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Course overviewThe freedom to place your own practice is at the centre of this Applied Theatre programme. Whilst our specialist modules provide you with the opportunity to develop new skills and techniques in different locations and contexts, the central focus will be on your individual practice.Throughout the programme, you will develop your professional profile within the growing field of applied theatre, building on your existing skills and knowledge. You will do this by engaging with a
The freedom to place your own practice is at the centre of this Applied Theatre programme. Whilst our specialist modules provide you with the opportunity to develop new skills and techniques in different locations and contexts, the central focus will be on your individual practice.
Throughout the programme, you will develop your professional profile within the growing field of applied theatre, building on your existing skills and knowledge. You will do this by engaging with a range of applied and community-based projects which are run by York St John University.
This is central to the programme and includes workshop and project opportunities with established partners and locations in the wider community.
A particular focus of the programme is on working with mental health services in the area. We have an established relationship with local mental health service providers and our 'Converge' project works in partnership with the NHS to deliver courses in theatre and other arts. You will have the opportunity to run these courses and workshops for mental health users as part of your studies.
York St John University has been changing the lives of its students since 1841, when it was established as York Teacher Training School, making it one of the UK’s oldest institutions.
It has an award-winning, eleven-acre campus situated in the centre of York, boasting state-of-the-art facilities following an investment of more than £46 million since 2011.
Here are just some of the reasons to start your Postgraduate study at York St John University:
Our first-class reputation - They are first in the UK for overall student satisfaction in Postgraduate study (PRES 2018).
Living the good life - York was named the best place to live in Britain (2018) by The Sunday Times.
Research that matters - Their research has a positive impact on peoples' lives by tackling real issues and finding innovative solutions.