Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in Theatre Arts in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in Theatre Arts(Theatre Arts)
  • Major Subject: Theatre Arts
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering PhD in Theatre Arts

  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Specialization options:
    a)Theatre History
    b) Dramatic Literature, Theory and criticism
    c) Creative Arts Marketing
    d) Development Communication (Theatre for Development)
    e) Children’s Theatre
    f) Dance and Choreography
    g) Play / Scriptwriting
    h) Directing
    i) Acting, Mime and Speech
    j) Film and Media Arts
    k) Cultural Studies
    l) Tourism and Events Management
    m) Theatre and Production Design

    Admission criteria:
    Admission into the programme is open to candidates with 4.0 CGPA in M.A. Theatre Arts programme of Lagos State University. Candidates with the Master’s degree of other Universities recognised by the Senate of Lagos State University and whose transcripts are adjudged to be adequate for the course shall be eligible for admission. Such candidates, however, may be required to take courses at lower levels as the Department may prescribe.

    Course duration: Minimum of six (6) semesters and maximum of twelve (12) semesters.
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Areas of specialization:
    i.) Directing
    ii) Playwriting.
    iii). Theatre in Education.
    iv.) Theatre and Cultural Administration.
    v.)Media Arts Studies vi). Theatre Technology
    vii). Theatre Tourism
    viii.) Acting/Speech Arts
    ix.) Theatre History
    x) Dramatic Theory and Criticism
    xi.) Sociology of Drama
    xii.) Public Relations
    xiv.) Theatre for Development/Theatre in Education
    xv.) Costumes/Make-Up
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A candidate must have a good master's degree in Theatre Arts (with a CGPA of not less than 3.50) from a recognized University. A candidate considered deficient in any way shall remedy such deficiencies by taking courses at the M.A. course work level. In addition each candidate must submit a proposal that he/she shall be required to defend at the end of the coursework, before going into the write-up stage.

  • Igbinedion University Igbinedion University, Okada  
  • Niger Delta University Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island  
  • Kogi State University Kogi State University, Anyigba  

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