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School of Performance and Cultural Industries masters degrees

Postgraduate taught courses

Studying a taught postgraduate degree in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries allows you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, specialise in a particular area or take a new direction.

Our Masters courses prepare you for both the world of work and further study. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and expertise to become an active agent within the cultural and creative industries sector. You'll leave with the potential to challenge existing cultural practices, contribute to policy making and shape artistic landscapes and communities.

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Shreya Sikka
Student | MA Writing for Performance and Publication
“I had always heard and read good things about Leeds, so I was quite certain that this was the School I wanted to go to.”