Directing (Taught)

Academy of Live and Recorded Arts

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: St Mary’s University, Twickenham

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Course summary

The aim of this course is to create graduates who will change the demographic of live theatre directors in this country. ALRA will recruit 4–6 student directors with vastly diverse backgrounds and pair them with innovative and excellent experiences that will act as a catalyst for their forthcoming career as artists in the live performance industry.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply


Entry requirements

Candidates will be expected to have a 2.2 at BA (Hons) in cognate subject or Entrants will have acquired experience through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of the candidate's ability to succeed in the programme. This recognition of prior learning will be gathered in the form of references from recognised professionals in the field.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2500 Year 1
England £2500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2500 Year 1
Scotland £2500 Year 1
Wales £2500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Directing at Academy of Live and Recorded Arts - UCAS