De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Performance Practices

This course will allow you to investigate both the creative and critical contexts of performance, taught by our internationally recognised staff who are practising artists and scholars. It aims to foster creative and performance skills, theoretical knowledge and research skills appropriate to contemporary performance practices, and is designed for those wishing to develop themselves as independent artists, practitioner-researchers, scholarly researchers and reflective practitioners. It is also suitable for professional artists and educators who wish to reinvigorate their practices and deepen their engagement in performance making.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or above UK Bachelor's Honours degree in a related subject, such as Dance, Drama or Performing Arts. Applicants with other professional qualifications and industry experience are encouraged to apply. Evidence of design work in a digital/portfolio of work is also required. If English is not the 1st language, students must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. English Language tuition, delivered by the British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course.

Course modules

Modules include: Faculty research methods; research into performance; perspectives; performance making. Option modules: education and the arts; negotiated placement; performance, practice and technology; animating places; cultural policy and planning; project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays, lecture-demonstrations, group and individual presentations and practice-based work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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