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Degree

Master of Arts - Theater (Research)

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Theater (Research)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $27,255 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Research-based

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - Theater

The MA in Theatre option Thesis (two years) is focused on the fields of theatre theory and dramaturgy. The objective of this program is to bridge theoretical and practical approaches to the study of theatre by encouraging dialogue and understanding between practitioners and theoreticians. 

MA Thesis can include:

1. The analysis of a defined corpus (plays, performances, theoretical concepts, etc.) based on a review of relevant academic literature, its critical analysis and synthesis (100 pages);
2. Creative project and its critical analysis. 

The MA in Theatre with Thesis extends over 6 terms (two years).

The MA in Theatre option Major Research Paper (one year) aims to bridge theoretical and practical approaches to the study of theatre. The program enables students to broaden their academic scope with regard to the epistemological and interdisciplinary specificities of theatre as an art form and as a discipline of study.

The MA in Theatre with Major Research Paper extends over 3 terms (one year).

 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$38,976

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,368
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,721
Tuition 1 person $27,255

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • 3 Recommendation letter(s),
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • Letter of intent
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Writing sample

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

92
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listening
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writing
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speaking
-
reading

PTE

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listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The following tests are also accepted: MELAB, CAEL, Cambridge English Language Assessment, Pearson, Bridging (ESL500).
The English Intensive Program (EIP) at the University of Ottawa is designed to build your confidence and help you acquire the language skills, academic abilities, and intercultural knowledge you need to succeed, both in your undergraduate or graduate program and on a personal level.


Academic background and requirement

An honors bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a specialization or major in Theatre or related discipline;
OR
An honors bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in another discipline, with a minor in Theatre and two or more years of relevant experience;
OR
An honors bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in another discipline, with three or more years of relevant experience.
A minimum admission average of 70% (B), calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines.

Career opportunities

  • Theatre and set designer,
  • actor
  • director
  • producer
  • playwright
  • stage manager

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