School of Performance and Cultural Industries

Top 10 in the UK for Drama, Dance and Cinematics

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School of Performance and Cultural Industries

The School of Performance and Cultural Industries is committed to exploring the many ways in which performance practice, artist expression and cultural activity shape, influence and enrich our daily lives. This is delivered through a unique combination of inter-related disciplines within a research-intensive university environment.

Studying with us

We are looking for individuals who want to make things happen with a thirst for knowledge about the world around them. Our students are the makers, thinkers and creators of the future.

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During your time with as an undergraduate student you’ll develop the creativity of the artist, the insight of the cultural activist and the dynamism of the entrepreneur.

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As a postgraduate student you’ll gain potential to challenge cultural practices, contribute to policy making, and shape the landscape of communities within which you’ll work.

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During your PhD you can experience a supportive, stimulating and challenging research environment alongside academics who share your passion for your subject.



in the UK for student experience

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in the UK university rankings

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most international university in the world

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