EA612-7-SP-CO: Dissertation (Mfa)
Department: East 15 Acting School
Essex credit: 60
ECTS credit: 30
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No
Ms Monica Wilson
|Module is taught during the following terms
Year Two MFA Acting (International) students may opt to write a 12,000 word dissertation exploring through research and critical enquiry a topic related to acting technique or process, or to methods and theories of actor training.
To allow the student to initiate and pursue a substantial independent project
To enable the student to reflect critically and creatively on a range of skills and knowledge appropriate to the training and preparation of the actor
Students will be able to demonstrate
The ability to plan and complete a substantial independent project, with limited tutorial guidance
A detailed and critical understanding of the chosen material, including its original cultural and intellectual context, and the responses of theorists and practitioners to it
Comprehensiveness and discrimination in the gathering, editing and presentation of research materials
Clarity in the communication of the results of research and critical inquiry
Learning and Teaching Methods
Supervision tutorial, independent study
100 per cent Coursework Mark (Dissertation)
12,000 word written dissertation
- Allison, Brian, and Phil Race. The Students Guide to Preparing
- Dissertations and Theses (Routledge Study Guides). second Ed.
- London Routledge Falmer, 2004.
- Further materials as appropriate to the project.