Lancaster University

Lancaster University

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Our MA by research programmes are designed for graduates who want to prepare for doctoral study either by integrating creative practice with theoretical or historical work, or through traditional academic research. One third of the programme comprises taught modules, while two thirds are given over to a continuous overarching research project. Students take 3 taught modules; 2 compulsory modules, and a third module relating to their specialised subject. Students will have strong supervisor support throughout the course and will be involved in regular group seminars during the 1st 2 academic terms.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language (IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent qualification).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Critical thinking; research theory and methods. Art modules: contemporary issues in the arts and creative sector. Design modules: Contemporary issues in the arts and creative sector; imagination lab; design and business; design directions. Film studies modules: Contemporary issues in the arts and creative sector; cinema and history. Theatre and performance modules: contemporary issues in the arts and creative sector.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, presentation, thesis and/or artwork or event.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Coordinator
Telephone number: 
01524 510899