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  Writing for Performance and Digital Media - MA


University of Leeds    School of Performance and Cultural Industries

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Unleash your creativity with the MA in Writing for Performance and Digital Media at the School of Performance and Cultural Industries. This programme offers a unique opportunity to hone your storytelling skills across various genres and media platforms. Dive into critical analysis of contemporary performance, narrative, and digital art while exploring tailored pathways in theatre, screenwriting, and new media. Benefit from a vibrant community of writers, practitioners, and researchers dedicated to nurturing emerging talent. Engage with Leeds' rich cultural scene through partnerships with local arts organisations and Leeds Playhouse. Access state-of-the-art facilities at stage@leeds, including theatres, rehearsal rooms, and digital performance platforms. Tailor your studies with a mix of compulsory and optional modules, culminating in an independent research project. With a 2:1 undergraduate degree or relevant industry experience, this programme opens doors to careers in writing, broadcasting, journalism, and more. Join us to unleash your potential in the dynamic world of creative writing and performance.

About the course

Develop your unique voice as a writer and storyteller in the context of the School of Performance and Cultural Industries’ outstanding research in the fields of contemporary performance practice, creative and adaptive writing, digital and intermedial art, audience studies and cultural engagement.

On this Masters course, you’ll think critically about narrative, storytelling and performance in contemporary culture, developing your creative writing skills and knowledge across a range of genres, forms and media. You’ll have opportunities to pursue areas of interest, including tailored pathways in writing for theatre, performance, screen and new media.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor undergraduate degree with a 2:1 (hons) or higher.

Applications from a wide range of subject areas are considered, including:

Business
Fine Art
Theatre
Politics
Sociology
Heritage Studies
Media
Journalism

Any social sciences or humanities degree subject is suitable for entry providing there is evidence of a passion for, and commitment to the course. Relevant work experience might be in areas that include: advertising or marketing, architecture, crafts, design, IT, publishing, museums, galleries, libraries, music, performing and visual arts.

Applicants without a degree may also be considered, if they can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience.


Fees

UK: £11,500 (Total)
International: £24,500 (Total)

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Leeds

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