Component

MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA Drama and Literature options

Final Year, Component 04

LT831-6-FY or TH836-6-FY or TH831-6-FY
LT831-6-FY
Independent Literature Project
(30 CREDITS)

What fascinates you? Pursue a topic that you are enthusiastic about and have chosen, with support and guidance from our expert academic staff. Gain invaluable training for future graduate work, as you learn how to sustain a written argument over 10,000 words.

TH831-6-FY
Independent Practical Theatre Project
(30 CREDITS)

Pursue your own interests and passions by designing and carrying out your own theatre research project. Whether it’s a new approach to directing a classic play, writing a script, running workshops, or exploring an area like puppetry or theatre in education, the Independent Practical Project gives you the chance to implement your own programme of creative research, under specialist supervision from an academic staff member.

TH836-6-FY
Independent Theatre Studies Project
(30 CREDITS)

This module is designed to allow Drama students to carry out an independent, written study on an agreed topic within Theatre Studies. You will produce a 10,000 word dissertation on an area of particular interest to you. This may be the work of a specific playwright, or group of playwrights; a movement, mode or style of theatre; the work of a particular practitioner, theatre or theatre company; a theme within dramatic literature; or a period of theatre history.

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