Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Theatre and Performance

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Leeds Beckett University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

If you are passionate about creating exciting, innovative and cutting-edge theatre and performance, this degree is for you. Throughout your time on the course, you will be taught by a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers to produce exciting work for stage, galleries and festivals. Upon graduating from this course, you will be confident with the processes of making, performing and analysing theatre and performance, which will help you find employment within the creative industries. PLACEMENTS In addition to gaining real-world professional experience through public showings and work-based learning placements, you will also explore theories of theatre and performance from researchers at the top of their field. PERFORMANCE SPACES You will benefit from access to our performance and black box rehearsal studios, so you can perfect your practice. BECKETT DANCE STUDIOS Our Leeds Beckett performance spaces include dance studios at Headingley Campus and black box spaces at City Campus.

Course details


  • Year 1 Core Modules:
    • Performance Strategies 1
    • Performance Strategies 2
    • Critical Contexts 1: Historical Lineages
    • Critical Contexts 2: Performance Practices & Perspectives
    • Performance Cultures 1: Wider Perspectives
    • Performance Cultures 2: Identity.
  • Year 2 Core Modules:
    • Performance Project 1: Ensemble
    • Performance Project 2: Collaboration
    • Performance Project 3: Self
    • Critical Contexts 3: Reading Performance
    • Critical Contexts 4: The Body in Performance
    • Professional Practice 1: Placement.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Professional Practice 2: Portfolio Practitioner
    • Pilot Project
    • Publishing Project 1: Conference
    • Publishing Project 2: Document
    • Lift Off Project 1: Process
    • Lift Off Project 2: Festival.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Applicants who meet the academic entry requirements will be invited to attend a selection day where you will be interviewed individually and take part in a Group Performance Workshop. You are assessed for suitability to the course, on your background skills and knowledge, and on your ability to contribute constructively to a working ensemble. The selection days are scheduled for 15 November, 29 November, 6 December, 10 January, 31 January, 14 February and 28 February. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Track account for further details.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £10500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Theatre and Performance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS