Do you believe that drama and theatre can serve an important social purpose beyond pure entertainment? Are you interested in making performance for, with and by specific communities? Our aim is to produce confident and innovative facilitators and directors with the requisite knowledge and skills to work across the spectrum of contemporary community/applied drama practice. Placements are vital to the course - we have links with over 50 organisations including youth clubs, health agencies, penal institutions, schools and colleges, mental health organisations, disability groups, and social exclusion projects. Up to 26 places available on this programme each year
Facilitating and Directing 1 Acting and Performing 1.1 Acting and Performing 1.2 Origins: From Ritual to Revolution Pathways in Applied Theatre and Community Drama Voice and Movement The Professional 1 Facilitating and Directing 2 Theatre in Education Community Performance as Counter-Narrative Acting and Performing 2 Intersecting Worlds The Professional 2 Theatre for Democracy and Advocacy Individual Final Project Final Project Document Drama Workshop The Professional 3
You are assessed regularly throughout the course and methods of assessment include in-class presentations, written assignments, portfolios and project-based performance. In your third year, you undertake a final practical project and an accompanying in-depth written research paper.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants are required to submit some additional information by 15th January. Applicants who apply before 15th January deadline will be contacted to request further information.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|