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Graduate Pathway in Theatre Studies

INTO Illinois State University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,600

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
Leads to a master's degree at Illinois State University.
  • Program is designed for students who wish to delve deeper into the technical, historical and contextual aspects of theatre.
  • Students can customize their course of study.
  • Students can choose from one- to two-semester Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Illinois State provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Accelerated

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 1 Semester

Standard

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 2 Semester

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • August 2023

Standard
Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Curriculum Vitae that meets departmental guidelines. Students should submit a C.V. that includes evidence of at least two of the following items: Successful completion of at least one undergraduate or graduate-level theatre, film, or dramatic literature course in any language. Completion of an undergraduate or master?s thesis in any language or a capstone project with a written component in any language. Authored theatre criticism that has been published in print or online in any language. Presented research on a theatre, film, or dramatic literature topic in a public setting, such as an academic conference, in any language. Experience in theatre production (playwright, director, designer, actor, dramaturg, etc.) or experience in another performance tradition (cultural dance, storytelling, ritual performance, music performance, etc.).

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Accelerated
Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Curriculum Vitae that meets departmental guidelines. Students should submit a C.V. that includes evidence of at least two of the following items: Successful completion of at least one undergraduate or graduate-level theatre, film, or dramatic literature course in any language. Completion of an undergraduate or master?s thesis in any language or a capstone project with a written component in any language. Authored theatre criticism that has been published in print or online in any language. Presented research on a theatre, film, or dramatic literature topic in a public setting, such as an academic conference, in any language. Experience in theatre production (playwright, director, designer, actor, dramaturg, etc.) or experience in another performance tradition (cultural dance, storytelling, ritual performance, music performance, etc.).

English language entry requirements

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105
  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 14 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 25 credit hours remaining towards degree

Semester 1

  • IDS 403 Writing for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IDS 405 Reading for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • THE 376/377 Theatre History I (Fall) or II (Spring) 3 Credits
  • THE 477 Professional Seminar in Theatre Studies 1 Credits
  • Total 10 Credits

Semester 2

  • IDS 401 Advanced Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • Elective Class 3 Credits
  • THE 477 Professional Seminar in Theatre Studies 1 Credits
  • THE 376/377 Theatre History I (Fall) or II (Spring) 3 Credits
  • Total 10 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.


Additional entry requirements:

CV which should include evidence of at least two of the following items:

  • Successful completion of at least one undergraduate or graduate-level theatre, film, or dramatic literature course in any language;
  • Completion of an undergraduate or master’s thesis in any language or a capstone project with a written component in any language;
  • Authored theatre criticism that has been published in print or online in any language. •Presented research on a theatre, film, or dramatic literature topic in a public setting, such as an academic conference, in any language;
  • Experience in theatre production (playwright, director, designer, actor, dramaturg, etc.) or experience in another performance tradition (cultural dance, storytelling, ritual performance, music performance, etc.)
  • Spring/fall intake: Courses may vary by semester
  • Accelerated
  • Tuition Fees: 1 Semester $15890 
  • Standard 
  • Tuition Fees: 2 Semesters $27600

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