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King's College London, University of London: Shakespeare Studies MA

Institution King's College London, University of London
Department English
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7123 4843
Study type Taught


Taught jointly between King’s and Shakespeare’s Globe, our unique MA course offers you the opportunity to study the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

You will be able to draw on expertise at both King’s and Shakespeare’s Globe, studying Shakespeare close to the types of theatres for which he wrote and just a stone’s throw from where his plays were originally performed.

At the Globe you will learn about early modern playhouses, audiences, performance practices and get toplay on the stage and at King’s you will cover early modern drama and other literary genres, examining Shakespeare alongside his contemporaries.

Key benefits - 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 work in the creative industries, arts administration and publishing or to study a PhD at King’s and at other major universities both in the UK and the US.


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