Theatre Studies

PhD in European Theatre

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 (subject to compliance with visa conditions for part-time degrees).

Our research degrees include research training, assignments and supervised work on a wide range of topics.

Research topic

Research students receive individual supervision from a highly-qualified, expert member of staff. They also have access to research training and postgraduate seminars. Supervised research can be provided on a wide range of topics.

Information on a selection of members of staff who can act as supervisors for students studying European theatre can be found on the staff pages:

Staff in Theatre Studies


To discuss a research topic, feel free to contact the member of staff who most closely matches your main area of interest.

You can see an overview of the research currently being undertaken in the department here:

Current PhD students in European Theatre


For more information on postgraduate studies, entry requirements and for guidelines on research proposals in European theatre studies, please contact the Graduate School postgraduate admissions office:

LLC Postgraduate Admissions

Contact details


How to apply

You can apply online for this research degree: