Research course

Theatre and Performance Studies

Institution
University of Warwick · School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures
Qualifications
MA by research

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Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Please make sure you check the full course details online before you apply.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The degree of an MA by Research in Theatre and Performance studies offers you the opportunity to design a bespoke programme of original and independent research at a leading department in the discipline.

The MA by Research is designed to be flexible in terms of the topic and the assessed format you undertake. Subject to the approval of the department, your degree may culminate in a 30,000-40,000 word thesis or a combination of practice as research that may involve performance, curation, writing for performance, translation, applied theatre projects or digital outcome alongside a shorter thesis.

Supervision for MA students will be provided by academic researchers with significant experience of undertaking research across a range of topics in theatre and performance research. Your supervisor or co-supervisors will support and guide you from the application stage to the completion of your research. We supervise a wide range of students from a variety of different countries and backgrounds and welcome this diversity among our student body.

Department specialisms

Research in the department is transnational, collaborative and interdisciplinary and is focused on the following main - but overlapping - research themes: Ethics, Politics, Praxis Cities, Places, Environments (Identities) Memories, Histories, Futures Theory, Aesthetics and the Popular Creative Industries and the Value of Culture

Information for international students

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band B
  • IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585