University of Law Featured Masters Courses
Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
Politecnico di Milano Featured Masters Courses

MA Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama Graduate School

Full time & Part time October MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

The cultural hub of London is the venue for the MA Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy at Central (MA TCD). The course balances theoretical study of theatre and performance with the development of diverse skills for dramaturgy and criticism, with applications in scholarship and across the creative industries.

  • A unique course offering routes to dramaturgy and criticism through critical practice and scholarship 
  • Engages with its London context and embraces the diverse theatre offerings of the city 
  • Critical practice and theatre scholarship are central to the course

Our approach

Engaging with theatre and performance practice of the past and the present, and attuned to the economy and ecology of the landscapes in which it takes place, MA TCD students embrace Central’s unique status as a

Read more about this course

Entry Requirements

You should normally have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, (drama, theatre or performance studies, arts and humanities), though those from other disciplines will be considered. Applications for the accreditation of prior experience in lieu of academic entry qualification will also be considered where appropriate. An offer will normally only be made after interview/audition.

Course Content

Where is Royal Central School of Speech & Drama


All Available Videos:

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama ...
MA Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy

Student Profile(s)

Josephine Yim, Graduated 2010, Project Manager, Hong Kong Arts Festival.

The course combines theories with practical experience. Not only were we able to discuss and apply theories in our research and study, but we were given the opportunity to learn from professionals, which I particularly enjoyed. Studying here not only provided me with a thorough understanding of the theatre industry, it also equipped me the industry.

Search Suggestions

Search Suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.