Department of Drama UG Module Directory (2021)

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Level 4 (15 credits)

London/Culture/Performance has four key aims: 1. To equip you with skills for analysing performance (as distinct from written text) (keyword: performance); 2. To facilitate your critical and productive engagement with London and the vast cultural resources, history and global connections it has to offer (keyword: London); 3. To introduce you to some current issues in cultural politics and critical ways of approaching them (keyword: culture); 4. To develop your critical skills in reading, research, writing, referencing, fieldwork and presentations. This module provides opportunities for you to explore the performance resources available in London and to develop your skills in using, understanding and responding critically to them.

Preparing for this Module and Approximate Costs

There is no advance preparation for this module.

A module reading pack containing all required readings will be provided free of charge. Depending on the student's location, and the public health conditions prevailing at the time, students may incur a small amount of travel costs within London. .

Why take London/Culture/Performance?
Learning Context Seminar-based
Semester 1
  1. Essay (1400 words), 40%
  2. Essay (2000 words), 60%
Mode of reassessment Standard
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