PhD programmes in Drama

MPhil/PhD Drama

MPhil/PhD Performance Practice


MA by Research Drama

We are one of the largest and best equipped Drama departments in the UK, and offer a supportive and stimulating environment for postgraduate research and practice, welcoming students from all around the world.

Further information

We welcome informal enquiries about the kind of supervisory coverage we can provide. Do contact any individual who you think has interests closely related to your own, or alternatively contact the Director of Postgraduate Research: Dr Kerrie Schaefer. We welcome projects of an unusual nature that do not fit into orthodox boxes. We also enjoy the stimulus of working collaboratively with other institutions, for example, through the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (
We are currently co-supervising PhDs with, for instance, Bristol, Reading and Aberystwyth Universities and would be very happy to consider suggestions and other opportunities for co-supervision.

College of Humanities
Postgraduate Administrator
Phone: +44 (0)1392 725306