Entry requirements

A good first degree or equivalent professional experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

MA Creative Futures: Applied Theatre gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in this discipline further, so if you wish to set up or extend a dance studio, create and run theatre workshops for children in the region, work for a touring theatre company, run children’s parties or work in other theatre / dance related practice, this is the pathway to enable to you progress towards your career of choice. The course also gives you the opportunity to network with creatives in other disciplines, and to develop your personal interests and understanding of your specific discipline within a larger creative and business-based framework.

Creative Futures offers recent graduates and established practitioners a chance to continue to develop their chosen discipline and specialist practice at masters level. You will gain advanced creative, technical and business skills, a sophisticated understanding of the business environment and a formalised work experience placement. The aim is to enhance your appeal in the job market and/or provide you with the tools needed to set up in freelance practice or to create your own business.

Students will receive tuition in business skills that are designed and delivered specifically for creative practitioners as well as access to our extensive workshops and specialist facilities.

The course is designed to provide maximum flexibility, whether it is being studied on a full or part-time basis. All modules have an extensive distance learning component, combined with intensive, full day workshops

Fees and funding

See: Postgraduate funding @ Staffordshire University

Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Enquiries Teamen
+44 (0) 1782 294 400