Contextual Studies III

The details
East 15 Acting School
East15 (Loughton) Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
26 June 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA W411 Acting,
BA W83A Acting (International)

Module description

The module concentrates on contemporary theatre. Students are encouraged to reflect on their course experiences and training and to prepare themselves for further professional and cultural challenges after graduation. You will use the research and writing skills you have learned in years one and two to consider new ideas in greater depth and to develop the ability to express arguments through a process supported by relevant research and source materials. This
process will culminate in the third term when you will present your Personal Development Journal.

Module aims

To encourage students to:
- Reflect on the training process and preparation for the professional theatre
- Research an area of personal interest in depth
- Participate in fully group discussion

Module learning outcomes

- Analytical approach to subject matter set
- Substantial evidence of research to support arguments/ideas
- Effective use of language in written work and presentations
- Ability to express well-structured ideas and arguments

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

- Normally 2 hours of Contextual Studies lectures, seminars or tutorials per week except during acting priority weeks - Students are expected to use independent study for research, class preparation and for producing/preparing assignments. - Learning will be supported by appropriate screenings. - Formative feedback and tutor comments on essay and presentation evaluation reports


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Continuous Assessment     

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr Zois Pigadas, email: zpigadas@essex.ac.uk.
Zois Pigadas and Eirini Kartsaki



External examiner

Mr Anthony Richard Clark
Prof Robert Gordon
Goldsmiths University
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information
East 15 Acting School

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