Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Theatre & Performance

when 5 August 2024 - 17 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2.5 EC
fee GBP 1523

The Contemporary British and Irish Theatre and Performance programme offers a unique course in the theory and practice of drama in Britain and Ireland today. This two-week course provides a challenging, dynamic and diverse introduction to contemporary theatre with a global impact. The course coincides with the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Students benefit from workshops offered by Playwrights’ Studio Scotland – Scotland’s only dedicated, independent development organisation for playwrights.

Course leader

Seminars are led by SUISS tutors, who not only have postgraduate expertise in the field, but also have university teaching experience.

Target group

Drama and theatre students, anyone working in performance

Credits info

2.5 EC
This course is accredited for 12 SCOTCAT points

Fee info

GBP 1523: The course fee covers the cost of all lectures, seminars, masterclasses and festival shows.
GBP 400: The accommodation fee covers standard accommodation at the Pollock Halls of Residence, along with most meals.


Scholarship opportunities are available at the SUISS website