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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why choose this course

Uncover more about who you are – discover who you could become.

Ideal for those in full-time employment, our MA Theatre course from the Guildford School of Acting (GSA) provides a gateway to an exciting future, without the need for regular attendance on campus.

GSA is accredited by the Federation of Drama Schools (FDS), and you’ll have unlimited access to our virtual learning environment where you’ll be supported by industry-leading professionals and passionate academics.

Furthering your skills, our course will take you deeper into relevant concepts and the fascinating history of theatre, from both a practical and critical perspective.

What you will study

Our MA Theatre course allows you to study at your own pace through online learning, so you can pursue your passion for theatre and develop industry connections around your existing commitments.

You’ll actively engage with fundamental principles and explore the rich heritage of theatre from a critical, historical and theoretical perspective. You’ll gain an understanding of theatrical practices and develop your ability to evaluate significant historical, political, social and ethical developments in theatre.

Our broad range of modules incorporates topics such as The Background to Theatre, The Greeks, Shakespeare, Naturalism and the Actor, Modern Theatre, Global Theatres and Music and Dance in Theatre. You’ll also complete an Independent Research Project that will allow you to specialise in an area of particular interest to you, and you will complete a Professional Development Portfolio relevant to your career path.

Application deadline

22 July 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,700per year

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

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 103 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    161 85%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    4th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    68th

    33

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