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Shakespeare Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

In the heart of Shakespeare’s Stratford, with access to the theatres of the Royal Shakespeare Company and extraordinarily rich libraries and archives, The Shakespeare Institute offers postgraduate researchers an unrivalled academic experience. You will join and lively and close-knit postgraduate community, taking in part in a range of activities including weekly seminars and play readings, and an annual international conference organised by students for students. The Institute offers three options for postgraduate research in Shakespeare Studies, whether you are looking to complete your academic studies with a PhD or to pursue Masters-level research following an undergraduate degree a related field. All research students take a course on the Methods and Materials of Research. The aim is to provide an initial training in the methodologies of research in the various fields associated with Shakespeare Studies. There are no other compulsory courses, but research students are expected to attend Thursday Seminars and the Research Seminars; they are also given the opportunity of undertaking specialist training in palaeography. Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,380per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 106 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    156 76%

    18th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    33rd

    13

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