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COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Develop your creativity in both drama and writing and explore how your texts might impact performance in the theatrical industry
  • Move progressively through a structured series of writing assignments and exercises, enhanced by a workshop environment
  • Choose from an extensive range of optional modules which enable you to follow your interests and career aspirations
  • Benefit from our excellent working partnerships with local venues, festivals and theatre companies
  • Drama and Creative Writing at Winchester both achieved more than 90% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2017 National Student Survey

Would you like to explore your own creative world through performance and writing, and bring your characters striding confidently from the page to the footlights? If that’s a resounding ‘Yes!’ then our Drama with Creative Writing degree offers you the chance to do just that, in a rich combination of critical theory and practical workshops.

Drama with Creative Writing at Winchester allows you to extend your understanding of how to create texts while further considering how those skills might form part of a performance process leading to a variety of interdisciplinary outcomes or productions.

The Drama elements of the programme have a contemporary focus but you review the histories and traditions of theatre and performance and question what is meant by these in the 21st-century. You are encouraged to think critically to inform theatre-making skills and explore the extent to which drama is a tool for social change.

You enhance your writing skills at your own pace and in your own way, all the while demonstrating how your work relates to the wider realms of literary and cultural context. In the Creative Writing modules, you move progressively through a structured series of writing assignments and exercises, enhanced by a workshop environment that forms a critical understanding of your own writing and the writing of others.

In Year 1, you investigate the history of drama, the context in which dramatic production has taken place, the practical aspects of theatre-making, the intriguing political underpinning of texts and practices, and the ways in which texts and performances are viewed and interpreted.

You extend your practical and critical skills in Year 2, and construct your own creative experience from a wide range of programme specific modules, including C20th Ghosts, Puppetry and Object Manipulation and Immersive Performance.

Year 3 provides you with the opportunity to look at the relationships between writing and other spheres including publishing, producing, community audiences, writing and teaching. Innovative optional modules include Creative Entrepreneurship and Production, and Theatre Stories or group-focused courses where you can experience the buzz of working alongside like-minded others in collaborative drama and writing projects. You also explore an area of your own interest in-depth, in an extended independent project.

You gain fantastic transferable skills, such as presentation delivery, confidence, communication, teamwork, intellectual analysis, critical thinking and articulate expression. These abilities are valued in a variety of employment contexts including the theatre, the creative industries and education.

Our graduates go on to performance and playwriting careers, become professional writers or follow careers in publishing, advertising, marketing or teaching.

Careers

Graduates develop performance and/or playwriting careers, become professional writers or follow careers in publishing, advertising, marketing or teaching.

 

Pre-approved for a Masters

If you study a Bachelor Honours degrees with us, you will be pre-approved to start a Masters degree at Winchester. To be eligible, you will need to apply by the end of March in the final year of your degree and meet the entry requirements of your chosen Masters degree.

Suitable for Applicants from:

UK, EU, World

Learning and Teaching

Our aim is to shape 'confident learners' by enabling you to develop the skills needed to excel in your studies here and as well as onto further studies or the employment market. 

You are taught primarily through a combination of lectures and seminars, allowing opportunities to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups.

In addition to the formally scheduled contact time such as lectures and seminars etc.), you are encouraged to access academic support from staff within the course team, your personal tutor and the wide range of services available to you within the University.

Independent learning

Over the duration of your course, you will be expected to develop independent and critical learning, progressively building confidence and expertise through independent and collaborative research, problem-solving and analysis with the support of staff. You take responsibility for your own learning and are encouraged to make use of the wide range of available learning resources available.

Overall workload

Your overall workload consists of class contact hours, independent learning and assessment activity.

While your actual contact hours may depend on the optional modules you select, the following information gives an indication of how much time you will need to allocate to different activities at each level of the course.

Year 1 (Level 4): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 300 hours
Independent learning: 900 hours

Year 2 (Level 5): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 288 hours
Independent learning: 900 hours
Placement: 12 hours

Year 3 (Level 6): Timetabled teaching and learning activity*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 288 hours
Independent learning: 912 hours

*Please note these are indicative hours for the course.

