University of Derby
Writing for Performance
This course is designed for students who wish to develop their writing skills in the field of live and recorded performance. Studio practice will be at the heart of the programme. Taking the premise of David Edgar that performance writing is both an art and a craft; the programme will divide from the start into both exploration of the students' own work and study of the contemporary and historical canon.
Applications are welcomed from students with a good 1st degree in a relevant discipline or related disciplines to the MA. The usual minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent. Evidence must be provided of comparable experience and research in your 1st degree. All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to research, to organise information and to write coherent and creative work. All candidates will usually be interviewed, ensuring that we offer the appropriate academic support for the candidate�s creative development. We may also require submission of a portfolio of creative writing. For candidates whose first language is not English, we require students to have an IELTS standard of at least 7.0 or its equivalent.
Performance writing (the art form); performance writing (the craft); producers and markets; advanced workshop practice; creative project.
A range of assessment types are utilised, including critical based essays, project proposals, reflective essays and extended research projects.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 495 per Module (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,260 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 495 per Module (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 495 per Module (home fees)||3 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 495 per Module (EU fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Kedleston Road Campus||Derby||DE22 1GB||East Midlands|
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