Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Performance and Culture (Interdisciplinary Perspectives)

The course takes in diverse forms of theatre including multicultural and street theatre; and such practices as performance art; dance; ritual; site-specific performance and a wide range of hybrid forms; it leads students to explore performance as sociocultural process by using analytical principles from sociology; the sociology of culture; cultural theory; anthropology; history; philosophy; politics and semiotics; as well as theories of the theatre and performance; we have numerous links locally and internationally with a wide variety of theatres; companies and performers; there are 3 compulsory core courses which focus on a range of issues concerning performance as a sociocultural practice; they involve conceptual and theoretical material; their interweave and their relationship to performance; historiographical methodologies and textual issues; analysis of live performances; cultural difference ethnicity and cross-culturalism; questions to do with corporeality; alternative spaces and performance in terms of social inclusivity; a choice of options or independent study constitutes the 4th component plus a dissertation of 15-20,000 words.

Entry requirements

1st degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field considered subject to qualifying examination; non-native English speakers need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS.

Sponsorship information

AHRC

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

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