DRA3004 - Contemporary Dramaturgical Perspectives


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

This course will give an in-depth understanding for newer dramaturgical perspectives. This covers a broad concept of dramaturgy for use within the development of concepts, analyzing work and incidents, in processes and by experience and knowledge in the field of drama and theatre.

Learning outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have:

- Knowledge about a broad dramaturgical concept for use within concept development, analysis of work and events, processes and for the experience and knowing in the field of drama and theatre.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will know how to:

- Apply relevant dramaturgical concepts and understandings and demonstrate this in writing
- Apply the course curriculum on a current phenomenon or in a discussion of a theoretical problem.
- Act self critically, analytic and independent towards newer dramaturgical concepts and understandings, and relate them to different forms and practices in the field of drama and theatre.
- Find relevant literature for research, create relevant research questions and write professional texts, applying a broad understanding of the dramaturgical concept.

Learning methods and activities

Instruction consists of lectures and seminars.

Course requirements:
The curriculum must be submitted and approved at least three weeks prior to the hand-in of the term paper.

Students are required to keep posted on messages from the department or teacher at Blackboard.

Teaching is usually conducted in Norwegian, but may take place in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved project

Further on evaluation

The final assessment is based on a letter-graded term paper of about 3000-4000 words. The word count does not include front-page, preface, table of contents, literature list or attachments. The number of words must be stated to the thesis, and the student is responsible for its accuracy.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Drama and Theatre (MDT)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Master's programme in Drama and Theatre.

Course materials

Set readings of approx. 600 pages.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFDT304 7.5
HFDT304 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Art and Media Studies



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100

Release 2020-09-20

Submission 2020-10-20

Release 10:00

Submission 10:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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