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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Queen's University Belfast

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Drama at Queen’s offers supervisory expertise in both critical and practice-based methods of research. Proposals are welcome in all areas of current staff expertise, details of which are available on the website of the School of Arts, English and Languages. Drama at Queen’s is well established as a leading centre for research and education in the fields of drama, theatre and performance studies and benefits from a purpose-built £1.6m Drama and Film Centre, which opened in October 2004 and houses the Brian Friel Centre for Theatre Research. As a research student in Drama at Queen’s you will join a vibrant student cohort and benefit from the rich research culture of the School of Arts, English and Languages. ??Drama at Queen's aims to establish a leading, world-class research and education environment that incorporates access to, and partnerships with, the theatre profession and industry, locally, regionally, and globally. As part of a research-intensive Russell Group University, we are committed to delivering research-led teaching, allowing our research students to benefit from knowledge exchanges and public engagement activities led by our award-winning academic staff. ??The Brian Friel Centre has been recognised for producing 'world-leading' and 'internationally-excellent' research, which encompasses traditional and practice-based methods. We offer students the opportunity to undertake advanced, original research in one of the department's current areas of specialisation, which include Irish theatre, Shakespeare, post-conflict drama, dance and movement practices, practice-as-research, feminist performance, Beckett studies, drama and health, and applied theatre.

??Mode of study/duration - Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent). Students can take a writing up year if required.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,460per year

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    143 75%

    18th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    94th

    30

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