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Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in theatre, drama and performance, supported by the expertise of our staff.
At Anglia Ruskin, our theatre, drama and performance research focuses on twentieth-century, contemporary and experimental performance, interrogating both theatre-making processes and performance outcomes. It covers a broad spectrum of performance forms, including text-based theatre work; interdisciplinary and collaborative performance, involving such aspects as digital media, interculturalism, medicine, dance, physicality and music; devising and directing strategies; critical theory; and live art practice.
The interdisciplinary nature of our research creates a rich and stimulating environment for staff and students. You’ll benefit from a
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MPhil or PhD with progression from MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.
Please note we consider candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil in the first instance. If you want to be considered for direct entry to the PhD route then this can be discussed at interview if you are shortlisted. Please note you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this request.
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A Masters at ARU could help you find your way into something extraordinary. Whatever your reasons for study, we offer a range of courses that start in both September and January, and with over 85 Masters degrees offering full and part-time study options, you will find the flexibility you need to get you there.Read more
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