Postgraduate taught 

Playwriting & Dramaturgy MLitt

Staff team

Staff team

The programme is team-taught by University staff and external specialists.

The core members of the teaching team in Theatre Studies are:

Collaborations, placements and guest practitioners

Our students also benefit from collaborations with and placements at local and national theatre companies and arts organisations. We'll work closely with you to find a placement opportunity that best fits with your experience and helps you prepare for your graduate future.

Previous students have undertaken placements at:

  • CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts
  • The Citizens’ Theatre
  • National Theatre of Scotland
  • Òran Mór
  • Playwrights’ Studio Scotland
  • The Traverse
  • The Tron Theatre

Students also benefit from workshops and masterclasses facilitated by professional practitioners. Guest workshop facilitators have included:

  • Rosie Kellager (dramaturg, National Theatre of Scotland)
  • Lewis Hetherington (playwright)
  • Lynda Radley (playwright and dramaturg)
  • Sylvia Dow (playwright)
  • Philip Howard (director and dramaturg)
  • Maryam Hamidi (playwright)