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Leeds Beckett University

Theatre and Performance

UCAS Code: W447

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

UCAS Tariff

120

80 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Performing arts

If you are passionate about creating exciting, innovative and cutting-edge theatre and performance, this degree is for you. Throughout your time on the course, you will be taught by a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers to produce exciting work for stage, galleries and festivals.

Upon graduating from this course, you will be confident with the processes of making, performing and analysing theatre and performance, which will help you find employment within the creative industries.

**PLACEMENTS**
In addition to gaining real-world professional experience through public showings and work-based learning placements, you will also explore theories of theatre and performance from researchers at the top of their field.

**PERFORMANCE SPACES**
You will benefit from access to our performance and black box rehearsal studios, so you can perfect your practice.

**BECKETT DANCE STUDIOS**
Our Leeds Beckett performance spaces include dance studios at Headingley Campus and black box spaces at City Campus.

Modules


  • Year 1 Core Modules:

    • Performance Strategies 1

    • Performance Strategies 2

    • Critical Contexts 1: Historical Lineages

    • Critical Contexts 2: Performance Practices & Perspectives

    • Performance Cultures 1: Wider Perspectives

    • Performance Cultures 2: Identity.



  • Year 2 Core Modules:

    • Performance Project 1: Ensemble

    • Performance Project 2: Collaboration

    • Performance Project 3: Self

    • Critical Contexts 3: Reading Performance

    • Critical Contexts 4: The Body in Performance

    • Professional Practice 1: Placement.



  • Year 3 Core Modules:

    • Professional Practice 2: Portfolio Practitioner

    • Pilot Project

    • Publishing Project 1: Conference

    • Publishing Project 2: Document

    • Lift Off Project 1: Process

    • Lift Off Project 2: Festival.



Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City CampusC

Department:

Film, Music and Performing Arts

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

92%
UK students
8%
International students
23%
Male students
77%
Female students
71%
2:1 or above
25%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

After graduation


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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,000
low
Average annual salary
100%
high
Employed or in further education
41%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

20%
Other elementary services occupations
12%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
12%
Customer service occupations

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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Performing arts

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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