MA Writing for Performance and Digital Media
(Award available for year: Master of Arts)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able to:- critically and creatively to evaluate current issues and research in Performance and the Cultural Industries - demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of research techniques, applicable to their own research interests, within the field of writing for performance and digital media- exhibit sophisticated understanding of a range of concepts and techniques informed by knowledge at the forefront of creative writing as a discipline- demonstrate professional or near-professional levels of competence in application of contemporary creative writing practice- take a proactive and self-reflective role in working to develop professional and academic relationships with collaborators- conduct an independent extended research project in the field of writing for performance and/or digital media
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:• the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;• evaluating their own achievement and that of others;• self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;• independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;• critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:• evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within the discipline;• demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;• drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;• evaluating and criticising received opinion;• making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.