M.A. On Campus

Musical Theatre Creatives

Leeds Conservatoire

12 months
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Our MA Musical Theatre Creatives at Leeds Conservatoire is an individually-tailored MAfor anyone interested in creating new musical theatre and aprofessional career as a creative in the industries, whether as acomposer, writer, choreographer, lyricist or something that hasyet to be defined.


This unique MA Musical Theatre Creatives at Leeds Conservatoire focuses on students' particular needs to develop their skills in their field (composition, dance and dramaturgy etc), whilst simultaneously generating work as a collective with other creatives across the MAs.

Working with leading institutions from across the North and with practitioners that include composers, lyricists, and book-writers (the creative team of a musical), students will leave the course with a portfolio of work to take into the industry, to peers to build a creative team with, and leave with a unique artistic voice to shape the theatre of tomorrow.

Mastery of Skill

Musical Theatre Creatives, be they writers,composers or choreographers, will work with experts and professionals focused on the individual student's area of interest through individual placements and classes tailored totheir learning. Whether working with MA composition students, shadowing guest choreographers, or developing work for devising and dramaturgical classes, students will learn by doing rather than through theory, to become a master in their field.

Programme Structure

What you will study

  • Creative and Collaborative Thinking
  • Applied Musical Theatre Context
  • Skills of the Musical Theatre Creative
  • Performance Project
  • Major project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A good honours degree in any subject, with an upper 2nd (2:1) classification or equivalent, usually theatre, music ortheatre/music-related, but qualifications in other fields will also be reviewed and considered.
  •  Equivalent professional experience may also be accepted and reviewed at application and audition stages (see our APELprocess),
  •  All suitable applicants are invited for interview and/or audition
  •  All students requiring a visa to study in the UK must meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's English
  • Language requirement of IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5

Tuition Fee

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.


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