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Film, Music & Performing Arts

  • Choreography MA

    Explore innovative ways to choreograph contemporary work on this practice-led, studio-based course.

    Full-time, Part-time
    12 Months, 24 Months
  • Filmmaking MFA

    Realise your ambitions and create a film project that showcases your individual flair as a filmmaker.

    Full-time
    2 Years
  • Performing Arts BA (Hons)

    Combine studying the performing arts with nurturing your artistic individuality on this practical course.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years

Enjoy access to industry-standard facilities, including professional film studios in the heart of the Leeds film and TV production hub, 10 recording studios and black box and dance rehearsal studios.

Undergraduate Courses (11)

Audio Engineering | BSc (Hons)

Take your interest in audio to the next level and gain the technical, scientific and engineering expertise that will enable you to produce high-quality audio solutions.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Dance | BA (Hons)

Explore contemporary dance and take part in exciting collaborative performance projects. You will work with choreographers, independent dance artists and directors, learning how to perform, direct, organise and teach, developing your skills in all areas of contemporary dance production.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Entertainment Management | BA (Hons)

Discover a dynamic career with our unique insight into the workings of the entertainment industry. Entertainment is one of the most exciting sectors to enter and you will learn how to attract audiences to live events, media and visitor attractions.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Filmmaking | BA (Hons)

On this practical degree, you will learn how to produce films and develop your creative and technical filmmaking skills in drama, animation, documentary and experimental film production.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Music Industries Management | BA (Hons)

This course will prepare you to enter the thriving music industry, part of the growing UK creative economy that now employs nearly two million people nationwide.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music Performance and Production | BA (Hons)

This course is for musicians who want to realise their potential in contemporary production and develop their ability to perform live. It concentrates on four themes: performance (group and individual), composition and arrangement, technology and production, and contextual studies.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music Production | BA (Hons)

Develop the skills to become a highly skilled producer of music and audio artefacts. This course will hone your skills in the creative, technical and compositional aspects of music production and give you a solid academic and practical base from which to develop your craft further.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music Production and Performance | BA (Hons)

This course is for musicians who want to realise their potential in contemporary production and develop their ability to perform live. It concentrates on four themes: performance (group and individual), composition and arrangement, technology and production, and contextual studies.
Attendance:
-
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Music Technology | BSc (Hons)

Develop the skills you will need to work in the expanding and diverse modern professional audio and music industries. You will explore the technologies and techniques used in the recording, production and reproduction of sound and music, fuelling your creativity while expanding your theoretical knowledge.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Performing Arts | BA (Hons)

Combine studying the performing arts with 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.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Theatre and Performance | BA (Hons)

If you are passionate about creating and managing performance, this degree is ideal. You will be taught by a team of experienced and professional performance makers to produce exciting work for theatre, screen, festivals, experimental performances or live art.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Postgraduate Courses (16)

Audio Engineering | MSc

Audio engineering is the application of science to design, analysis and problem solving in sound recording and audio production, and it is a key aspect of all areas of modern computing, communications and entertainment. If you are technically minded with a strong science or technology background and possess a passion for music and audio, this course is ideal.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Choreography | MA

Whether you are an established choreographer intent on refining and hot-housing your practice, a dance artist looking to retrain or a recent graduate from a performance-related subject, this course will give you the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to produce exciting choreography.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Digital Music Practice | MA

You will explore the very latest digital music practices, including new and innovative interactive techniques available to today's musicians and artists.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Documentary Filmmaking | MA

Documentary filmmaking is constantly evolving, thanks to the rise of internet and social media, there are now countless places for filmmakers to screen their work. This course will help you find an audience for the idea or subject you are passionate about, and it will support you in turning your vision into a bold and innovative film.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
18 Months

Entry Requirements

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Film Curation and Exhibition | MA

This innovative new course offers the opportunity to gain both the vital skills and critical awareness necessary to pursue a career in the diverse areas of contemporary film curation and exhibition, whether within the industry or within the field of research. This could include curation within a museum or arts centre; festival management; exhibition, both theatrical and online; or cinema programming.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Filmmaking | MA

Immerse yourself in hands-on filmmaking and real production budgets on this practical course. Creativity and collaboration will be at the heart of your learning, which will take place in the University's Northern Film School, giving you access to industry-standard equipment and facilities.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
18 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Filmmaking | MFA

Realise your ambitions and take the lead in the creation and development of a film project that will showcase your individuality and talent.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music for the Moving Image | MA

Writing music for the moving image requires a unique combination of technical and creative skills. You will gain a solid grounding in the theories, techniques and practices essential for contemporary film and television music production.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music Production | MA

Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment. This course will give you the skills to take your ambition further and provide you with the confidence to work for major record labels and recording artists across a range of genres.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Music Technology | MSc

As computer and media technologies continue to converge and develop, the creation of music and sound has become increasingly more sophisticated. This course will immerse you in the technical and creative aspects of the latest emerging music technology.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Performance | MA

Designed by performance makers for performance makers, this course will give you the opportunity to make new theatre, dance, digital and live performance work. You will be guided by of a team of research active, internationally acclaimed staff who are committed to making performance matter.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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Popular Music and Culture | MA

Be part of a lively popular-music research community that embraces everything from metal music to film scores and work alongside performers, composers and studio producers.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Songwriting and Production | MA

All great songs start with a great story, and this course will build on your storytelling and songwriting techniques and performance skills. It will also help you develop the strong networks needed to drive your career forward in the modern music industry.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Sonic Arts | MA

Develop your theoretical understanding, technical skills and creative practice in the emerging field of sonic arts on a course that aims to challenge preconceptions surrounding musical composition, performance and sound art.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Sound & Music for Interactive Games | MSc

Video games continue to be big business, and the demand for 'Hollywood' quality soundtracks to match the increasingly impressive visuals in games has never been greater. If you are a sound designer or composer, this course will enable you to explore the opportunities that interactive games present.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sound Design | MA

Explore the creative and technical aspects of location sound, studio sound production and sound design.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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