Why Choose This Course

MA Writing for performance

This course offers you the opportunity to write for film, television, radio, new media and theatre. Independent writers, directors and developers are on staff, as well as specialist academics in the field. Our strong links in the industry include QUAD Arts Centre and Cinema, the BFI, the BBC and Creative England. Our experience and knowledge of professional writing in these environments allow us to support you towards a sustainable career in writing.

Our unique Learning Theatre provides a stimulating learning environment, in a professional arena with vital industry contacts. You will be warmly welcomed into a vibrant community of artists and makers across a range of creative fields. You will have access to screenings, performances, speakers, exhibitions, and events in the city and at University. These are excellent opportunities to be inspired, to network and meet friends and future collaborators.


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Course Leader: Dr Christine Templeton-Parker
E: c.parker1@derby.ac.uk
T: 01332 593278 (course leader) 
01332 591167 (admissions)
01332 591698 (international)
01332 590500 (general)

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