While studying for an MPhil or PhD, you will undertake independent research in an area of your choice, supervised and supported by a team of experienced academics. You will have access to a range of training opportunities provided by the University to develop your research skills.
Example research areas include theatre and consciousness, adaptation, translation and dramaturgy, musical theatre, intercultural theatre, modern European avant garde, Indian theatre, gender and performance, German theatre, playwriting, Shakespeare’s theatre, directing, dance and technology, 20th Century British theatre, contemporary experimental performance, practice as research, embodiment and postcolonial theatre.
Research Areas, Projects & Topics
Example Research Areas include:
- Theatre and Consciousness
- Modern European Avant Garde
- German Theatre
- Dance and Choreography
- 20th Century British Theatre
- Contemporary Experimental Performance
- Indian Theatre
- Musical Theatre
Typical requirements include a good undergraduate degree (2.1 or First) and an MA degree.
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Students have access to the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, a £6million purpose-built arts centre which runs its own unique programme of public arts events throughout the year. The Centre includes a 450-seat theatre, three large studio spaces for performance and rehearsal, dressing rooms and a full workshop for the building of sets and props.
Career and Personal Development
An MPhil or PhD can enhance and progress careers in performing arts, opening up opportunities at senior levels in direction, production, management and education. It can be the starting point for an academic career, with graduates going on to professional research or teaching in higher education institutions.
* Academic year August - July
Guidance for Postgraduate Fees
Full time and part time postgraduate research students will be invoiced the published set fee each academic year enrolled, up to the point of thesis submission.
Upon first enrolment, the full set fee is payable.
All continuing students are required to re-enrol on their anniversary of their first enrolment. The relevant set full time or part time fee is payable by all continuing students on re-enrolment.
A reduced ‘writing-up’ fee in the 12 month period prior to thesis submission may be applicable subject to your progress. After your Viva Voce examination, additional fees will be payable if a second Viva Voce examination is required.
For further information and for details about funding your study, scholarships and bursaries, please see our Postgraduate Fees & Funding pages [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/postgraduateprogrammes/feesandfunding/].