University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Theatre History

This programme introduces students to a variety of theatre histories and historical methodologies, ranging from Classic drama to Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre to performance in Victorian and Edwardian Britain and from dramatic text to theatrical apparatus. Looking at key developments in theatre historiography, students consider issues such as the materiality of the stage; history and heritage; writing national theatre histories; as well as the theatrical cultures of the past.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, grade point average 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

Course modules

Core courses: research methods: approaches to history; debating dramaturgy; reading and interpreting performance; theatre archive placement; independent research project. Optional courses include: issues in Victorian and Edwardian theatre; Elizabethan and Jacobean drama: staging the other; women and drama in the English Renaissance period; intercultural performance in the Black and Green Atlantic.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MLitt Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (home fees) 24 months
MLitt Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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