What will I learn?

This course offers a dynamic combination of practical and theoretical study. With a focus on collaborative, contemporary performance, you’ll investigate different types of professional practice and actively engage with the cultural industries locally, regionally and internationally. The course provides you with a challenging and rewarding opportunity to combine ambitious practical projects with rigorous critical thinking.You’ll develop your own practice in small groups in our studios and our on-campus professional theatre, stage@leeds, whilst also having the chance to work with external partners and community groups which may include Leeds Playhouse, Opera North, local theatre companies, schools, galleries, museums and institutions within the criminal justice system.With core and specialist modules spanning performance, applied theatre, design, directing, dance, musical theatre, management, technology, and writing, you’ll be able to follow a broad range of interests suited to your own academic and professional development.Our graduates have progressed onto a wide variety of career destinations, including professional theatre and media, teaching, writing, event management, marketing and business as well as further academic study.

Which department am I in?

School of Performance and Cultural Industries

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,750.00 (US$ 27,449) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,750.00 (US$ 27,449) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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