Drama & Theatre Studies - Research

This course allows students to undertake doctoral research in any areas related to Drama and Theatre Studies. PhDs may be conducted in the area of theatre practice (playwriting, direction, devising, etc) and academic research (theatre history, contemporary drama, etc.).

Entry requirements

The minimum qualification necessary to be considered for admission to the PhD programme is a high honours, primary degree (or equivalent international qualification), or 'other such evidence as will satisfy the Head of Department and the Faculty of his/ her fitness' (NUI Galway Calendar). It is more usual, however, for successful applicants to have already gained a Master's degree.

Subjects taught

This course allows students to undertake doctoral research in any areas related to Drama and Theatre Studies. PhDs may be conducted in the area of theatre practice (playwriting, direction, devising, etc) and academic research (theatre history, contemporary drama, etc.).

Our research is conducted in association with the Moore Institute: www.mooreinstitute.ie/

Performing Shakespeare in Ireland—click here

The Abbey Theatre Digital Archive and other Irish Theatre archives—click here

NUI Galway announces plan to digitize Abbey Theatre archive—www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/news-and-events/news-archive/2012/october2012/a-digital-journey-through-irish-theatre-history.html

Duration

Course Code: PhD (Drama and Theatre Studies), full-time; 1PA1 PhD (Drama and Theatre Studies), part-time; 1PA2

Research

Theatre Archives and Theatre History
The Abbey Theatre Digital Archive
Irish Drama and Theatre
Shakespeare and Ireland
Theatre Practice and Theatre Production
Playwriting
Ensemble
Theatre and Globalisation
Intercultural Theatre
Theatre criticism
Theatre and Digital Humanities
Performance Studies
Social Media and Performance

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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