University of South Wales

University of South Wales


This course is aimed at graduates or those already working at a postgraduate level, the course is for anyone who wants to pursue a career through the production of drama; whether to pursue a career in teaching, or as a drama practitioner.

Entry requirements

Admission to this programme is by application, interview and demonstration of appropriate practical experience. You will normally be expected to hold a good Honours degree (2.1 or above). This degree does not necessarily need to be in a drama-related subject, but all applicants will be expected to have a documented advanced interest in key aspects of the broad field of drama. Professional practitioners without a degree may be in a position to apply via the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) route. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional practices in drama; reflective practice 1;reflective practice 2; dissertation or major production in drama.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through individual assignments, group work and examinations, as well as the completion of a dissertation or major production.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Adam Street) Cardiff CF24 2FN Wales

Key information

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