Delve into the world of the London playwright on a postgraduate theatre degree that gives you the opportunity to write and perform a staged reading of a full-length play.
Please note: this programme is for January 2019 entry.
Why study Playwriting?
Playwriting gives you the space, time and support needed to write your first full-length play. The Degree delves into the world of the playwright – reading and watching live theatre in London, investigating the fringe and new writing ‘scene’.
This Master's programme also offers a range of practical exercises to challenge and inspire you before writing your own final piece.
Why St Mary's?
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.
London is the theatre capital of the world, allowing you to benefit from a diverse variety of theatre and art. The degree expands on our established links with London theatre venues and organisations, giving 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 London Theatre.
- Write and perform a staged reading of a full-length play
- Delivered by a range of industry professionals
- Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus and on the doorstep of Central London's theatre scene