Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Musical Theatre

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Course summary

Please note this qualification is delivered by our academic partner institution: Wilkes Academy. It will be taught at their campus in Swindon. If you are looking for a course at our Staffordshire University city campus, in Stoke-on-Trent, please check our website at The BA (Hons) Musical Theatre degree at Wilkes Academy is a distinctive course offering an established and respected degree alongside excellent vocational training This is a unique degree course that will prepare you to become a successful professional within the performing arts industry. This practically orientated course supports you to develop and enhance your skills across a range of disciplines within Musical Theatre [acting, singing, dance]. You wil also develop a critical understanding of the workings of the Creative Industries, providing you with the skills and knowledge for your future careers opportunities and choices. Wilkes Academy offers state of the art facilities for musical theatre study, it is located in Swindon with good transport links to London and the rest of the country.

Course details


Level 4: Toolkit for Success Dance Styles & Technique Acting for Musical Theatre Vocal Studies Performance Studies Theatre Performance Level 5: Understanding the Performing Arts Industry Advanced Practical Skills for Musical Theatre Traditional Musical Theatre Production Advanced Performance Studies Contemporary Musical Theatre Production Level 6: Industry Investigation Performance Showcase Innovative Performance Your Promotional Portfolio Major Performance

Assessment method

A wide range of different assessment methods are used throughout the course. You will be given opportunities to try out ideas and approaches and gain feedback throughout formative assessment activities, and then a range of different summative "graded" assessments are included in each modules. These include: Creative outputs professionally presented in the format required by the brief, including performances both live and to camera, featuring full repertoire and showcase material, etc. A reflective journal, discussing your learning journey throughout the module and utilising appropriate reflective theory and frameworks. An essay, report, case study or project plan, written and illustrated to given guidelines and word counts. Self-assessment, peer review and studio critiques.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Musical Theatre at Staffordshire University - UCAS