College welcome activities for new Postgraduate Taught students

We hope you are looking forward to commencing your studies on a taught Masters with us this September. To help you settle into the College and prepare you for your studies we have arranged welcome activities for you on Colleges' Day during Freshers' Week.

We look forward to welcoming you to the College this September!

Providing you have met the conditions of your offer and paid the tuition fee deposit (if required), your subject administrator will contact you by email to provide you with the details of modules available in 2018/19 and invite you to make your module choices. Please consult the official offer letter sent to you by the University for details of your offer conditions and deposit payment.

All new taught Masters students are required to attend the subject welcome sessions, even if you are progressing from undergraduate study at Exeter. Our welcome sessions are designed to provide you with essential information on studying a taught Masters degree with us.

All students are expected to be on campus by Monday 17 September at the latest. If there is any reason why you may not be here by this date, please get in contact with your discipline as soon as possible.

Drama induction

For MA Drama students only - the Drama department is running a compulsory comprehensive pre-sessional programme on the 20 and 21 of September for you to attend - please see Drama induction timetable below for full details of the programme.

MA International Film Business induction

For MA International Film Business students only - please see the MA International Film and Business induction timetable below for full details of the programme.

International Heritage Management and Consultancy induction

For International Heritage Management and Consultancy students only - please see the International Heritage Management and Consultancy induction timetable below for full details of the programme.

Department of Drama Induction Events for MA Students - "Pre-sessional"

Thursday 20 September
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10:00

11:00 College of Humanities Reception
Queen’s Building, MR2 &3

11:00

12:00 Welcome for new PGTs on campus LT2, Streatham Campus

12:30

13:30

Welcome to the Drama Department for new MA students

[short break for lunch - bring your own]

Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus

14:00

 

Welcome for all PG students in Drama

Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
14:30 16:00

Panel 1:

  • Katie Beswick: Violence and the street - performing south east London through race and violence
  • Elaine Faull: Discovery and rediscovery - The after-life of theatre performance in children’s minds, imagination and memory.
  • Tom Nicholas: Re-Placing Hull - Kingston-upon-Hull-upon-Stage during UK City of Culture 2017
Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
16:00  

Cream tea

Thornlea Lower Foyer, Streatham Campus
16:30  

Informal Feedback to Panel 1 for MAs

Upper Foyer, Streatham Campus
17:00   Keynote Lecture: TBC Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
18:30   Informal Reception Thornlea Lower Foyer, Streatham Campus
Friday 21 September
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09:30 11:00

Panel 2:

  • Nick Havergal: "Good Old Knowle": Masculinity, the Variety Wrestling Challenge Match and the Amateur-Professional Interface in Edwardian Bristol.
  • Kate Massey-Chase: The Vulnerability and Potency of Autoethnographic Research in Applied Theatre
  • Rebecca Loukes: Embodied Translation in Performer Training
Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
11:00 11:30 Break  
11:30 12:45

Provocations

  • Chloe Bradwell: Reflections of Stepney : intergenerational arts projects with people living with dementia. [SKYPE]
  • Francesco Bentivenga: Relations towards machine and especially machine voices (Amazon Alexa).
  • Kara Reilly: New work responding to Jackson's Professing Performance.
  • Malavika Chinge Rao: Performative aesthetics of Jana Natya Mandali.
  • Konstantinos Thomaidies: 'Listening Back: Towards a Vocal Archaeology of Greek Theatre'
Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
12:45 13:15

Workshop

Giorgia Ciampi: Fragmentation, identity and character in performer training

Thornlea TS1, Streatham Campus
13:15 14:30

Lunch

Pot luck lunch in Thornlea Studio 4-5. Bring something to share!

