36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Study Performing Arts (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University while nurturing your artistic individuality. You will learn more about your current artistic interests as you draw from a range of disciplines as inspiration for your project work. The Performing Arts (Hons) programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University. 

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Study the performing arts while you nurture your artistic individuality on this practical course. The Performing Arts (Hons) programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University .

Leeds is home to hundreds of professional theatre collectives, dance companies and arts festivals so you’ll be surrounded by a vibrant creative community and an exciting range of performance work. 

We’ll support you in setting up your second-year professional placement. You could spend a semester learning alongside and networking with one of the many artistic companies in Leeds or you could choose to travel abroad to work for an international organisation. Our students have previously completed placements at Company Chameleon in Manchester, BMotion Festival in Bassano del Grappa, Italy and with theatre company Third Angel based in Sheffield.

All of the staff teaching on your course are practising artists, which means our teaching is based on real professional experience. You’ll also have the chance to attend additional workshops delivered by external artists and companies. 


With your enhanced communication and networking skills, you will be able to engage with a variety of artists and employers in the creative industries. You will have the confidence and technical skills to forge a successful career as a choreographer or performer, and you will also possess the specialist knowledge to work as a producer or director. 

You could choose to enter arts administration and work for an artistic organisation anywhere in the world. Alternatively, you could take up a number of exciting roles in education.

  • Performance artist
  • Producer
  • Choreographer
  • Community arts practitioner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Texts
  • Writing & Directing Performance 
  • The Physical Practitioner
  • Embodying Theatre & Performance Contexts
  • Project Lab
  • Design In/for Performing Arts
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • 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 2018 and March 2019. 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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