Location

Taught elements of the course take place on campus in Winchester.

Teaching hours

All class based teaching takes places between 9am – 6pm, Monday to Friday during term time. Wednesday afternoons are kept free from timetabled teaching for personal study time and for sports clubs and societies to train, meet and play matches. There may be some occasional learning opportunities (for example, an evening guest lecturer or performance) that take places outside of these hours for which you will be given forewarning.

Assessment

Our validated courses may adopt a range of means of assessing your learning. An indicative, and not necessarily comprehensive, list of assessment types you might encounter includes essays, portfolios, supervised independent work, presentations, written exams, or practical performances.

We ensure all students have an equal opportunity to achieve module learning outcomes. As such, where appropriate and necessary, students with recognised disabilities may have alternative assignments set that continue to test how successfully they have met the module's learning outcomes. Further details on assessment types used on the course you are interested in can be found on the course page, by attending an Open Day or Open Evening, or contacting our teaching staff.

Percentage of the course assessed by coursework

The assessment balance between examination and coursework depends to some extent on the optional modules you choose. The approximate percentage of the course assessed by different assessment modes is as follows:

Year 1 (Level 4)*:

43% coursework
0% written exams
57% practical exams

Year 2 (Level 5)*:

91% coursework
0% written exams
9% practical exams

Year 3 (Level 6)*:

80% coursework
0% written exams
20% practical exams

*Please note these are indicative percentages and modes for the programme.

Feedback

We are committed to providing timely and appropriate feedback to you on your academic progress and achievement in order to enable you to reflect on your progress and plan your academic and skills development effectively. You are also encouraged to seek additional feedback from your course tutors.

Further information

For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

2021 Entry: 96-112 UCAS tariff points

Our offers are typically made using UCAS tariff points to allow you to include a range of level 3 qualifications and as a guide, the requirements for this course are equivalent to:

  •  A-Levels: CCC-BBC from 3 A Levels or equivalent grade combinations (e.g. CCC is comparable to BCD in terms of tariff points)
  • BTEC/CTEC: MMM-DMM from BTEC or Cambridge Technical (CTEC) qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: To include a minimum of 2 Higher Level certificates at grade H4
  • T Level: Pass (C or above on the core) in a T Level

 In addition to the above, we accept tariff points achieved for many other qualifications, such as the Access to Higher Education Diploma, Scottish Highers, UAL   Diploma/Extended Diploma and WJEC Applied Certificate/Diploma, to name a few. We also accept tariff points from smaller level 3 qualifications, up to a maximum of 32,   from qualifications like the Extended Project (EP/EPQ), music or dance qualifications. To find out more about UCAS tariff points, including what your qualifications are worth, please visit UCAS.

 In addition to level 3 study, the following GCSE’s are required:

  • GCSE English language at grade 4 or C, or higher

 If English is not your first language, a formal English language test will most likely be required and you will need to achieve the following:

  •  IELTS Academic at 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four components (for year 1 entry)
  • We also accept other English language qualifications, such as IELTS Indicator, Pearson PTE Academic, Cambridge C1 Advanced and TOEFL iBT.

If you will be over the age of 21 years of age at the beginning of your undergraduate study, you will be considered as a mature student. This means our offer may be different and any work or life experiences you have will be considered together with any qualifications you hold. UCAS have further information about studying as a mature student on the UCAS website which may be of interest.

Applicants to this course are expected to attend an interview at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about the format of the interview on receipt of your application.

Applicants from outside the UK can be interviewed via Skype if preferred.

Course Enquiries and Applications

Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827234
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International Students

International students seeking additional information aBout this programme can send an email to International@winchester.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 1962 827023

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Year 1 (Level 4)

Modules Credits

Scriptwriting 15

In this module, students will be introduced to the conventions, forms and techniques of scriptwriting. Students will develop their narrative skills, with particular focus on the deconstruction of story in the language of script narrative, story development, and analysis of story in relation to authorial and cultural contexts. Students will develop skills in the communication of script narrative though ‘pitch presentations’, and will practise the writing of outlines and script on the page. The module will concentrate on fiction (as opposed to documentary) and will utilise lectures, workshops, seminars and screenings.

