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ResM Theatre and Performance

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-JAN-21, 01-APR-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

ResM Theatre and Performance

Re?ne your existing skills and knowledge on a programme built to foster innovative, con?dent and well-prepared researchers. Bene?t from close guidance while researching 20th century or contemporary theatre, live art, and popular or interdisciplinary performance – whether through creative practice, or textual or archival study.

Careers with this subject

Graduate destinations include PhD study, professional performance/art-making, arts administration and management, research assistant, community development work and teaching in secondary and further education.

Key features

  • Become an independent, forward-looking, creative theatre and performance researcher, able to engage in, and respond to, the challenges of the contemporary world.
  • Advance on a well-supported route that enables you to progress from undergraduate studies to doctoral level research in an environment that tests the boundaries, definitions and potential of performance and theatre.
  • Acquire a sophisticated range of subject specific and transferable research skills through seminars and workshops.
  • Focus on a specific research project in theatre and performance under the guidance of a supervisory team.
  • Work in our dynamic, state-of-the-art performance centre, The House.
  • Work in a department that places equal value on practice-led and traditional methods of research and their expression.
  • Pursue a masters degree while in employment. The contact hours for the part-time ResM programme make it possible for you to work part time while you study - you don’t even need to live locally.
  • Engage with Plymouth’s vibrant theatre and performance scene which includes Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth Fringe and the Barbican Theatre, alongside performances and events hosted by the department itself.
  • If you are making exceptional progress, you can progress directly into our PhD programme without having to complete your masters thesis.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,170per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    131 69%

    39th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    82nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    73rd

    25

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