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Theatre Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Theatre Studies course at the University of Glasgow examines the nature and function of the theatrical event and theatre culture from critical, historical and practical perspectives.
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Overview

Glasgow has a vibrant and diverse theatre and performance scene. We have very strong links with the theatre and arts sector, giving you opportunities to be taught by and work with practitioners of national and international standing, alongside staff with reputations as world-leading researchers (REF2014 definition of 4* research0.

You will focus on two subject areas:

  • Reading the stage: will introduce you to different ways of engaging with and interpreting theatre and performance through a range of critical and practical approaches.
  • Theatre and society: will explore the historical and contemporary role of theatre in society, giving you an understanding of some social, political and economic issues affecting theatre practice in a range of historical and geographical contexts.

Careers

Our graduates of the Theatre Studies course at the University of Glasgow have gone on to a wide range of careers, many of which are closely connected to professional theatre-making, arts production and management, while others take very different career paths. Recent Glasgow Theatre Studies graduates have, for instance, become successful theatre directors, casting agents, arts managers and administrators, stand-up comedians and playwrights. Others have followed careers as teachers and community arts workers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading the stage
  • Theatre and society
  • Classical to modern
  • Modernism to postdramatic

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

A-Levels

  • Standard entry requirements: AAB guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum entry requirements: BBB considered for offer if meet additional requirements met.

International Baccalaureate

  • Standard academic entry requirements: 36 points including three HL subjects at 6,6,5 guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points including three HL subjects at 6,5,5 considered for offer if meet additional requirements met.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18370 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750 per total

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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