This course aims to provide a recognised research award in preparation for PhD study in associated areas. It is designed for students seeking to develop a foundation for doctoral study. This course offers an ideal start to your research journey in performing arts. It aims to provide the critical and methodological tools necessary for scholarly research, whilst enabling focused study in your chosen performing arts discipline and engagement with different perspectives on performance. Students on this Master's programme can benefit from the resources of Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, studios, gallery and a vibrant artistic community. The School of Fine and Performing Arts is a centre of creativity with a purpose-built arts venue, studios and gallery. It is home to a vibrant artistic community where students and staff work alongside one another to explore new synergies between fine and performing arts. The programme covers a broad spectrum of performing arts subjects (Drama, Dance, Music), incorporating interdisciplinary and mixed-method insight.