O que eu aprenderei?

The Department of Drama offers graduate programs leading to the degree of PhD in Performance Studies, Master of Fine Arts degrees in Theatre Design, Directing, Theatre Voice Pedagogy, and Theatre Practice, and Master of Arts in Drama degree.

Program Requirements:

Students are required to complete a minimum of ★33 in coursework, and a thesis-equivalent consisting of a creative project presented in performance, accompanied by a supporting document.

Required Courses (★15)

Required courses depend on the area of specialization and the undergraduate background of the student

DRAMA 601 - Methods and Tools of Research

DRAMA 683 - Styles of Directing I

DRAMA 684 - Styles of Directing II

DRAMA 685 - Advanced Projects in Directing I

DRAMA 686 - Advanced Projects in Directing II: New Play Dramaturgy

Elective courses (★18)

Six graduate courses selected in consultation with the Directing Coordinator

Courses may include graduate courses from any area of the Department of Drama, special topics seminars, graduate courses from another department, or DRAMA 605 or DRAMA 606 - Special Projects


Registration in 900-level THES. The thesis-equivalent will be a full-length production, normally produced within the Studio Theatre season, and a written document about that work. An oral defense will be held after the production.

For program completion and convocation, there is no requirement to submit the thesis-equivalent to FGSR.

Ethics Requirement:

For MFA Directing students the FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement is met by taking DRAMA 601. Alternatives to this course must be approved by the graduate coordinator.

Residence Requirement:

For the MFA Directing, the minimum period of residency is two years.

Length of Program:

The maximum time to complete the MFA program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Arts

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 anos)

Course-Based yearly fee: CAN $9,321.6; Thesis-Based yearly fee: CAN $8,700

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Prazo para inscrição

1 July 2021, 1 November 2021, 1 March 2022

Data de início

5 Julho 2021, 1 Setembro 2021, 5 Janeiro 2022, 9 Maio 2022


University of Alberta

North Campus,

116 Street and 85 Avenue,


Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R3, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

The Faculty's minimum admission requirements for the master's thesis and course-based programs are a four year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, in physical education, kinesiology, recreation or another related degree, with a minimum admission grade point average of 3.0 on most 4.0 grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on the most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent).

Para estudantes internacionais

The Department's minimum admission requirements for the MFA degree are normally a four-year degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. The admission GPA will be calculated on the last ★60 of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework.

English language requirement:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT): Total score of 90 with a score of at least 21 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based) or equivalent; IELTS: 6.5, with at least 6.0; PTE Academic: 61 with a minimum band score of 60.

The application deadlines: July 1 for September admission; November 1 for January admission; March 1 for May admission; May 1 for July admission.


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