Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme concentrates on the process of writing for live performance, together with an ongoing evaluation of the work in process; it supports the development of the dramatic text alongside an intellectual understanding of the context of writing for theatre in diverse forms and contexts; students choose to take a strand in either playwriting or dramaturgy but all students examine dramaturgical issues: learning about the theatrical frameworks and different stages of theatrical production which shape and contribute to the staged event; there are regular meetings with practising playwrights; directors and literary managers; and for those on the playwriting strand: final project is given workshop public performances.

Course Additional Entry

1st degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field may be considered subject to qualifying examination; non'native English speakers need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,860  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)