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Research Topic







School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies

TH303 Research Topic


Module Convenor: Professor Jim Davis (









  • Development of independent research topic


  • Capacity to undertake individual research


  • Capacity to organise and structure research findings


  • Ability to make independent judgments


  • Ability to develop a sustained and well argued piece of academic writing


  • Skill in researching, presenting and responding critically to established knowledge or approaches to a particular topic from within the discipline of theatre and performance studies


These outcomes will be achieved by


  • dedicated research in libraries and archives


  • literature reviews


  • responsible use of on-line sources


  • definition of and careful engagement with the object of research


discussion of work in progress with supervisor