University of Kent

University of Kent

European Theatre

This course allows students to explore creative practices and processes in contemporary European theatre, theatre systems, performance aesthetics, and their histories. Students become familiar with current conceptual and theoretical paradigms of European theatre: from mise en sc�ne, postdramatic theatre and the links of European theatre with European philosophy. Further optional modules allow specialisation in areas such as creative producing, production dramaturgy, and theatre criticism, but also in interdisciplinary fields such as continental theory and philosophy, political activism, and law and humanities.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or better, usually in a relevant humanities subject. Alternatively, candidates with relevant experience in the industry may be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: European theatre and dramaturgy; thinking theatre: theories and aesthetics of performance. Optional modules include: creative producing and dramaturgy; theatre criticism; dramaturgy casebook; theories of art in modern French thought; psychoanalysis and literature; law and humanities; resistance and politics; postcolonial cultures, and others.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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Key information

School of Arts
Telephone number: 
01227 764000