Taught in collaboration with Globe Education, Shakespeare’s Globe. Advanced critical and textual study of the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries through this unique collaboration. Optional modules cover Jacobean theatre and culture, Shakespeare on film, global Shakespeare; plus training in methodologies and editing. Destinations: PhD and academic work, theatre and the arts, arts administration, publishing.
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- Unique collaboration between Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Department of English, King's College London.
- Ideal opportunity to study the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in a theatrical context in the heart of London.
- Graduates of the degree have gone on to study for the PhD both at King's and at other major universities both in the UK and the US or to work in the creative industries, arts administration and publishing.
Professor Gordon McMullan, MA in Shakespeare Studies Convenor, tel 020 7848 2177
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Strand Campus and Shakespeare's Globe.
Recent graduates have gone on to PhDs at King's and at the Universities of Cambridge, Columbia and New York and at CUNY and subsequently to academic jobs at Cambridge and in North Carolina; to work in arts administration at e.g. Globe Education, National Theatre, Barbican, English National Opera; to edit for publishers in the US and UK.
Year of entry 2013