Contemporary Performance MFA

Manchester Metropolitan University

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OVERVIEWMFA Contemporary Performance is a taught, Masters programme that focuses on innovative contemporary performance practice. It is a practical course aimed at artists/graduates working within and across radical theatre and/or dance practices (experimental theatre, contemporary dance, performance art, dance theatre, physical theatre etc.). The course is designed and led by established practitioners, curators and academics, who are connected to, expert in, and passionate about the leading ... READ MORE

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Full time | Manchester Campus | 2 years | SEP

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WUSCA student ranking
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89th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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54th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
19th

Start date and duration

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SEP
Full Time
2 years

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Tuition fees

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More info: The tuition fee is £1542 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable..

Students from Domestic
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More info: Channel Island students: Full-time fee: £2834 per 30 credits per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study)..

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Students from Channel Islands
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More info: The tuition fee is £1542 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable..

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More info: The tuition fee is £2834 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable..

International Students
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Latest Performing Arts (General) reviews

Performing Arts (General)
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Contemporary Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)

The prices are high but affordable. Accommodation is quite expensvie, a double room costs about 300EUR/month and a...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Contemporary Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)

I would recommend this university of mmu because it makes studying flexible and adaptable to all. The most appealing...

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Manchester Metropolitan University
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54th
Student rating
Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at Manchester Met. In total, the University offers more than 250 postgraduate taught programmes and dozens of postgraduate research areas. The campus is perfectly placed for you to enjoy Manchester, a city world-renowned for its friendly, cosmopolitan and creative energy.

Where you'll study

Manchester Metropolitan University

Oxford Road Manchester
Greater Manchester
M15 6BH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Oxford Road  0.2 miles away

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