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Drama

Queen Margaret University

Content

To have a successful career in the theatre, you need to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of its historical context, techniques and craft. On this course you’ll learn the collaborative skills and process involved in creating and staging plays, and will experiment with key contemporary performance practices.

Year 1:
Play and Performance; Introduction to Performance Theory and Theatre Studies; Analysing Text and Performance; The Origins of Theatre; Performance Practices; Theatre Production Practices.

Year 2:
Theatre of Ideas and the Stage; Creative Writing for New Media; Foundational Theory and Performance; Practitioner Researchers; British Theatre Since 1945; Making Theatre.

Year 3:
Performance Project; Contemporary Scottish Theatre in Debate OR Arts Funding in its Policy Context; Current Debates in Performance Theory; Independent Research Project/ plus two options.

Year 4:
Creative Entrepreneurship; Creative Practice; Honours Project; plus two options.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (standard entry) or BBBB (widening access entry) preferably including English or Drama or both plus English and preferably Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you must have 2 relevant Advanced Highers at BC plus Highers at BB (in different subjects).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

W490

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Department

Drama and Performing Arts

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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