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; for further information, please see: http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/postgraduate/funded
This Masters programme engages with a range of theatre and performance practices, explored in a critically informed capacity, ranging from Dramaturgy to Playwriting to Site-specific and Locational practices to Autobiographical Performance. You will develop skills and techniques to further your vocational career; theoretical knowledge which will enrich and enhance your creative work; as well as the ability to critically interrogate your performance practice. You will be taught by leading academics as well as external professional practitioners.
• MLitt: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
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• A significant part of the programme is delivered by professional practitioners, ensuring the programme content is relevant and up to date with the latest trends in theatre.
• Our facilities include a studio theatre and large flexible-seat theatre seating over 200 spectators.
• The city of Glasgow provides an unbeatable location for the programme. 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 and the Glue Factory.
• Glasgow is the base for a number of nationally significant theatre organisations, including the National Theatre of Scotland, the Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, Ankur Arts, Vanishing Point and Theatre Cryptic.
The programme is designed to give you a practical and critical engagement with many forms of theatre and performance practice.
You will take core courses and create a portfolio of optional courses according to your personal interests and perceived needs. You can also select some courses from across the College of Arts, enabling an interdisciplinary approach.
The programme concludes with an independent 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.
• Research methods
• Contemporary devising practices
• Independent practice
• Debating dramaturgy
• Work placement
• Independent research project.
This programme is ideal for practitioners who want to develop their practice; graduates who are planning a career in theatre making; and those who want to look more in depth into aspects of theatre practice they have enjoyed and benefitted from through undergraduate studies. The programme also provides an excellent foundation for PhD studies and an academic career.