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Drama (MA by Research / MRes / PhD)

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Drama Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our growing drama community offers opportunities to engage in a rich programme of talks and workshops from visiting lecturers/companies and you will benefit from our close links with local professional theatres and festivals. Postgraduate research in drama enables you to benefit from the expertise of research active staff with a wide range of knowledge in areas including: devising; writing for performance; acting; immersive and participatory theatre; theatrical adaptation; multimedia performance; classical theatre; site-related performance; theatre and education and applied theatre.

As a postgraduate researcher you will be supported by staff members who have a wide range of research interests and professional experience in the drama subject area; and you will draw on their experience of a variety of research epistemologies and methodologies, including creative approaches and practice as research. You will have the opportunity to attend national and international conferences and to present your work and ideas as your research develops. You will gain support to submit your work for publication. Our Research students are part of a growing drama community in the school of Liberal and Performing Arts offering opportunities for collaborating with other drama students at all levels.

If you are interested in practice as research you will be able to present your performance work in our new studio facilities at the Oxstalls campus, which include a multimedia theatre studio, and black box and white box spaces. You will also have the opportunity to stage your performance work at our partner professional venues.

Different course options

Full time | University of Gloucestershire | 4 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have: a 2.1 honours degree from a UK university or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area; PhD: a master’s degree or equivalent in a subject area relevant to the proposed research topic; In exceptional circumstances, we will consider applications from non-graduates with experience of undertaking research or graduates who wish to work in a new subject area; Registration is usually for MA by Research, with the possibility of transfer to PhD; Candidates with a masters degree in a relevant subject that contains appropriate research methods training may register for PhD directly.

University information

Join the University of Gloucestershire and you will be part of a creative, professional community of 1,000 postgraduate students, 2,000 staff and an alumni network of 40,000 graduates. The University has a growing reputation for its high level of satisfied students and excellent teaching. They strive to be outward looking, and are intensively engaged in partnerships with local industry to enrich students’ learning and boost their career...more