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Drama St Mary’s offers a range Drama training programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our courses aim to offer the very best academic and practical instruction, underpinned by a supportive university environment. The programmes are taught by an experienced team of academics and a collection of professional visiting practitioners.

You'll learn directly from a range of artists working at both ‘fringe’ and more established institutions.

In our current academic year, guest lecturers have worked at venues like the National Theatre, The Old Vic, The Bush, Sheffield Crucible, Manchester Royal Exchange, The Lyric Hammersmith and Headlong

Why study Playwriting?

Programme Director, Michelle Paull, welcomes you to discover more about Playwriting at St Mary's.

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Explore St Mary's

Take a tour of our beautiful London campus

Let our wonderful Student Ambassador, Pippy, show you around our beautiful London Campus!

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Virtual tour: explore St Mary's for yourself

Take a look around our state-of-the-art facilities available to you as a St Mary's student with our 360 virtual tour

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Our leafy London location

Explore the local surroundings of our campus, with an overview of the nearby towns here in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

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We're here for you

Helping you find your home

Corinne Foster, Assistant Accommodation Manager, gives an overview of how our Accommodation Team can help you find somewhere to live (whether in Halls private accommodation).

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Improving your employment prospects

Maxine Edwards, Student Placement Lead, discusses all the ways the Employability Services team can support you during and beyond your studies.

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A guide to funding your studies

Dimple Mehta, Student Funding Officer, explains everything you need to know about funding your studies, including student finance, money management and financial hardship.

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Supporting students with disabilities

Helen Duncan, Disability and Dyslexia Support Manager, explains the support offered to students with a disability, such as assistive technology and Disabled Student Allowance.

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Want to find out more about studying at St Mary's? Submit an enquiry and someone from the relevant team will get back to you.