Drama, Dance and Performance, Ph.D. | University of Huddersfield | Huddersfield, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
17600 GBP/year
4900 GBP/year
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This Drama, Dance and Performance PhD programme from the University of Huddersfield incorporates historical research, theoretical inquiry, and emerging forms of practice research. Many of our students develop innovative approaches to performer training, teaching, and devising as part of their practice research.

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Overview

The Drama, Dance and Performance PhD programme from the University of Huddersfield Key Facts:

  • A PhD is the highest academic award for which a student can be registered. This programme allows you to explore and pursue a research project built around a substantial piece of work, which has to show evidence of original contribution to knowledge.
  • Completing a PhD can give you a great sense of personal achievement and help you develop a high level of transferable skills which will be useful in your subsequent career, as well as contributing to the development of knowledge in your chosen field.
  • Our research degrees are available as full-time, part-time and some are offered distance learning.
  • You are expected to work to an approved programme of work including appropriate programmes of postgraduate study (which may be drawn from parts of existing postgraduate courses, final year degree programmes, conferences, seminars, masterclasses, guided reading or a combination of study methods).

This programme of research culminates in the production of a large-scale piece of written work in the form of a research thesis that should not normally exceed 80,000 words.

You will be appointed a main supervisor who will normally be part of a supervisory team, comprising of up to three members to advise and support you on your project.

Research in Drama, Dance and Performance incorporates historical research, theoretical inquiry, and emerging forms of practice research. Many of our students develop innovative approaches to performer training, teaching, and devising as part of their practice research.

Programme Structure

Some key areas of expertise in our department include:

  • Psychophysical actor training and performance Age, (dis)ability, gender and race in performance Immersive and game-based performance Laboratory methods for practice research
  • Current staff and students are researching a wide range of topics including mindfulness and contemplative practices, performance magic and conjuring, horror and the gothic in performance, extended voice techniques, the aging body in performance, audio-visual laboratory methods, clowning, improvisation, criminology, and choreographic reconstruction.
  • Our excellent facilities include three fully equipped performance studios together with workshops, costume stores, digital media suites and changing rooms.
  • To find out more about the research we conduct, take a look at our Research, Innovation and Skills webpages, where you will find information on each research area. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The normal level of attainment required for entry is:

  • a Master’s degree or an Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent, normally with a classification of merit or distinction, in a discipline appropriate to the proposed programme to be followed, or
  • appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level, which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of accomplishment.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time:

  • National: £2,450
  • International: £8,000

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Drama, Dance and Performance.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Merit-based scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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