University of Lincoln
Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) MSc (Res)
University of Lincoln

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

The MRes Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) aims to provide a recognised research award in preparation for PhD study in associated areas. It is designed for students seeking to develop a foundation for doctoral study. It offers the opportunity for students to develop a philosophical, theoretical, critical and methodological approach to scholarly research in arts-based disciplines, whilst giving them the chance to design, model and undertake a significant piece of research leading to a Master's-length dissertation.

A range of assessment modes are utilised, each of which aim to equip students with an appropriate skill or skills for ongoing research work. These may include essays, oral presentations, viva voces and project plans. Your final project will consist of either a practice-as-research package (practice and short dissertation) or a standard dissertation.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
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First or upper second class honours degree. International students will also require English Language at IELTS 6.5.


Tuition Fees Performing Arts (Drama, Dance, Music) MSc (Res)

England UK £2293 year 1
Northern Ireland £2293 year 1
Scotland £2293 year 1
Wales £2293 year 1
International £8200 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is a publicly funded research university in Lincoln, England. The main campus is close to Brayford Pool, a natural lake in the centre of the city of Lincoln. As an educational institution it puts an emphasis on the quality of its teaching, ensuring students arrive at their exams feeling as prepared as possible.

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Where is this programme taught

Lincoln (Main Site)
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