University of Exeter
Theatre Practice: General Programme
The MA in Theatre Practice is ideal for anyone wishing to further their practical and theoretical knowledge along with advanced research skills. Whether you seek to develop an area of theatre that you have enjoyed in your previous degree, or to tackle new horizons you have not yet had the opportunity to study, during the programme you will pursue a range of practical and theoretical knowledge whilst being taught by leading academics. The MA in Theatre Practice offers students the chance to develop skills and knowledge in Shakespeare, performer training, socially engaged practice or theatre and performance research.
The programme consists of five compulsory modules including a 60 credit dissertation module. The two core practice modules focus on Exeter's specialist areas which include performer training, applied theatre, inter-and transcultural theatre, Shakespeare and theatre and performance research.
During your first term you will take a compulsory module that studies the internationalisation of performance culture and the adaptation of theatre practices across cultures. This comparative study embraces cultures from around the world, introduces you to the wide experience of other students and asks you to reflect on what matters most to you in contemporary performance.
In term 2 you advance your research skills, reflecting on what it is to do theatrical research today and how to imagine, refine, and present on an area of theatrical practice and research of your choosing. In your final term you will conduct an in-depth research project in form of a dissertation, that can be fully written or partially practice-as-research.
Over the course of the programme you will gain knowledge of new performance skills and edit and produce a digital portfolio of your work.
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in drama or a relevant subject. Practical and/or professional experience may be taken as constituting the equivalent of a degree qualification, provided there is also sufficient evidence that applicants will be able to cope with the academic aspects of the programme. An interview may be required as part of the application process. International applicants need to meet the English language requirements.
Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. Some examples of the modules are; Research Preparation and Writing Skills; Cultural Adaptation; Dissertation Term ; Contemporary Performance Practices and Performance Practice Project
Assessment is via a combination of seminar presentations, essays, continuous assessment, presentations of practice (only for practice options) and a written research project and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (EU)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Streatham Campus||Exeter||EX4 4QJ||South West|
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