12 months
16100 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MRes Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) from University of Lincoln aims to provide a recognised research award in preparation for PhD study in associated areas, and is designed for students seeking to develop a foundation for doctoral study.

Visit the official programme website for more information


This MRes Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) from University of Lincoln is an ideal starting point towards further research in to the performing arts. It aims to provide the critical and methodological tools necessary for scholarly research, while enabling focused study in a chosen performing arts discipline and engagement with different perspectives on performance.

Students on this Master's programme can benefit from the resources of Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, studios, gallery, and a vibrant artistic community.


This Masters offers the opportunity for further research in the performing arts. Graduates may use this course as a platform for further study, progression to doctoral study, or for a career in research and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced (ethno)musicology 

  • Critical Perspectives
  • Designing your Research Project
  • Dissertation (MRes Performing Arts) 
  • Examining Choreography 
  • Practice-as-research final project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please allow enough time for your application to be considered prior to the start date.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or upper second class honours degree.
  • Applications are made through the University's online application system. We look for existing interest and experience in a performing arts discipline or disciplines, an interest in furthering studies through research, and the potential to continue studying toward an MPhil or PhD. Alongside your application you should submit a piece of academic writing critically exploring an enquiry related to the Performing Arts. This should be around 2,000 words.
  • Interviews take place by telephone or in person, and applicants are welcome to visit our campus to see our facilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £2,204 per year
  • Part-time International: £8,050 per year


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last year

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music)
University of Lincoln


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!