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Performance PracticeCity Campus
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Location: City Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Course summary•Articulate and share your creative practice.•Foster and develop your connections with creative communities.•Study around your existing responsibilities.•Develop your skills on a creative retreat and apply them in your ongoing practice.On this course, you'll utilise your background in performance to further enhance your career. You'll study the work of performance artists and companies, and learn how to develop your individual identity as a performance practitioner.How you learnYou'll study a range of topics and approaches that will underpin and further enable your own performance work. These modules will help you to shape your own ideas and learn from other performance artists and companies. Upon graduating, you'll have discovered, re-discovered and developed a distinctive, informed professional practice.The course is designed to fit around people with existing employment and/or industry commitments. Teaching will take place in the evenings and at weekends with some content available online, as a supplement to your learning and research.You learn through•lectures•group discussion•independent learning•practical workshops•tutorials•self-directed research•online resources•creative retreatsApplied learningLive projectsStudents are expected to complete their studies with a signature project, whether this takes the form of a performance event, digital or physical archive, a presentation or talk, written thesis, or some other creative format (in negotiation with your tutors).Field tripsThis course incorporates two intensive weekends away for focused laborative exploration of practice and ideas. There are also four full day sessions held at the City Campus of Sheffield Hallam University and/or the Nicholls Campus of UCEN Manchester.laborative learningThis unique, laborative MA is delivered between Sheffield Hallam University and UCEN Manchester. This transpennine connection, and the twinning of our institutions, allows you to reflect on and enhance your performance practice — creating dialogues with new people, in new settings.
Undergraduate degree in Performance, theatre, acting or a related discipline (e.g. dance), with a 2:1 classification. All applicants will apply online through to SHU and then will be interviewed.
IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Sheffield Hallam University.
About this university
The first spot to call at the university is the International Experience Team. This is a dedicated team who offer international students help and advice during their time in Sheffield. Their services start before a student arrives in the country with journey planning and arranging accommodation. There is also help in the form of a pre-arrival guide so students arrive knowing what to expect. There is also plenty of support on offer after this for matters such as immigration and visas, financial support and bringing families to the UK while studying. The Sheffield Hallam Students Union is based in the HUBS building and has a number of facilities available. These include an advice centre, the student union shop, Bar Phoenix, activities areas as well as skills and training opportunities and areas for the clubs and societies on offer. In addition, there is a student wellbeing department to help support students during their studies and careers advice to help prepare for a time after university. There are some 40 sports and 50 other clubs and groups established on the campuses as well as host of volunteering and charity work opportunities. Sports range from archery to badminton, cricket to cycling as well as football, rugby and swimming, to name a few. The societies fall into different categories such as active, appreciation, course and vocational, cultural, faith and belief, performance and political. As well as the student union other services on offer including multi-faith chaplaincy services, a business start-up service to help graduates, IT services and even help with finding part time employment between classes.