University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Shakespeare and Education

This programme focuses centrally on the ways in which Shakespeare has been used in the classroom in different historical and cultural moments while also incorporating study of Shakespeare's plays in performance and adaptation.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or overseas equivalent; Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is available; those with non-standard qualifications should contact the University to discuss their application; English language requirements may apply for international students.

Course modules

3 core modules: Shakespeare and pedagogy; Shakespeare's theatre; research skills.

Assessment methods

Most modules are assessed by 4,000 word essay. Students also complete a 15,000-word pedagogical dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,840 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,140 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 720 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 720 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Distance learning £ 610 per Module (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005