University of Manchester
The programme offers 4 main strands of drama at Manchester: Theatre studies, applied theatre, screen studies, music and drama studies; students have a supervisor with a specialism related to students field of research; the practice-based dissertation also gives students the opportunity to submit practice as part of their final thesis submission; the staff/student seminar series. Research Encounters, provides a weekly forum of debate and the presentation of short papers on a wide range of topics, and acts as a focal point in the postgraduate research culture.
Applicants require: PhD: a 1st or 2.1 Honours degree plus a Master's qualification in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; for a practice-based PhD, students must demonstrate how the proposed practice will be part of the research process; MPhil: a 1st or 2.1 Honours in a related subject area, or its overseas equivalent; IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 paper based or 250 computer based.
Assessment is by a research project.
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grants are competetive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students; the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for Master's students; details are published in Feb/Mar each year.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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