The MSc in Playwriting is a practical playwriting programme.
The MSc Playwriting is a unique and practical masters programme in playwriting which will appeal to emerging playwrights, directors, dramaturges, performance artists and critics alike.
The MSc Playwriting draws upon leading European professional theatre artists and the outstanding research and teaching strengths of the Department of English Literature.
Aims and Outcomes
The MSc Playwriting aims to focus not only on the craft of writing for performance, but also on how a script plays out in real space and time, and in front of an audience.
You will take two core courses in Semester One, and one core and one option course in Semester Two. From April to August, students who have fulfilled the necessary progression criteria, will move on to the Dissertation.
Teaching and Assessment
The MSc Playwriting comprises core and optional courses and is assessed through a combination of portfolio work and essays.
Study at one of the world’s top 20 universities, in a city that is home to the world’s largest theatre festival.
Entry Requirements and Apply Online
Led by a professional playwright, this unique programme focuses on the practical exploration of the theory and craft of writing for performance.
If you have any queries of an academic nature regarding this programme, please contact the programme director:
View the current student handbook for the programme.