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Course summary

This Masters engages with a range of theatre and performance practices, explored in a critically informed context. The programme encompasses practices such as contemporary devising and production dramaturgy, autobiographical performance, and socially/politically engaged practice. You will be encouraged to develop a reflective, rigorous and critically informed approach to theatre practice, with the intention of enriching and enhancing your creative work and furthering your career as a theatre/performance practitioner. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The programme is delivered by leading academics in collaboration with theatre practitioners’ active in Glasgow's performance scene and beyond.
-The programme provides multiple opportunities for students to develop, present and receive feedback on their own theatre and performance practice. This involves leading professional practitioners acting as mentors for individual students when creating their final practice as research projects. Our facilities include a large flexible-seat theatre seating over 200 spectators as well as smaller studio spaces Glasgow is home to a huge variety of theatres that produce and show a range from the experimental and risky, to the traditional and repertory, from canonical and new writing, to devised and physical performance. World-leading venues include the Citizens’ Theatre, Tramway, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) and the Glue Factory. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE The programme is designed to give you a practical and critical engagement with many forms of theatre and performance practice through a variety of core and optional courses. You can take either an optional course or a work placement (agreed and negotiated with your tutor) according to your personal interests and perceived needs. Your optional course can be selected from across the College of Arts, enabling an interdisciplinary approach. The programme concludes with a Practice as Research Project. This provides you with a degree of flexibility in relation to the focus of your advanced study. It permits further applied practice or the opportunity to undertake an in-depth written study on an area of your choice. Courses Include: RESEARCH METHODS CONTEMPORARY DEVISING PRACTICES INDEPENDENT PRACTICE CONTEMPORARY DRAMATURGICAL PRACTICES [[[THEATRE5033]]] Optional courses include DRAMATURGY PLACEMENT BECKETT IN PERFORMANCE PERFORMING MEMORY

How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2021 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. For Theatre & Performance Practices we occasionally make exception to the 2.1 Honours degree requirement and are prepared to acknowledge appropriate skills and background in theatre and performance practices. When applying for this programme, please include a personal statement (maximum 500 words) stating why you want to study this programme with the particular courses it offers.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via by searching for 'scholarships'. Prestigious Scottish Funding Council Awards are available to high calibre applicants for this programme. The SFC has selected this programme in recognition of the high demand for students with these qualifications. The awards cover all tuition costs.

Theatre and Performance Practices MLitt at University of Glasgow - UCAS