BIMM University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: BIMM Limited

Performing Arts (Taught)

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Course summary

Course Summary The innovative MA Performing Arts MA provides fantastic opportunities for you to explore your own specialism within performing arts in line with your personal career aspirations. It allows you to stand apart from others in your chosen field and lead the discussion in the performing arts sector. If you are a performing arts practitioner – either a performer, choreographer, director, or entrepreneur – with innovative ideas and a desire to work together with students from different fields this course might captivate your interest, as it will allow you to further develop yourself academically, creatively, and professionally. Through four modules across Autumn and Spring Semesters, you will apply a theoretical lens to your own and others’ professional practice. Drawing on a broad range of performing arts research, you will be encouraged to actively investigate areas such as, Directing, Performing, Choreography and Entrepreneurship within the arts industry. The MA programme will take a person-centred approach and include a balance of expert tuition, experiential workshops, and self-guided study. You will learn to analyse your key interests, beliefs, and values and work collaboratively with your peers to expand your knowledge and develop your creative skills. During your MA, we will help you turn your ideas into reality. We will introduce you to cutting-edge research and assist you with broadening your network within the industry. HOW TO APPLY You will need to apply directly. Please contact us for an application form


Core modules:

  • Performing Arts Practice and Research
  • Exploring the Performing Arts Industry
  • Performing Arts and Technology
  • Professional Development and New Entrepreneurship
- Professional Project/Dissertation

How to apply

International applicants

Applicants that require a Student Visa to study can be accepted at the following location: Performers College Essex.

Entry requirements

A degree (normally 2.2 or above) in a creative industry-related subject or significant experience in a relevant field. Overseas students where English is not their native language may be required to meet a minimum English language requirement of an Academic IELTS 6.5. We require a minimum of 6.0 to be achieved in each band. All applicants will be subject to interview and a portfolio may also be requested for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPCEL).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6950* Year 1
Scotland £6950* Year 1
Wales £6950* Year 1
Channel Islands £6950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition Fees stated are per year of study and do not include: - Accommodation - Equipment required for the course
Performing Arts at BIMM University - UCAS