Applied Theatre refers to the practice of theatre and drama in non-traditional settings and/or with marginalised communities. It encompasses theatre practices which tackle areas of social and cultural policy such as public health, education, housing, social welfare, and the care system.
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
Graduates of this Applied Theatre and Education programme from University of Derby are prepared for careers in a range of private and public sector opportunities for example: As creative learning officers in theatres, museums and other community-based organisations; education directors and managers for cultural organisations; facilitators of youth theatres and other projects; health and wellbeing theatre specialists; freelance practitioners working in a wide range of settings including schools, prisons and the care system. Graduates will develop a sense of confidence as artists, facilitators, project managers and those that will help develop arts policy of the future.
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- Applied Theatre Context (Work-based Learning)
- Crafting your Masters Study
- Performance Practice as Research
- Applying Educational Thinkers and Theorists in Practice
- Major Project: Independent Study
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEducation Theatre & Dance View 752 other Masters in Education in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National6300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
UK part time
- £700 per 20 credits
Living costs for Derby
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.