Taught course

Drama and Creative Writing in Education

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Carnegie Faculty
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Create fictional worlds and use everyday situations to tell stories through the mediums of drama and creative writing in order to inspire young people, spark their imaginations and aid their social and emotional development.

By studying literary texts, performance pedagogy and theatre in education, you will develop innovative approaches to the teaching of drama and creative writing in a range of educational and community settings. You will challenge young learners to create powerful and transformative imaginary worlds to spark their creativity.

This course will help you to become a creative educator, who places students at the centre of their learning through the creation of lived-through drama experiences, cultivating a fertile ground for your creative writing and a supportive environment in which young people will feel encouraged to also write creatively.

Working with an experienced team of published educators and theatre-based organisations in Leeds, you will develop the confidence and skills to work with and inspire young people.

You will also have the opportunity to study an option module from one of our other masters courses.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admission Enquiries
Email
admission.enquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)113 812 3113