Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Writing for Performance

This programme concentrates on the process of writing for live performance, together with an ongoing evaluation of the work in process; it supports the development of the dramatic text alongside an intellectual understanding of the context of writing for theatre in diverse forms and contexts; students choose to take a strand in either playwriting or dramaturgy but all students examine dramaturgical issues: learning about the theatrical frameworks and different stages of theatrical production which shape and contribute to the staged event; there are regular meetings with practising playwrights; directors and literary managers; and for those on the playwriting strand: final project is given workshop public performances.

Entry requirements

1st degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field may be considered subject to qualifying examination; non-native English speakers need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,860 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7078 5300