Taught course

Applied Theatre and Education

Institution
University of Derby · College of Arts, Humanities and Education
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to have a first degree appropriate to apply for the MA (minimum 2:2 or above), or a professional qualification of equal standing, or significant practical or professional experience gained following your initial qualification that would support your application.

You will also be invited to an interview as part of the application process to ensure that this is the right course for you, and to demonstrate your prior or ongoing practical experience in the field, whether this may be paid or voluntary.

Months of entry

January

Course content

Develop your skills and confidence as an educational practitioner using theatre and drama to bring about social change, working in areas such as schools, prisons, communities and the care system. You’ll work and study alongside theatre professionals and specialist academics at Derby Theatre for an inspirational learning experience.

This course provides a specialist route for graduates who wish to develop as educational practitioners using theatre and drama.

  • You will deepen your knowledge and practice in the field of Applied Theatre
  • This course enables you to engage in real-life practice within and alongside a professional producing theatre
  • You will develop your ability to interpret, understand and conduct practice as research relevant to the theatre and education at a masterly level
  • You will become industry ready for employment in Theatre Education

Teaching sessions are designed to be interactive, utilising a variety of teaching and learning strategies such as lectures, seminar discussions and ‘hands on’ practical activities related to theatre and education. Working alongside industry professionals, you will gain a wide range of skills and understanding over and above the course content e.g. fundraising and marketing.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll also need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
marketing@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 590 500