De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Dance and Performance Studies

Entry requirements

For the MPhil: at least an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a British university or equivalent academic or professional qualifications; international qualifications may also be acceptable; for direct entry to the PhD: UK Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area, which should have been awarded within 5 years prior to application, including a component dealing with research methods; an equivalent academic or professional qualification, including international qualifications, may be acceptable.

Course modules

The dance and drama research group specialisms include: innovative performance practices; pedagogic research in dance; renaissance theatre; interrogating embodied performance; popular dance and drama; historic/ethno/autography�s of performance; live art; contemporary performance practice; renaissance theatre/Shakespeare; 19th and 20th century popular theatre; language and performance; 20th century women�s theatre; theoretical and methodological approaches foreground: poststructuralist theory, ethnography, history, cultural studies, textual analysis, technology and pedagogy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time - 1 years
MPhil Variable - 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time - 2 years
PhD Variable - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

Key information

Graduate School Office
Telephone number: 
0116 250 6199