St Mary's University, Twickenham

St Mary's University, Twickenham

Theatre Directing

The course is designed to explore the art and techniques of theatre directing within the context of contemporary theatre making; it aims to enhance students' professional practice and to help students gain access to the theatre profession; modules are taught by both academics and theatre directors with the assistance of professional actors in the practical classes.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in drama and some experience (student/fringe) of directing for the theatre; a higher level of practical experience is expected, for example considerable professional acting experience is considered in lieu of degree.

Course modules

Modules include: directing actors; contemporary theatre; artistic collaboration; directing devised theatre; business of directing; directing actors; artistic collaboration; directing devised theatre; final production.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,140 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Mary's University, Twickenham Richmond upon Thames TW1 4SX South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
020 8240 4027