Creative Non-Fiction 15

This module is designed to enable students to work with non-fictional writings, and to learn how to express observations, experience and perceptions in the written form. The module is also intended to develop students’ creative and critical skills in tandem, understanding how to read and interpret writing as much as to produce it. As such students will be introduced to a varied range of approaches to non-fictional forms. Most work will be done in workshop groups, graduating to the production of independent pieces of non-fiction.

Theatre Making 20

This year long module will run alongside the Devising Production Project and Text Production Project and give students a grounding in devising and performance skills appropriate to those modules and live performance generally. The module will focus attention on the components to be utilised in creating and refining live performance. It will introduce students to the skills of physical, vocal and spatial improvisation as method of generating performance and as a tool for exploring written text. Students will examine the relationship between play and discipline as a key component in creativity. Though the module will complement the production projects it will also stand as an independent strand leading to its own performance assessment outcome.

Theatre Histories 10

This module invites students to consider the contexts in which theatre is made today and has been made in the past.

A number of texts will be explored in different contexts exploring different historical moments. The issue of the ephemerality of performance will be considered as textual and contextual materials and evidence are analysed. The key focus will be uncovering and understanding the complexity of the relationship between texts and contexts.

The module will introduce debates in theatre historiography and offer methodologies for investigating theatre and its histories. A range of texts from different moments in theatre history and will be explored with the emphasis on performance in Britain. This module will encompass a breadth of theatre history whilst allowing for detailed case study work.

Performance Analysis 10

This module focuses on the skills of the performance analysis, and the roles of audience, scholar and critic. Students are introduced to different modes of performance analysis. These modes include but are not confined to writing by the journalist critic, by the rapporteur of an event, academic paper, or extended article for a specific audience or publication. Students will then be asked to compile a series of critical responses on selected performances seen over the course of the module. Students are expected to compare, contrast and contextualise the performances. The responses form a single essay submission.

Performance Contexts 10

The module will be presented as a series of lectures introducing performance practitioners, concepts and their contexts, exploring how the history of ideas informed – and was informed by – social and cultural developments across cultures and art forms.

It will encourage the students to study its historical, cultural, social and political contexts through case study of key practitioners. It will actively question performance in all its manifestations and encourage students to build on their personal experience. By studying performance as ‘living history’ and placing the study firmly within these specific contexts, the students will be able to reference and manipulate the information to inform their own future creative work.

Critical Viewing 10

This module offers a study of drama, theatre and Performance ‘texts’ in different manifestations and different theatrical traditions. Students will learn to offer informed interpretations of drama presented and mediated in different ways. Whilst acquiring analytical skills and the vocabulary to articulate their analysis students will recognise the ways in which ideological constructs influence the making and reception of texts and an awareness of the ways in which fluidity of context can influence text and subtext.

Text Production Project 30

This text-based production module is designed to enable students to perform in a staff-led practice project leading to small group performances. Students will work primarily as performers (though other roles may be negotiated within a given project) and will be introduced to a range of ways of working with a selected text in order to create and shape the final performance assessment. Sessions on this module will be primarily in the form of workshops and rehearsals and students will engage with both critical enquiry and forms of performer training which can enable the production’s realisation through performance/staging. The chosen text will be considered in its historical and cultural context and students will be introduced to current adaptations and productions of the text. Both collaborative and individual modes of working will be used throughout the module. This module sits at the centre of the work in this Semester and will make connections and draw on the teaching in the students’ other modules.

Year 2 (Level 5)

Modules Credits

Ways of Seeing 15

This module introduces students to a number of different critical and reflective methodologies in viewing and analysing and for creating texts and performance work. The module develops students’ ability to discuss, analyse and structure content, both in terms of being viewers and critics as well as being makers of performance. It seeks to develop students’ reflective and analytical approach in order that they can engage with performance making as a process of investigation, reflection and exploration. It introduces students to the dramaturgical questions involved in developing a concept and proposal for performance.

