Entry requirements

You will need a good degree (2.2 or above) in Drama, Performance, Theatre Studies or a related subject. Applicants from overseas should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (normally IELTS 6.5 or equivalent) All students will be interviewed to assess their suitability and preparedness for the course. Candidates will be considered with a significant a significant track record of professional experience in a relevant field, but without a BA (Hons) degree. To do this, non-standard applicants in this category will be interviewed, and may be asked to produce a piece of written work as a means of assessing their suitability.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The aim of the MA Drama course is to produce graduates who possess a systematic understanding and a critical and creative awareness of practice and theory at the forefront of the discipline.

During the course, you will critically evaluate the current practice and theories and apply a comprehensive range of techniques to develop your own work. You will develop an understanding of philosophies of performance and consider the ethical implications of performance practice. You will investigate a line of experimental performance practices that inform and define the discipline. You will be given opportunities to apply knowledge in original ways, for instance through a significant individual research project which can include a practical component.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
0800 953 3222