Dissertation: MA Theatre (10,000 - 12,000 Words)
Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
08 May 2019
Requisites for this module
MA W81212 Theatre Practice,
MA W81224 Theatre Practice
Your dissertation is the centrepiece of your MA work. It gives you the opportunity to develop and to demonstrate your skills as an academic researcher and scholarly author, as you investigate and interpret a topic of your choosing.
MA in Scriptwriting
A complete play (including plays for radio) under 70 minutes playing time AND a 6,000 word dissertation
MA in Theatre Practice
This degree offers two options for the dissertation:
- a written dissertation of 12,000 words excluding bibliography and footnotes, which should adhere to the criteria outlined for the MA in Literature
- for Practice as Research projects, a substantial piece of theatre or performance practice AND a critical commentary of 6,000 words.
The aims of the dissertation are to demonstrate:
1. comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a selected current research area
2. the planning and execution of a substantial research project with guidance from a supervisor
3. a sustained, coherent argument based on critical and/or creative writing skills as appropriate
In preparation of and as part of the dissertation, students should be able to:
1. conduct effective research
2. write within disciplinary perspectives and genres, using academic conventions, and creating a longer, well-argued piece of writing
3. explore, analyse and present a coherent argument, involving a range of information from different soucres and/or disciplinary contexts as appropriate
No additional information available.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Dissertation (please see the Postgraduate Taught Handbook 2019/20 for word counts)
100 per cent Coursework Mark
100 per cent Coursework Mark
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