36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Nurture your passion for performance, whether you want to produce work for theatre, screen, festivals or live art. The Theatre and Performance (Hons) programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


You’ll be engaged in practical events in the city in theatres, galleries and more unusual sites. Our performing arts students and staff have also performed their work together at Latitude, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Light Night here in Leeds. 

The Theatre and Performance (Hons) programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University .

Create exciting, innovative and cutting-edge theatre and performance.

As part of your course you’ll: 

  • Learn from a team of experienced and professional theatre and performance makers to produce exciting work for stage, galleries and festivals
  • Gain real-world professional experience through public showings and work-based learning placements
  • Explore theories of theatre and performance from researchers at the top of their field
  • Become confident with the processes of making, performing and analysing theatre and performance, which will help you find employment within the creative industries


Your tutors are dedicated to producing versatile practitioners. Having gained practical experience across a series of disciplines, you will have a wide range of refined and transferable skills that will make you highly sought after by employers. 

You will be able to apply for work across the arts and cultural industries, including theatre, live arts and festivals. You could also work in production management, curating, teaching or community work, or you could start and run your own projects.

  • Theatre Company Coordinator
  • Performing Arts Teacher
  • Stage Manager
  • Festival Production Coordinator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theatre & Performance Practices
  • Widening Perspectives in Theatre & Performance
  • Embodying Theatre & Performance Contexts
  • Health & Wellbeing for Artistic Practice
  • The Project Lab
  • Writing for Theatre & Performance 
  • Performance, Protest & Politics
  • Thinking Bodies in Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection Criteria
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
  • Interview Required 
Applicants who meet the academic entry requirements will be invited to attend a selection day where you will be interviewed individually and take part in a Group Performance Workshop. You are assessed for suitability to the course, on your background skills and knowledge, and on your ability to contribute constructively to a working ensemble. Interviews will be held between November and March. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Track account for further details.
  • International baccalaureate
25 Points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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