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Course summary

Nurture your passion for performance, whether you want to produce work for theatre, screen, festivals or live art. Create exciting, innovative and cutting-edge theatre and performance. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Learn from a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers to produce exciting work for stage, galleries and festivals
  • Gain real-world professional experience through public showings and work-based learning placements
  • Explore theories of theatre and performance from researchers at the top of their field
  • Become confident with the processes of making, performing and analysing theatre and performance, which will help you find employment within the creative industries
Find out more You’ll be engaged in practical events in the city in theatres, galleries and more unusual sites. Our performing arts students and staff have also performed their work together at Latitude, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Light Night here in Leeds. Expert teaching Learn from a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers to produce exciting work for stage, galleries and festivals. Why study Theatre and Performance at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Gain real-world professional experience through public showings and work-based learning placements
  • Taught by a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers
  • Access to workshops and guest lectures delivered by external artists at the top of their field
  • 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

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Embodying Theatre & Performance Contexts
  • Theatre Practices
  • Widening Perspectives in Theatre & Performance
  • Health & Wellbeing for Artistic Practice
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Thinking Bodies in Performance
  • The Project Lab
  • Writing for Theatre & Performance
  • Performance, Protest & Politics
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Arts Research
  • Pilot Project
  • Professional Practice: Portfolio Practitioner
  • Lift Off: Process
- Lift Off: Showcase


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
W447
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
City CampusC
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

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.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
70%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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