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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Reasons to study Performance Practices MA at DMU:

  • You will investigate both the creative and critical contexts of performance, taught by our internationally recognised staff who are practising artists and scholars
  • Develop your writing, making and thinking by engaging with current contemporary performance practice and theory
  • Establish professional links through placements with regional and national arts-based organisations
  • Topics studied include the body in performance, audiences, spaces, narrative, memory, digital technologies and collaboration, and these are addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Work with an energetic, research-active staff team with international profiles in contemporary performance practices.

The course aims to foster creative and performance skills, theoretical knowledge and research skills appropriate to contemporary performance practices, and is designed for those wishing to develop themselves as independent artists, practitioner-researchers, scholarly researchers and reflective practitioners. It is also suitable for professional artists and educators who wish to reinvigorate their practices and deepen their engagement in performance making.

This programme will assist in developing your skills and knowledge towards achieving your goals; whether it is to become a teacher or performer, start your own company, or pursue further study. It will allow you to gain real life experience through a range of opportunities offered by the industry through our links with local and national organisations.

There is some flexibility in module choice, so that you may broaden existing skills and/or develop new skills that complement your programme specific studies. You may choose to study a module from another similar programme or to undertake placements, further preparing you for employment in a range of contexts.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,100per year

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    19th

    6

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