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Key featuresTake advantage of our stunning, new, multi-million pound, purpose-built performing arts facility, The House.Work in a vibrant interdisciplinary arts and research community where you’ll mix with staff and students from across the arts faculty creating opportunities for collaborative performance and practice-based research. This includes colleagues from areas such as theatre and performance, dance, music and creative writing.Benefit from mentorship and teaching by highly skilled
Take advantage of our stunning, new, multi-million pound, purpose-built performing arts facility, The House.
Work in a vibrant interdisciplinary arts and research community where you’ll mix with staff and students from across the arts faculty creating opportunities for collaborative performance and practice-based research. This includes colleagues from areas such as theatre and performance, dance, music and creative writing.
Benefit from mentorship and teaching by highly skilled practitioners and scholars.
Undertake a major placement with a theatre/performance company or arts organisation that will enhance your professional development and inform your studies and creative practice.
You’ll acquire a more sophisticated ability to reflect critically on performance practice, allowing you to realise your potential as a practical scholar. You’ll also undertake a major placement with a theatre/performance company or arts organisation to enhance your professional development.
Graduate destinations include freelance opportunities as actors, performers, directors and workshop leaders; theatre and performance community practitioners or researchers; creative producers; entrepreneurial and business-related activites; and further postgraduate studies (such as PhDs).
You’ll take a series of modules taught through lectures, workshops and seminars. You’ll explore the larger implications of training in/for performance and specialise in a specific training of your choice (such as acting, live art or performance-making training). You’ll be offered support and mentorship from experienced staff and visiting practitioners. You’ll acquire a more sophisticated ability to reflect critically on performance practice, allowing you to realise your potential as a practical scholar. You’ll also work, with the guidance of your supervisor, to produce an artistic and/or academic thesis on a subject of your choice, underpinned by relevant research, analysis and critical reflection. This programme includes a major placement with a theatre/performance company or arts organisation where you’ll advance your professional development and gain valuable experience that will enrich your studies and creative practice.
The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park.
The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding training for postgraduate students.
Plymouth’s campus boasts nine award winning cafés, the Jill Craigie cinema, the city’s largest contemporary art gallery (the Arts Institute), and the Nancy Astor gym. There are also specialised campus facilities for medical, nursing and allied health students at Derriford Hospital and Treliske Hospital sites.