University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Applied Theatre and Intervention

This course will help students to gain the skills to become an applied theatre practitioner. Through practice and theory you will explore applied theatre in all of its forms including community theatre, theatre-in-education, theatre and health, prison theatre, theatre for development and the arts therapies. You will gain a broad understanding of some of the wider issues faced by applied theatre practitioners including ethics, boundaries, evaluation, policy and funding and have the opportunity to apply your learning in a placement context.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honorus degree. Applicants may also be considered without a degree if they can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

Course modules

Core modules: Applied theatre practices; critical concepts in applied theatre and intervention; research perspectives; research project. Optional modules: Individual project; creative work; performance and collaborative enterprise; audience engagement and impact.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by using a range of methods including practical assessments, written work, presentations and reflective logs. This diversity allows you to begin to integrate theory and practice, develop a range of skills and become a reflective practitioner.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Performance and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8714