The module introduces students to a range of approaches and maps the development from classical dramaturgy and narrative structures to the ‘new’ dramaturgies and compositional approaches found in contemporary cross-disciplinary performance practices.

Ways of Working 15

This module covers the main processes involved in designing a research project in the field of performing arts. Students will be introduced to key theories and approaches to independent research and a range of possible projects including written and performance research. Students will be supported in the formulation of research questions and the positioning of their research in terms of relevant contexts. The aim is to develop a project proposal that has an appropriate scope, focus and methodological approach. The ethical implications and risk assessment requirements (where appropriate) for project work will be considered.

This module is designed to prepare students for independent study work at Level 6 and to develop an awareness of requirements for designing and delivering projects in a range of professional contexts. Throughout the module students will be encouraged to pitch ideas for feedback as they develop their work in preparation for a proposal presentation assessment.

Theatre & … 15

This module explores specific aspects of drama, theatre and performance thematically. Drawing inspiration from the Palgrave Macmillan Theatre & (2009-2019 ongoing) series as a starting point. Themes featured in the series are wide-ranging and include such subjects as Theatre & Violence, Theatre & Feminism, Theatre & Inter-culturalism, Theatre & Sexuality, Theatre & Museums, Theatre & Race, Theatre & Prisons, Theatre & Empire, Theatre & the Digital, Theatre & Environment, for example. The module is designed for staff specialist research and practice to be delivered in a focussed delivery.

The module invites students to engage with a range of topics connected to staff research specialisms and practice research interests.

Applied Processes 30

This module will focus on different workshop/facilitation/rehearsal practices and how they may be adapted for different needs and outcomes. The module at one level allows the students to become skilled in the basic areas of workshop facilitation, (inclusion, maintaining interest, transition of games and exercises into theatre making). Alongside this they will be invited and expected to sharpen an ability to be creative and critical in the same moment and pass on their critical and creative reflection to the group with which they are working. This module will consider how the outcomes of facilitation-based practice can be varied and broadly interpreted from working to a given end to allowing the product to be defined by the process. It may include theatre and education, site specific work, protest, street theatre and community work.

Optional Modules

Twentieth Century Ghosts: Theatre, Time, Identities 30 Credits
Shakespeare & Ideology 30 Credits
Production Project 30 Credits
Popular Performance 30 Credits
Theatre and Cultural Difference 30 Credits
Controversy and Censorship 30 Credits
Theatre as Cultural Action 30 Credits
Theatre-in-Education and Drama-in-Education 30 Credits
Puppetry and Object Manipulation 30 Credits
Physical Theatres 30 Credits
Open Project 30 Credits
Musical Theatre in the U.K. and U.S.A 30 Credits
Immersive Performance 30 Credits
Contemporary Cultural Heritage 30 Credits
Transcultural Practices 30 Credits
Role of the Actor - Intermediate 15 Credits
Role of the Actor – Advanced 15 Credits
Writing for Performance 15 Credits
Performance Criticism 15 Credits
The Short Story 15 Credits
Fiction for Children 15 Credits
Composing Song Lyrics 15 Credits
Creating Short Screenplays 15 Credits
Playwriting 1 15 Credits
Poetry: Making it New 15 Credits
Writing & the Environment 15 Credits
Fairy Tale Fictions 15 Credits
Myths, Dreams & Creative Writing 15 Credits
Horror Fiction 15 Credits
Scriptwriting for Mainstream Television 15 Credits
Travel Writing 15 Credits