Thornlea Studio 4-5, Streatham Campus
14:30 16:00

Methods Roundtable

  • Michael Pearce: My Discipline and Other Animals
  • Kate Newey: How to write about Pleasure Historically
  • Giselle Garcia: Walking and autoethnography for performance documentation and historiography
  • James Woodhams: Researching children’s theatre with children’s drawings
Thornlea TS2, Streatham Campus
16:00 16:45

Informal Feedback to the Pre-sessional for MAs

Upper Foyer, Streatham Campus

Induction events and timetable for MA International Film Business students

Tuesday 18 September
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09:15

09:45 Registration Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus

09:45

10:00

Introduction

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus

10:00

11:00

Essential Information

Essential information on studying on the MA International Film Business with the College, including aims and structure of the programme, information about assessments and assignments, staff-student liaison committee

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
11:00 12:00

Field Trips

Key information for the two MAIFB field trips:

• London Film Festival (TERM 1)
• Berlin Film Festival (TERM 2)

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus

12:00 13:00

Lunch

If you have any specific dietary requirements please let us know emailing english@exeter.ac.uk by 4 September

Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
13:00 13:45

Guide to the Bill Douglas Online Database followed by tour of Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab - then move to BDCM, Streatham Campus
13:45 14:30 Introduction from INTO: support for students with English as a second language. Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
14:30 14:45 BREAK - Tea and Coffee Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
14:45 16:00 Focus on module EAFM200 Distribution and markets Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
Wednesday 19 September
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10:00 10:30 Assessment and Admin procedures Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
10:30 11:15 Expectations of studying at MA level in the UK Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
11:15 11:45 BREAK - Tea and Coffee Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
11:45 12:30 Networking and the importance of the student experience: how to maximise networking opportunities on the MA Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
12:30 13:30

Lunch

If you have any specific dietary requirements please let us know emailing english@exeter.ac.uk by 4 September

Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
13:30 14:15

An introduction from the co-director of the MA International Film Business from the London Film School talking about film value chain

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
14:15 15:00

Focus on module EAFM205 :The International Film Business approaches, concepts and strategies

Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus
15:00 15:15 BREAK – Tea and Coffee Breakout space - Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus 
15:15 16:00 Internships, career planning and working with your industry mentors Seminar Room, Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus 
16:00 16:15 Closing remarks  

Evening drinks reception

18.00: Following the close of the second day of induction there will be a drinks reception at Puerto Lounge - a chance for you to get to know the other students and meet some of your tutors from Exeter on the MAIFB.

Induction events and timetable for International Heritage Management and Consultancy students

Thursday 20 September
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12:00

13:00

Welcome lunch for International Heritage Management and Consultancy students

[This event is compulsory. £5 towards the cost of your lunch will be provided]

ESI Cafe

13:00

14:00

Module fair (with Geography)

ESI Building, Trevithick Room

Friday 21 September
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18:30  

Informal dinner for International Heritage Management and Consultancy students and staff

[See email sent by Dr Chloe Preedy on 8 September: if you did not receive this, please email Chloe at c.preedy@exeter.ac.uk]

Venue TBC

Induction events and timetable for all other Postgraduate Taught students

Thursday 20 September
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10:00 11:00

Reception

Arrive at the University and join us for tea and coffee in the Queen's Building

MR1, 2 and 3
Queen's Building

11:00 12:00

Welcome talk

Essential information on studying a taught Masters degree with the College, including policies and procedures. Attendance at this is compulsory for all students registering on a taught Masters with us, even if you are progressing from undergraduate study at Exeter. 

 LT2 Queen's Building
12:00 13:00

Break (Lunch not provided)

 
 13:00 15:00

Subject-specific welcome talks with programme leaders

To welcome you to your department and provide you with additional information on studying with us in your subject for:

Archaeology

  • All PGT Archaeology students - Laver 218

Classics and Ancient History

  • MA Classics and Ancient History - Amory 219

Drama

  • MA Theatre Practice - TS2

English

  • MA Creative Writing - Queen's LT6.1
  • MA English Literary Studies - Queen's LT1

History

  • All History PGT students - Amory 106

Modern Languages

  • MA Global Literatures and Cultures - Queen's D (scheduled for one hour, 1-2pm).
  • MA Translation Studies - Queens TS Lab

Theology and Religion

  • MA Theology - Amory 239c

Streatham Campus