Validated by Norwich University of the Arts (NUA)

MA Performing Arts Enterprise is aimed at graduates and mid-career artists whose aspirations extend beyond performing and wish to develop as producers, entrepreneurs and creative leaders. The course will function as an incubator for those early-mid career artists who choose to study with us, nurturing and supporting their career vision

COURSE START DATE
September 2022

COURSE LENGTH
Full-time 1 year, part-time 2 years

COURSE CONTENT
This course has been developed as a response to the changing landscape of the performing arts ecology and to support the next generation of the creative workforce. You will undertake five units – Research into Practice, Creative and Cultural Ecology, Diversifying Practice, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and the Masters Project. Through these units you will explore the business and enterprise elements of your particular areas of interest such as – artform specialisms, delivery channels (eg festivals, site-specific work, small scale venues) or specific audiences.

ASSESSMENT
The course is a combination of taught elements, independent study and a substantial Master’s Project. The assessments you will encounter on your course will be varied to enable you to experience and adapt to different assessment styles. Assessed tasks will include: Group and individual presentations, prepared individual tutorials, essays, critical evaluations, reflective journals, research reports or project briefs. Teaching will occur at NUA Campus and The Garage.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BFA / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study. Applicants who hold a degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application. The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.

GREAT FOR..
The course is aimed at graduates and mid-career artists whose aspirations extend beyond performing and wish to develop as producers, entrepreneurs and creative leaders. The course will function as an incubator for those early-mid career artists who choose to study with us, nurturing and supporting their career vision.

APPLICATION
Applications to all postgraduate courses should be made directly to the Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) using an MA Application Form. Applications should be returned to admissions@nua.ac.uk.

Or alternatively, head to NUA‘s website to complete the application process.

COURSE FEES/FUNDING

2021/22 tuition Fees for new entrants:

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Postgraduate degree (full-time)

£8,500

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Postgraduate degree (part-time)

£5,310

Postgraduate Masters Loan of up to £11,570
For 2021, UK nationals and EU nationals who have ‘settled’ or ‘pre-settled’ status may be eligible for a government loan towards course fees or living costs. Both full and part-time Masters degree students can apply for the Masters loan. Find out more on the UK Government website.

Need more information?

Email us on education@thegarage.org.uk or call 01603 283382

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA)