Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Theatre Studies

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey through the realms of English literature intertwined with the captivating world of theatre studies. Our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Theatre Studies offers a dynamic exploration of literary history, language evolution, and the intricacies of dramatic performance. Delve into the annals of literature from Ancient Greece to contemporary society, unraveling the complexities of canonical and non-canonical works. Engage with diverse writing styles and critical theories, gaining a deeper understan

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of theatre, where history comes alive through performance. From the origins of theatrical traditions to modern-day productions, explore the evolution of dramatic expression across cultures and time periods. Develop your performance skills, delve into theatrical texts, and analyze the socio-cultural significance of live performance. Through a blend of theoretical study and practical application, cultivate a holistic understanding of the symbiotic relationship between literature and theatre.

In your final year, seize the opportunity to undertake a research-based dissertation, delving into a topic of your choice under the guidance of experienced faculty. Embrace the multicultural academic landscape through participation in the Erasmus+ mobility program, fostering global perspectives and enriching your educational experience. Prepare to embark on a journey of discovery, where literature and theatre converge to illuminate the human condition in all its complexity.

ding of how literature reflects the nuances of human experience.


Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Theatre Studies, you will possess a multifaceted skill set and a nuanced understanding of literary and theatrical discourse. Our program empowers you to:

  • Conduct rigorous academic research in the fields of literature and theatre studies.
  • Engage in critical discourse, exploring interdisciplinary connections and transdisciplinary perspectives.
  • Gain expertise in the works of influential theorists and writers, enriching your analytical toolkit.
  • Master the art of close reading, unraveling the layers of meaning embedded within texts.
  • Explore literature from diverse cultural perspectives, broadening your worldview and deepening your appreciation for global literary traditions.

Admission Requirements

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Year 1:

  • Histories of Theatre 1
  • Performance Skills 1: Training
  • Studying Performance
  • Histories of Theatre 2
  • Performance Skills 2: Festival

Year 2:

  • Interdisciplinary Theories of Performance
  • Performance and Philosophy
  • Musical Theatre: Histories and Training
  • Applied Performance 1: Skills
  • Contemporary Theatre and Performance
  • Theatrical Texts

Year 3:

  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Dissertation
  • Shakespeare in Context
  • The Language of Shakespeare
  • Techniques of Close Reading and Comparative Literature
  • British Poetry after 1945
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Ideas and Concepts
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Readings, Interpretations, Applications

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of our program emerge prepared to embark on diverse career paths in the fields of literature and theatre. Whether pursuing roles in academia, artistic expression, or cultural management, our alumni are equipped with the knowledge and skills to excel in a variety of professional contexts. With a deep understanding of literary theory, performance techniques, and critical analysis, our graduates are poised to make meaningful contributions to the cultural landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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