Our intensive and highly practical MA will enable you to develop and enhance your acting skills to a professional level. Guided by our world-class teaching team you will become part of a creative and collaborative community.
MA Professional Practice: Theatre and Drama Facilitation
Now in its third year, this innovative MA enables you to maintain your professional practice while reflecting upon and refining the skills and techniques to elevate your career to a more specialised or strategic level. The blended learning format includes work-based and distance learning with intensive teaching blocks, so you get the benefit of arranging your study schedule and face to face peer engagement.
MA Costume Making
Our course provides you with a holistic postgraduate experience that enables you to become a versatile and creative costume maker with advanced design interpretation and technical construction skills. You enhance your skills through our range of taught modules and then apply these to practical projects and performances, while identifying professional frameworks for collaboration, research and employment.
By the end of the course, you graduate as a skilled, resourceful costume maker and researcher with a strong portfolio of practice and credits from fully realised productions.
MA Music Industry Management
Our course enables you to enhance and develop your management skills, so you can navigate the music industry better and capitalise on career opportunities as a manager within the creative industries. It provides a comprehensive and complementary educational and practical experience, combining postgraduate research with the most up to date management practice.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Masters degree?
A Masters degree is the most common type of postgraduate qualification. It is a level 7 qualification, placing it above a degree but below a PhD. When you graduate you will be awarded a Master of Art (MA).
What is a postgraduate degree?
A postgraduate degree is an advanced qualification that enables you to gain new, in-depth skills and knowledge in a specific area. They are often taken by people wishing to advance or change career or simply pursue a passion. They are usually taken by students that have already graduated from an undergraduate degree programme.
What does postgraduate mean?
A postgraduate is someone who has successfully completed an undergraduate degree programme, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) at university or a higher education institute. A degree at a higher level than a BA or BSc is known as a postgraduate qualification.
Someone studying a degree (BA, BSc) is an undergraduate. Once they have successfully completed the degree, they become a graduate of the university or higher education institute.
A postgraduate qualification offers a more in-depth level of training. It is usually undertaken by someone who has completed an undergraduate qualification or has significant relevant professional experience.
A postgraduate student is someone currently studying a postgraduate qualification.
Do I need to have a degree to be accepted on to a postgraduate MA course?
No. LIPA’s postgraduate MA courses can be taken by students who can demonstrate they have significant relevant practical and professional experience.