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Drama, Theatre and Dance


REF 2021 results for Music and Drama at Royal Holloway

We're thrilled with our results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, with 73% of our research outputs judged to be of four star, world-leading standard.


Professor Lynette Goddard on Black British Playwrights for Drama Online

Professor Lynette Goddard has recently written about Black British Playwrights for Drama Online Black History Month.


AHRC / Technē Doctoral Studentships

The Department invites applications for AHRC studentships from candidates who are accepted for the MPhil/PhD degree to commence in 2022.

91% overall student satisfaction.

Source: National Student Survey, 2018

6th in the UK for Performing Arts.

Source: QS World University Rankings, 2018

10th in the UK for research intensity.

Source: THE REF 2014: Subject ranking on intensity, Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts departments

90% of our Drama, Theatre and Dance graduates go onto further study within six months of graduating.

Source: DLHE, 2017