Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Theatre for Young Audiences

The course combines storytelling, new writing, devising, puppetry, and academic study to equip students with the practical and theoretical skills to enter the burgeoning field of theatre for young audiences. Designed for entrepreneurial practitioners and scholars, including actors, directors, scriptwriters, producers, scenographers and others with a relevant background in theatre and performance, the programme fosters collaborative work.The course is flexibly structured to facilitate attendance by remote and international students.

Course modules

Modules include: context and methodologies; writing and dramaturgy; devising and adaptation; puppetry; facilitation; entrepreneurship; thesis.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include both written and practical work. The course culminates in either a showcase production or a 12,000-word dissertation. Both the production and the dissertation are presented for peers, scholars and industry professionals at the Thesis Showcase and Symposium at the egg.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2017 - 1 Years
MA Part-time October 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Newton Park Campus BA2 9BN South West

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