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This Master's degree in London Theatre explores London; the world’s stage. Learn from a range of relevant industry professionals and dedicated research-active academics.
Why study London Theatre?
The London Theatre postgraduate programme is designed for students who have a thirst to understand the unique contribution that London theatre makes to the development of theatre practices in the UK and why London is recognised as an international centre for theatre development.
This degree gives you opportunities to explore the diverse and ever-changing nature of the theatre scene and critically comment on it through academic study and professional theatre criticism.
Why St Mary's?
Drama St Mary’s is a thriving unit of undergraduate and postgraduate Drama training. Our courses aim to offer the very best academic and practical training within a supportive, university environment. Our programmes are delivered by a strong core team of academics and a wide range of professional visiting practitioners.
Studying in London means that you can take full advantage of the staggering array of diverse theatre and art available in the theatre capital of the world. This postgraduate programme expands on established links with London theatre venues and organisations to give you the most relevant and up to date training.
Drama St Mary's also offers Master's degrees in Theatre Directing (in collaboration with the Orange Tree Theatre) and Playwriting.
You will be taught in small groups or individually. Some core modules are shared with the Playwriting students where you can share practice and create small networks.
Some of the programme is delivered as lecture/seminar sessions responding to work you have seen in London and meeting theatre professionals.
The final dissertation project allows students to either write an academic paper on an aspect of London Theatre or develop a portfolio of theatre reviews
Lecture seminars are assessed through essays and theatre criticism pieces – which can be developed online and work towards your own graduate portfolio of work.
- Study theatre in London – the theatre capital of the world
- Delivered by a range of relevant industry professionals and dedicated research-active academics in the field of London Theatre
- Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus, which is only 30 minutes from Central London