Postgraduate programme

Congratulations on starting your journey into the postgraduate world with Drama. It is a fascinating and rewarding world that lies ahead of you. As you select your courses you are, for the first time, able to start planning the specific direction in which you would want your thinking and your career to proceed. You will be starting on the journey that can eventually make you one of the specialists in the world in your chosen area.

The Drama Department offers the exciting and innovative BA (Hons) in Drama and Film Studies

Requirements: • An applicable BA-degree with an average of 65% for the third year of studies - including the Drama and Film Studies (DFK) modules presented at the University of Pretoria, or;
• An equivalent degree obtained at another tertiary institution;
• Departemental selection may involve an interview as well as a preliminary externally moderated exam. 

For more information, please email Ms Lelia Bester at [email protected]   


Letters of intent can be sent to MA-coordinator Prof Marié- Heleen Coetzee at [email protected] by 30 October 2020. Applicants need to first apply formally via the online application system (see 

Drama offers the following full time, two-year MA programmes:
MA in Drama and Film Studies 

For further information on admission requirements, please consult the Yearbook

For any information pertaining to Drama's MA offering, please contact Prof Coetzee at [email protected]    

DPHIL The Drama Department offers the following DPhil programmes:

PhD (Drama)
PhD (Drama and Film Studies)

For any queries regarding the PhD offering and the relevant admission requirements, please consult the Yearbook. You can contact the coordinator, Prof Marie-Heleen Coetzee, at [email protected].  Letters of intent can be sent to Prof Coetzee by 30 October 2020. 


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