Optional modules
  • Publishing II: ebooks - 15 credits
  • The Short Story - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children - 15 credits
  • Composing Song Lyrics - 15 credits
  • Creating Short Screenplays - 15 credits
  • Playwriting 1 - 15 credits
  • Poetry: Making it New - 15 credits
  • Author Study - 15 credits
  • Writing & the Environment - 15 credits
  • Fairy Tale Fictions - 15 credits
  • Creative Writing Project - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children 1: In the Beginning - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children 2: From Middle to End - 15 credits
  • Creativity & the Imagination - 15 credits
  • Myths, Dreams & Creative Writing - 15 credits
  • Horror Fiction - 15 credits
  • Professional Placement Module - 15 credits
  • Writing & Ethnicity: Special Study - 15 credits
  • Copywriting - 15 credits
  • Report & Policy Writing - 15 credits
  • Scriptwriting for Mainstream Television - 15 credits
  • Travel Writing - 15 credits
  • Life Writing & Biography - 15 credits
  • Telling True Stories - 15 credits
  • Media Writing - 15 credits
  • Speechwriting - 15 credits
  • Volunteering for Creative & Professional Writing - 15 credits
  • Exploring Teaching as a Career - 15 credits
Artist(s) Specialism 15
Artist(s) Specialism 15

The module offers students the opportunity to focus on an individual performance artist or group of theatre/performance makers, to understand their work in a defined context and historical moment and to then consider how their work may continue to be made relevant for new audiences. Students will work on projects of their choice connected to the subject matter selected by staff and may prepare creative responses in a variety of formats, working in small groups. These may be performance outcomes or creative projects in other forms. The choice of format will be expected to relate to the ways that the artist practitioner communicates.

Optional Credits

Ways of Seeing 15

This module introduces students to a number of different critical and reflective methodologies in viewing and analysing and for creating texts and performance work. The module develops students’ ability to discuss, analyse and structure content, both in terms of being viewers and critics as well as being makers of performance. It seeks to develop students’ reflective and analytical approach in order that they can engage with performance making as a process of investigation, reflection and exploration. It introduces students to the dramaturgical questions involved in developing a concept and proposal for performance.

The module introduces students to a range of approaches and maps the development from classical dramaturgy and narrative structures to the ‘new’ dramaturgies and compositional approaches found in contemporary cross-disciplinary performance practices.

Ways of Working 15

This module covers the main processes involved in designing a research project in the field of performing arts. Students will be introduced to key theories and approaches to independent research and a range of possible projects including written and performance research. Students will be supported in the formulation of research questions and the positioning of their research in terms of relevant contexts. The aim is to develop a project proposal that has an appropriate scope, focus and methodological approach. The ethical implications and risk assessment requirements (where appropriate) for project work will be considered.

This module is designed to prepare students for independent study work at Level 6 and to develop an awareness of requirements for designing and delivering projects in a range of professional contexts. Throughout the module students will be encouraged to pitch ideas for feedback as they develop their work in preparation for a proposal presentation assessment.

Theatre & … 15

This module explores specific aspects of drama, theatre and performance thematically. Drawing inspiration from the Palgrave Macmillan Theatre & (2009-2019 ongoing) series as a starting point. Themes featured in the series are wide-ranging and include such subjects as Theatre & Violence, Theatre & Feminism, Theatre & Inter-culturalism, Theatre & Sexuality, Theatre & Museums, Theatre & Race, Theatre & Prisons, Theatre & Empire, Theatre & the Digital, Theatre & Environment, for example. The module is designed for staff specialist research and practice to be delivered in a focussed delivery.

The module invites students to engage with a range of topics connected to staff research specialisms and practice research interests.

Applied Processes 30

This module will focus on different workshop/facilitation/rehearsal practices and how they may be adapted for different needs and outcomes. The module at one level allows the students to become skilled in the basic areas of workshop facilitation, (inclusion, maintaining interest, transition of games and exercises into theatre making). Alongside this they will be invited and expected to sharpen an ability to be creative and critical in the same moment and pass on their critical and creative reflection to the group with which they are working. This module will consider how the outcomes of facilitation-based practice can be varied and broadly interpreted from working to a given end to allowing the product to be defined by the process. It may include theatre and education, site specific work, protest, street theatre and community work.

