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Performance Design MA Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

UK

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Course Overview

The MA in Performance Design provides specialist vocational training preparing you for a career in designing for the stage and screen.

The course has been revised with the latest industry developments in mind and is taught over one academic year through a combination of project and production work.

You will acquire a broad range of specialist skill sets in both design and making.

Specialisation will enable you to acquire practical knowledge and technical skills from a range of School production staff and/or visiting industry professionals. You will be able to explore unique creative collaboration opportunities within the course and benefit from shared learning, knowledge and skills exchange with other postgraduate and undergraduate creatives.

You will be able to create an impressive professional portfolio of project and realised design work. You will launch your career to a range of industry professionals, one-to-one industry interviews and in a graduate exhibition.

Course Highlights

A full time one-year vocational course designed to create confident leading industry professionals.

Learn from design practitioners and visiting industry professionals.

Apply a specialist design approach across projects and on School productions.

Meet a range of industry professionals in a series of one-to-one interviews, including at the public graduate exhibition.

Create an impressive professional portfolio with excellent pathways to employment.

Career Prospects

The course prepares graduates for careers as freelance design professionals and leading creative collaborators. With a focus on providing team leadership, you will learn to apply a flexible approach to design with a high level of specialist and transferable designer skills.

The course structure allows for diversification within the subject area of Performance Design, reflecting specialisation within current industry practice.

At the graduate exhibition you will gain networking opportunities and one-to-one feedback in a series of interviews and events with industry professionals, which can provide excellent routes to employment.

Throughout the course and at the graduate exhibition you will gain networking opportunities and one-to-one feedback in a series of interviews and events with industry professionals, which can provide excellent routes to employment.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Performance Design MA.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£24,600.00 (25,36,735) per year

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

2 Downside Road,

Clifton,

Bristol,

Bristol,

BS8 2XF, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£24,600.00 (25,36,735) per year

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Christchurch Studios

38 Portland St,

Clifton,

Bristol,

BS8 4JB, England

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants would normally be expected to have an honours degree in a related visual arts subject area such as Fine Art, Sculpture, Architecture, Costume, Illustration, Theatre Studies, or Production Arts. However, applicants with extensive relevant professional experience will also be considered. Applicants would be expected to have entry-level skills and experience relevant to the subject specialisation they are intending to follow. Applicants should be able to provide evidence of their suitability for the course by the production of a portfolio of art and performance design work. It is an expectation that the applicants understand the required basic skills involved and have knowledge of the role of Performance Designer within a production. Good communication and interpersonal skills are important and applicants will be expected to demonstrate these at interview. f English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language proficiency through a relevant qualification, such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), which can also be used to satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requirements. For MA Performance Design, an overall score of 7.0 is normally required, with a minimum of 7.0 in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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