Global Opportunities

Thematic Programmes

Queen Mary offers a range of thematic programmes which enable students on the Study Abroad Programme to select to study exclusively in one of our renowned academic schools. Classes within the thematic programmes complement one another and these thematic programmes have been carefully crafted for students who wish to immerse themselves in a specific area of study, taught by experts in the field. 

English & Drama Programmes

Student visiting the Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London

Join our School of English and Drama for innovative suite programmes
that help you explore London and learn about the rich culture that is
available to you. Each programme has classes (modules) amounting to 45 Queen Mary credits that you will study on, plus an additional 'free choice' module worth the remaining 15 Queen Mary credits, with recommended modules. 

The following programme is open for autumn 2020 applications: 

1. London and the World (English) 

London has long been a crossroads - and home to multiple worlds. Read the city and engage with its representation on the page, with options to expand your knowledge of particular historical or theoretical contexts and methodologies. Modules are in this suite include:

ESH293 The Long Contemporary
ESH279 Victorian Fictions
ESH267 Renaissance Literary Culture

Free choice: Choose from modules including (but not limited to):
ESH213 Modernism; ESH283 Arthurian Literature from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Game of Thrones; ESH285 Postcolonial and Global Literature

Please note that your free choice module is subject to availability and is dependent on the semester in which you study in London.

 2. The London Scene (Drama)

 Unfortunately, the School of English and Drama has suspended this programme for the academic year 2020/21. 

How to apply

Please view our 'Apply' page for full guidance.

Further information

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Use our online Module Directory to find out more about the modules listed above.

Find out more about the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary.

Contact us for further details and if you have questions: study-abroad@qmul.ac.uk