This programme offers an unrivalled opportunity to study Shakespeare in the heart of his hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Delivered by and taught at The Shakespeare Institute, it develops a critical but appreciative understanding of Shakespeare’s contribution to literary and theatrical history, and the place his works occupy in today’s cultural landscape.
It provides you with a rigorous and wide-ranging knowledge of approaches to the study of Shakespeare, with emphasis on criticism, textual studies, the plays in performance, and the history of Shakespeare's reception.
The dynamism of the programme owes much to the sheer diversity of critical, theatrical, and historical approaches. It offers sustained study in a variety of fields, drawing on the special interests of a dedicated team of Shakespeare scholars.
It has proved invaluable for students heading towards a variety of careers, and it provides a solid foundation for research at a higher level.
Students have the opportunity to study this programme on-site at The Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon or by online, distance learning. Studying via distance learning, means you can continue in employment alongside studying for your Masters.
Plays and Poems A：戏剧和诗歌
Plays and Poems B：戏剧和诗歌B
Research Skills and Methods：研究技能和方法
History of Shakespeare in Performance：莎士比亚表演史
Shakespeare and Early Modern Playhouse Culture：莎士比亚与早期现代剧场文化
Shakespeare and Theatre Practice (on-site but available to DL students)：莎士比亚和戏剧练习 (现场但可供DL学生使用)
Performing Shakespeare in Asia (distance learning only)：在亚洲表演莎士比亚 (仅限远程学习)
Shakespeare's Bodies of Knowledge：莎士比亚的知识体系
Textual Studies in Shakespeare：莎士比亚的文本研究