Theatre Studies
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Edinburgh provides a stimulating backdrop to those who come to the University to study our live theatre based degrees.

MSc in Playwriting

Our practical playwriting programme will appeal to emerging playwrights, directors, performance artists and critics.

Theatre stage

Our practical playwriting programme will appeal to emerging playwrights, directors, performance artists and critics.

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In addition to the taught MSc in Theatre and Performance Studies, we offer a research postgraduate degree, which may be studied full or part-time.

Details of staff involved with Theatre Studies.

Edinburgh is home to a variety of theatres and every August hosts the world-famous International and Fringe festivals.