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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-JAN-21, 26-APR-21, 05-JUL-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

The MA Applied Theatre encourages investigation into the possibilities and contradictions of drama and theatre practice as transformative and rehabilitative, and engages practically and critically with a range of theories and current practices. As a student on the programme, you will:

Gain knowledge of theatre in extensive applied, community and drama education settings, in the UK and globally
Combine theory and practice in exploring how theatre can change lives
Offers industry placements globally

Key features of the programme

Key features of the MA Applied Theatre are:

exploration of theatre work in specific settings;
key practices in applied theatre;
a theoretical engagement with new ideas in the field;
project-based study examining specific professional work with a varied range of client groups;
or specialising in working with people whose lives have been affected by the criminal justice system.

The course develops knowledge of the ways in which drama and theatre are used to benefit a range of distinct groups that are key to today’s evolving cultural landscape.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those interested in developing current practice of using theatre and drama in community and education settings, or of using theatre and drama with people whose lives have been affected by the criminal justice system.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,221per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

  • Campus address

    Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, Embassy Theatre, Eton Avenue, Camden, NW3 3HY, England

Central is part of the Tier 4 Pilot scheme, streamlining the process for international master’s students wishing to study in the UK.
Central is situated moments away from central London, in the most multicultural city in the UK.
Each year Central runs international auditions across the world and as a result has a healthy international cohort.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    137 72%

    28th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

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