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Programme structure: Theatre with Innovation (MArts) - what's running in 2021/22

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Students must achieve a year mark of 50 or more out of a hundred at the end of the second year to be able to progress on to the four year programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Performance Histories THTR20010 20 Mandatory A TB-1
Politics of Performance THTR20005 20 Mandatory TB-2
Past, Present and Futures INOV20001 10 Mandatory TB-2
Transdisciplinary Group Project 2: Solving Someone's Problem INOV20002 20 Mandatory TB-4
Select a further 40 CP from the list below
Melodrama THTR20008 20 Optional B TB-1
Popular Performance THTR20018 20 Optional TB-1
Interpreting Plays THTR20011 20 Optional TB-2
Applied Theatre THTR20002 20 Optional TB-2
Performing the Archive: Re-use, Re-enactment and Adaptation THTR20012 20 Optional C,E TB-2
Early Modern Theatre Practice THTR20013 20 Optional TB-1
Clowning Through History THTR20014 20 Optional C TB-1
Decolonising Performance THTR20019 20 Optional TB-2
Select one from
Independent Study Work Placement INOV20003 10 Optional TB-4
Introduction to Computer Programming EMAT10007 10 Optional TB-1
Open units up to a maximum of 20 CP OPEN 20 Optional
Students may take up to 20CP of open units such as a language but note this will take them to 130CP for their second year
Diploma of Higher Education   120      

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).