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MA Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting) or (Directing)


Course Description

There are two strands to the programme, acting or directing with students working together as an ensemble during the year. You will focus on two strands of theatre: classical (Shakespeare and Renaissance) and contemporary (new writing).

There will be many opportunities to learn, experiment, and collaborate in projects, performances, and rehearsals. You will undertake a residency at Shakespeare’s Globe inLondon, and spend time working on brand new work with some of Scotland’s most talented writers in our collaboration with Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland. These new plays are performed in Glasgow to a public/professional audience in trimester three.

You will finish the programme with industry showcases in Glasgow and London. You will benefit from unrivalled professional connections allowing you to develop invaluable industry contacts. When you graduate, you will have gained practical high-level experience of working inthe profession, as well as all-important contacts and the skills to underpin your future career. You will also learn about business, entrepreneurship, and industry etiquette.

Entry Requirements

A good degree, or international equivalent, in a subject area relevant to the demands of the programme.

Course Fees

Scottish/EU (£11,382); Rest of UK (£11,382); International (£17,484)


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