Optional Modules

Twentieth Century Ghosts: Theatre, Time, Identities 30 Credits
Shakespeare & Ideology 30 Credits
Production Project 30 Credits
Popular Performance 30 Credits
Theatre and Cultural Difference 30 Credits
Controversy and Censorship 30 Credits
Theatre as Cultural Action 30 Credits
Theatre-in-Education and Drama-in-Education 30 Credits
Puppetry and Object Manipulation 30 Credits
Physical Theatres 30 Credits
Open Project 30 Credits
Musical Theatre in the U.K. and U.S.A 30 Credits
Immersive Performance 30 Credits
Contemporary Cultural Heritage 30 Credits
Transcultural Practices 30 Credits
Role of the Actor - Intermediate 15 Credits
Role of the Actor – Advanced 15 Credits
Writing for Performance 15 Credits
Performance Criticism 15 Credits
The Short Story 15 Credits
Fiction for Children 15 Credits
Composing Song Lyrics 15 Credits
Creating Short Screenplays 15 Credits
Playwriting 1 15 Credits
Poetry: Making it New 15 Credits
Writing & the Environment 15 Credits
Fairy Tale Fictions 15 Credits
Myths, Dreams & Creative Writing 15 Credits
Horror Fiction 15 Credits
Scriptwriting for Mainstream Television 15 Credits
Travel Writing 15 Credits

Optional modules
  • Publishing II: ebooks - 15 credits
  • The Short Story - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children - 15 credits
  • Composing Song Lyrics - 15 credits
  • Creating Short Screenplays - 15 credits
  • Playwriting 1 - 15 credits
  • Poetry: Making it New - 15 credits
  • Author Study - 15 credits
  • Writing & the Environment - 15 credits
  • Fairy Tale Fictions - 15 credits
  • Creative Writing Project - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children 1: In the Beginning - 15 credits
  • Fiction for Children 2: From Middle to End - 15 credits
  • Creativity & the Imagination - 15 credits
  • Myths, Dreams & Creative Writing - 15 credits
  • Horror Fiction - 15 credits
  • Professional Placement Module - 15 credits
  • Writing & Ethnicity: Special Study - 15 credits
  • Copywriting - 15 credits
  • Report & Policy Writing - 15 credits
  • Scriptwriting for Mainstream Television - 15 credits
  • Travel Writing - 15 credits
  • Life Writing & Biography - 15 credits
  • Telling True Stories - 15 credits
  • Media Writing - 15 credits
  • Speechwriting - 15 credits
  • Volunteering for Creative & Professional Writing - 15 credits
  • Exploring Teaching as a Career - 15 credits
Artist(s) Specialism 15
Artist(s) Specialism 15

The module offers students the opportunity to focus on an individual performance artist or group of theatre/performance makers, to understand their work in a defined context and historical moment and to then consider how their work may continue to be made relevant for new audiences. Students will work on projects of their choice connected to the subject matter selected by staff and may prepare creative responses in a variety of formats, working in small groups. These may be performance outcomes or creative projects in other forms. The choice of format will be expected to relate to the ways that the artist practitioner communicates.

Year 3 (Level 6)

Modules Credits

Extended Independent Study 30

This module is intended to provide students with the opportunity to plan and implement an individual piece of research/practice research.  Students will be required to submit a formative research proposal for consideration before moving to supervised learning.  The outcomes of this individual research project will be a either a written document of 8,000 – 10,000 words, or a 4,000-5,000 word written document combined with a practice research outcome, or a practice research output (e.g. performance; series of workshops; play-text; performative presentation) with a negotiated artistic statement.  By arrangement the student may also undertake work-based learning. The module is supported by a series of lectures covering theoretical and practice research methodologies in drama, theatre and performance. Performance skills alone are insufficient to pass this module.

Company Production Project 60

Company Production Project is a student-led theatre-making project to be conceived and made in groups of varying sizes. Students form a theatre company and will define the nature of their investigation and/or interpretation within general guidelines, and take responsibility for negotiating its development within the group. Guided classes in a given year might cover devising strategies, participatory and applied approaches, processes of editing, embedding voice-work in your process, group dynamics, addressing the form/content relationship in project development. Staff will teach into the projects as appropriate to support the student’s choices during the first semester, and support and supervise for the duration of the remainder. Students participate in regular work-showings as part of their project development, and peer feedback is encouraged as part of that process. Students will be assessed for their choice and management of the project in relation to its objectives.

