Some of the learning outcomes and career opportunities

Learning outcomes
  • A solid grounding in the history, theory, and practice of theatre and performance
  • A knowledge of key practitioners and their practices
  • Application of theory to contemporary approaches to performance
  • The ability of establishing connections between different disciplines
  • Locating the uses of theatre and performance within contemporary society
  • Addressing the needs of performance activity within the constantly changing context of cultural and creative industries
  • A knowledge of the impact of electronic media and digital arts on different element of performance.
  • Identification of market needs and appropriate ways to answer them
  • The ability to manage and organise own practices
  • A general understanding of the human being on the basis that the human body is the main instrument of theatrical communication

Career opportunities
  • Working within the sector of theatre and performance as practitioner
  • Further academic and/or practical research
  • Work in the cultural and creative sectors
  • Culture and arts management
  • Tourism industries
  • Public relations
  • Work within major cultural institutions, such as: theatres, concert halls, performance venues, opera houses, etc.
  • Other spheres of employment requiring a general humanistic background