Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is designed for aspiring playwrights and dramaturgs as well as those who want to gain an intensive, hands'on training in playwriting. Students will enhance their skills in writing for performance by developing their own plays in a variety of different forms and styles, from stage to radio, the traditional single'authored play to writing for devised theatre and live art.

Course Modules

Core modules: Playwriting; making performance texts; theatre contexts, histories, practices; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

UK upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. Professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,700  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)