Optional modules
  • Company Production Project - 60 credits

 

Optional Credits

Extended Independent Study 30

This module is intended to provide students with the opportunity to plan and implement an individual piece of research/practice research.  Students will be required to submit a formative research proposal for consideration before moving to supervised learning.  The outcomes of this individual research project will be a either a written document of 8,000 – 10,000 words, or a 4,000-5,000 word written document combined with a practice research outcome, or a practice research output (e.g. performance; series of workshops; play-text; performative presentation) with a negotiated artistic statement.  By arrangement the student may also undertake work-based learning. The module is supported by a series of lectures covering theoretical and practice research methodologies in drama, theatre and performance. Performance skills alone are insufficient to pass this module.

Company Production Project 60

Company Production Project is a student-led theatre-making project to be conceived and made in groups of varying sizes. Students form a theatre company and will define the nature of their investigation and/or interpretation within general guidelines, and take responsibility for negotiating its development within the group. Guided classes in a given year might cover devising strategies, participatory and applied approaches, processes of editing, embedding voice-work in your process, group dynamics, addressing the form/content relationship in project development. Staff will teach into the projects as appropriate to support the student’s choices during the first semester, and support and supervise for the duration of the remainder. Students participate in regular work-showings as part of their project development, and peer feedback is encouraged as part of that process. Students will be assessed for their choice and management of the project in relation to its objectives.

Optional modules
  • Company Production Project - 60 credits

 

Please note the modules listed are correct at the time of publishing, for full-time students entering the programme in Year 1. Optional modules are listed where applicable. Please note the University cannot guarantee the availability of all modules listed and modules may be subject to change. For further information please refer to the terms and conditions at www.winchester.ac.uk/termsandconditions.
The University will notify applicants of any changes made to the core modules listed above.

Progression from one level of the programme to the next is subject to meeting the University’s academic regulations.

2022 Course Tuition Fees

 UK / Channel Islands /
Isle of Man / Republic of Ireland 

International

Year 1 £9,250 £14,100
Year 2 £9,250 £14,100
Year 3 £9,250 £14,100
Total £27,750 £42,300
Optional Sandwich Year* £1,385 £1,385
Total with Sandwich Year £29,135 £43,685

If you are a UK student starting your degree in September 2022, the first year will cost you £9,250**. Based on this fee level, the indicative fees for a three-year degree would be £27,750 for UK students.

Remember, you don't have to pay any of this upfront if you are able to get a tuition fee loan from the UK Government to cover the full cost of your fees each year. If finance is a worry for you, we are here to help. Take a look at the range of support we have on offer. This is a great investment you are making in your future, so make sure you know what is on offer to support you.

UK Part-Time fees are calculated on a pro rata basis of the full-time fee for a 120 credit course. The fee for a single credit is £77.08 and a 15 credit module is £1,156. Part-time students can take up to a maximum 90 credits per year, so the maximum fee in a given year will be the government permitted maximum fee of £6,935.

International part-time fees are calculated on a pro rata basis of the full-time fee for a 120 credit course. The fee for a single credit is £117.50 and a 15 credit module is £1,763.

* Please note that not all courses offer an optional sandwich year. To find out whether this course offers a sandwich year, please contact the programme leader for further information.

**The University of Winchester will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

As one of our students all of your teaching and assessments are included in your tuition fees, including, lectures/guest lectures and tutorials, seminars, laboratory sessions and specialist teaching facilities. You will also have access to a wide range of student support and IT services.

There might be additional costs you may encounter whilst studying. The following highlights optional costs for this course:

Mandatory

Printing and Binding
The University is pleased to offer our students a free printing allowance of £20 each academic year. This will print around 500 A4 mono pages. If students wish to print more, printer credit can be topped up by the student. The University and Student Union are champions of sustainability and we ask all our students to consider the environmental impact before printing. Our Reprographics team also offer printing and binding services, including dissertation binding which may be required by your course with an indicative cost of £1.50-£3.

SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS

We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course. To see if you’re eligible, please see our Scholarships and Awards.

Key course details

UCAS code
W4W8
Duration
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
Typical offer
96-112 points
Location
On campus, Winchester