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Making Performance, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
The MA Making Performance is an exciting opportunity to discuss, explore and create performance in high standard professional facilities. The course examines practice as research, the development of creative projects, the creation of major work and the ways in which evaluation and analysis of performance can be undertaken.

About

The programme is ideal for graduates, teachers, professional and semi-professional artists and individuals with suitable levels of performance experience and academic skill.

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the cultural and social context of performance and the ways in which the making of performance embraces, resists or reacts to its context;
  • Extend your knowledge of the practice of performance to a detailed, and complex level and benefit from major production opportunities in professional facilities;
  • Study on a programme with strong professional links and placement opportunities.

Career Prospects

The programme will equip you with skills in research, analysis and complex and creative problem solving. You will also develop performance and practice skills. This will provide a number of possible future routes for employment including teaching, professional performance and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Practice as Research
  • Creative Proposal
  • Practice Portfolio 
  • Creation of Performance Project
  • Reflecting on Practice

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity

          You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

          Full-time
          • Full-time duration 12 months
          Part-time
          • Average part-time duration 24 months
        • Credits
          180 alternative credits
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:

          90

          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        • Minimum required score:

          6.5

          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        • Minimum required score:

          65

          PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: Lower Second Class

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

        Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

        General Requirements

        To join this MA you should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject. You will also need appropriate professional experience or a performance background. An interview may form part of the selection process.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          13000 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
        • EU/EEA

          5220 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 5220 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
        Tuition fees for part-time study on this MA are £29 per credit for UK and EU students, i.e. £580 per 20 credit module.

        Living costs for Cambridge

        • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
          Living Costs

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

        Funding

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