Theatre Research – University of Copenhagen

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Theatre Research

BA programme

Main fields of study

Theatre history, dramaturgy, performance analysis, theatre sociology.

Languages of instruction

Primarily Danish. Some courses are taught in English. The examinations have been conducted in English, French and Danish.

Programme requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Research aims at providing the candidates with both practical and theoretical knowledge of theatre as an art form and as a cultural phenomenon (contemporary theatre in particular). The candidates should also become familiar with the theory and methodology relevant to Theatre Studies – and be able to apply it to a given subject.
The BA programme consists of a large compulsory block of courses (105 ECTS), an individual, written project (15 ECTS) and electives from other study programmes (60 ECTS).

Professional status

The BA in Theatre Research qualifies the candidate for administrative positions within the theatre, private and public, as well as for teaching and research. The BA also qualifies the candidate for further studies at MA level.

MA programme

Main fields of study

Theatre history, dramaturgy, performance analysis, theatre sociology.

Languages of instruction

Primarily Danish. Some courses are taught in English. The examinations have been conducted in English, French and Danish.

Programme requirements

The Master of Arts in Theatre and Performance Studies aims at providing the candidates with advanced theoretical and methodological competences within the field of Theatre Research. The MA programme consists of electives and is concluded with a Master’s thesis (worth 30 ECTS).
The main subjects contained under the MA programme in Theatre and Performance Studies are advanced aspects of theatre history, dramaturgy, performance analysis and theatre sociology.

Professional status

The MA in Theatre and Performance Studies qualifies the candidate for administrative positions within the theatre, private and public, as well as for teaching and research.