Supervised and taught by highly specialised and expert staff, during this course you will have the option of exploring your research through performance, arts/media practice and more traditional text-based approaches. Our course is located in the Faculty of Arts and Media, where there is a vibrant community of staff and students pursuing arts and media disciplines using a variety of methodologies with a plethora of outputs. The MRes is geared towards facilitating your individual research interests, and you will be matched with staff able to guide you in your explorations, research and practical activity. The sites where the course is taught have the facilities that you would expect in order to be successful in arts and media research, including specialist studio spaces together with specialist equipment, technology and software.
The 40 credits of taught modules you will take are grouped by specific subject area: Art and design; performing arts (drama, dance, performance and music); media. You will have the opportunity to shape your final project (140 credits) with guidance from a specialist in this area.
Teaching and assessment through the taught modules focus on preparing you for your final project, which will be a critical investigation into arts and media practices. This may be in the form of a dissertation, exhibition, performance or portfolio of creative work.
UK/EU Applicants: Applicants will normally have a 2:1 honours degree (minimum) in a discipline related to Arts and Media or an initial degree in another subject, plus evidence of certificated learning in an Arts and Media subject or related experience. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully. International Applicants: See Providers website
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