Choreography at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Choreography (Taught)

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Course summary

Explore new ways to produce exciting choreography, whether you’re an established choreographer, a dance artist or a performance graduate. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Find new ways to produce innovative choreography
  • Choose optional modules to create an individual programme of study
  • Explore your artistic interests and make several new pieces of choreography
  • Engage with the latest research and insights, and learn how to apply this to real-world situations
  • Develop the skills to respond to a brief, curate work for festivals and events, and collaborate on and initiate interdisciplinary and experimental projects
  • Explore traditional and alternative settings for dance and performance, from the studio and theatre to galleries and museums
  • Have the opportunity to work with community groups using participatory, immersive and specialised collaborative approaches to develop new choreographic methods
  • Share ideas and experiences with fellow students to collaborate, critique and engage with each other's choreographic identities
Find out more Leeds Dance Partnership Leeds Dance Partnership’s vision is for the city to become an international centre for dance. We are members of the partnership, and others include:
  • Northern Ballet
  • Yorkshire Dance
  • Phoenix Dance Theatre
  • Northern School of Contemporary Dance
  • Leeds Playhouse*
*Source: Leeds Dance Partnership. One Dance UK We are also proud a member of One Dance UK, leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and diverse dance sector. Your creative community You’ll join a small creative community, and you’ll learn from dedicated industry professionals who perform, create and write. Their insights from working with leading choreographers, dance companies and festivals nationally and internationally will feed into your learning. Learn from visiting professionals Professional curators, producers, choreographers and dramaturgs will be invited to share their experiences and inspire your practice. Why study Choreography at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Learn from a small, dedicated team of industry professionals
  • Access to workshops and guest lectures delivered by external artists
  • Opportunity to work with community groups, using participatory, immersive and specialised collaborative approaches
  • Take advantage of the university's partnerships with One Dance UK and Leeds Dance Partnership
  • Access to an industry standard theatre, performance studios and a host of other performing arts facilities in the new £80-million Leeds School of Arts Building


Core Modules:

  • Research & Development
  • Commission
  • Dramaturgy
  • Choreographer’s Major Project
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Dance, Performance, Physical Theatre or Performing Arts, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training from professional practice within the dance, arts or cultural industries. We conduct interviews as part of the admissions process and suitable applicants will be invited to attend an interview. Applicants based overseas will be supported to undertake this electronically and/or by telephone and will be required to submit a video link to examples of their artistic/choreographic practice. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

Fees and funding

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Choreography at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS