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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This highly practical and intensive 1-year postgraduate programme offers training that will develop professional directors of the future. Directing students will observe, participate and work with the students on other programmes to deepen their understanding of the acting process.

UWTSD Cardiff offers a selection of postgraduate degrees that will provide the Students with a solid technique hand in hand with a broad understanding of the creative industries in Wales and beyond.

UWTSD Cardiff is a lively melting pot of the actors, singers, dancers and directors of the future. The courses’ work ethic is based on personal development, respect and collaboration. This stems from the support the students receive from the committed and professional staff.

This highly practical and intensive 1-year postgraduate programme offers training that will develop professional directors of the future. Directing students will observe, participate and work with the students on other programmes to deepen their understanding of the acting process.

The main area of study will be how to establish and develop a connection between actors with the Meisner & Stanislavsky process, how to think in pictures in the imagined world, how to work with objectives and events in a psycho-physical process, how to encourage the performers' inspiration and creativity.

Course Overview

The programme will also afford practical time for the student director to steadily hone the basic rudiments of directing with a series of studies, which will also enrich the performer’s experience of the subject with regular showings during the term.

The student director will work closely with directors and technical teams on Public Performances. They will also be encouraged to develop their own creative work during the course of the degree.

The possibilities of learning about the technical and stage management aspects of productions, marketing and booking tours as well as creating educational workshops will be deeply useful to prepare the student director for the industry and make them practically aware of all the essential roles that goes to producing a piece of professional theatre.

Why choose this course

  • High contact hours with staff
  • Three public performances with a professional technical crew
  • Strong links with the industry in Wales and beyond
  • London Showcase
  • Based in Cardiff

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 102 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    147 77%

    18th

    53
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    14

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