4, 30 credits
  • Theatre Languages
  • Writing London
  • Cinema
  • Key Concepts in Cultural Analysis: The Production of the Human
  • Performing/Live Arts: Histories, Networks and Organisations
  • Medieval and Renaissance Literatures
  • The Novel: Writing the Modern World
  • Theatre in London Now: London Spaces

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS TARIFF POINTS 96-128 points
  • A-levels: CCC-ABB
  • Applicants for admission to degree programmes must be at least 18 years old.
  • A valid passport 
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14560 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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