Top Universities for Theatre Studies

Top UK universities offering theatre studies programs:

University of Warwick
- The School of Theatre and Performance Studies offers a wide variety of study programmes. In a recent Teaching Quality Assessment visit by assessors from the Higher Education Funding Council, the School was awarded a perfect score of 24 points, with each area of assessment given the highest possible rating.
- The University's research in theatre and performance is classed as internationally significant and it is consistently ranked in national newspapers as one of the very top departments in the UK.

University of Kent
- It offers one of the most popular Drama and Theatre courses in the country, which was praised as ‘innovative and leading in the field’ by the external Periodic Review panel in 2008.
- In the Government’s Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008, Kent was ranked 24th out of 159 institutions for world-leading research.

Royal Holloway, University of London
- The Department of Drama and Theatre is one of the top research departments in the UK and has an international reputation for excellence. The Department hosts the largest number of postgraduate students in the country.
- In the RAE 2008, the department has achieved an overwhelming majority of rankings in the top two categories, demonstrating research activity of world-leading 4* and International 3* significance and originality.

Lancaster University
- It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in Theatre Studies.
- Lancaster is ranked among the top ten universities in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2011. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences also excelled in the Guide's individual subject rankings, with Theatre Studies and Film Studies rated 6th nationally.

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