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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Combine your interests for dramatic texts, theatre history and literary studies at University of Warwick. This English and Drama MA offers an exciting opportunity, with cutting-edge modules and easy access to the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford.

Course Overview

The MA in English and Drama offers an exciting opportunity to specialise in the study of dramatic texts and theatre history while maintaining a range of interests within the field of literary studies more broadly. You will work with leading experts in Shakespeare and early modern drama, theatre history, and modern performance theory and practice.

This MA combines a focus on dramatic texts and theatrical performance, and includes the option of a professional placement or an extended practical project. In addition to the core module in Drama and Performance theory, you will study three modules of your choice, and write a dissertation on an (approved) topic with a specialised supervisor.

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Deloitte; International Institute for Environment and Development; TeachFirst; The Times; V&A Museum; Yale University Press. They have pursued roles such as: arts officers, producers and directors; higher education teaching professionals; journalists, newspaper and periodical editors; management consultants and business analysts and marketing associate professionals.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Understanding Assessment Centres
  • Careers following your English and Comparative Literary Studies Degree
  • Discovering Careers in the Creative Industries
  • Careers in Publishing and Journalism
  • Freelancing
  • Careers in the Public Sector
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,340per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 16

    14th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    140 73%

    25th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    95th

    54
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    150 74%

    19th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    23rd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    74th

    14

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