On the MA in Theatre and Performance, you will take four assessed modules and two non-assessed research training modules, before proceeding to complete the dissertation.
All students take:
- Contemporary Theatre and Performance
- Performance Research [non-assessed]
- Dissertation Preparation [non-assessed]
Students pick three options from the following:
- Theatre and Performance Theory
- Performance Lab
- Cultural Industries
- Early Modern Drama in Performance
- Performing Mental Health
- Independent Practical Project
- Independent Written Project
- A maximum of 30 credits from another MA programme (subject to approval). Options may include, but are not limited to:
- Early Modern Contexts (English)
- Contemporary Studio Production (Computer Science)
- Design for Human Interaction (Computer Science)
- Interactive Digital Multimedia Techniques (Computer Science)
- Cities, Empire, Modernity (Geography)
- Art, Performance and the City (Geography)
- Globalisation and Development in Practice (Geography)
- Other suitable modules can be found by consulting the websites for the MA in English Studies and MA in Film Studies.
67% coursework, 33% dissertation.
Students are assessed in formats appropriate to the material studied and each module is assessed by a 4000-word essay or equivalent (modules run by other departments may have different assessment requirements).
Assessment tasks may include: essays, book/literature reviews, performances, performance documentation, funding applications, lecture/demonstrations. In Performance Research and Historiography and Archives students complete non-assessed developmental tasks.
Students write a dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words.