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About

The Drama course from University of South Wales has a high level of practical exploration, under-pinned by critical reflection, with excellent support and supervision. 

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Overview

This Drama course from University of South Wales reflects the contemporary professional world which calls for flexible, innovative practitioners who are willing and able to work across the full range of theatre and media. These roles might range from mainstream professional organisations to applied and community contexts.

Whether you are an experienced artist wishing to have the time and space to develop your practice, or starting out in your career as a theatre maker, drama practitioner, story-teller or educator, the MA Drama course will help you fulfil your potential.

The over-riding ethos is on reflective practice: making work, writing about it, watching work, and exploring different approaches thoughtfully.

Though the emphasis is on theatre, there are opportunities to work through other media for those students with appropriate experience and aspirations. 

Career

USW’s MA Drama course provides an advanced professional development opportunity for those working in or wishing to work in contexts where drama is used. These include individual professional practitioners, teachers and educators, and applied drama specialists in a variety of contexts, as well as those who want to use drama skills in the film and television industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reflective Practice : Theatre and Performance Practices 
  • Reflective Practice : Themes, Contexts and Applications 
  • Professional Practices in Drama 
  • Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Research and Practice in the Creative Industries
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
64
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
64
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to this programme is by application and demonstration of appropriate practical experience. You will normally be expected to hold a good Honours degree (2:1 or above). This degree does not necessarily need to be in a drama-related subject, but all applicants will be expected to have a documented advanced interest in key aspects of the broad field of drama.

  • Professional practitioners without a degree may be in a position to apply via the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) route. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time UK: £1030 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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