University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Theatre and Performance Studies

Explore diverse forms of contemporary theatre with this practical course. You'll study areas including devised performance and live art, community and applied theatres, new playwriting, classic texts on the contemporary stage, and documentary and verbatim theatre. Our teaching team has strong links with many major venues, theatre companies and practitioners, with Sheffield recently named best theatre city outside London. Improve both your research and performance skills by working with practising theatre-makers and arts organisations. We have a fully equipped theatre workshop and studio spaces, a publicly licensed drama studio, and excellent editing and recording facilities.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 or the international equivalent in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Text, Politics and Performance; Issues in Contemporary Performance; Theatre Practice 1: practical research projects; Theatre Practice 2: independent practice; Dissertation of 15,000 or 9,000 words plus integrated practice component.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on performance practice, written coursework and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by the University. Deadlines for funding applications are usually in winter/early spring.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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