Contemporary Performance Practice

Ulster University - Magee

Contemporary Performance Practice

Combining innovative approaches to applied drama and contemporary performance practice, this course works with individuals in small group teaching to make performances that break boundaries. Whether you're interested in applied performance, arts and disability, performance and conflict resolution, or contemporary practice, this course will develop skills, knowledge, and experience.

The course includes a placement with a professional organisation of your choice and has close links with the industry including Theatre and Dance NI. It engages directly with the creative industries and related fields of employment. There are opportunities to work across discipline boundaries.

Our subject team of internationally recognised academics is committed to creating links between the course and the creative industries through placement experiences, visiting workshops, and talks by visiting professionals. You will also have the support of the University's Careers and Employability team.

As well as preparing you for a variety of employment areas within the creative and cultural industries, the work on personal development planning and entrepreneurship creates learning opportunities that directly support you in maximising your career potential.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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