Musical Theatre at UCEN Manchester - UCAS

UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Musical Theatre

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Course summary

Studying the BA (Hons) in Musical theatre will enable students to gain the following knowledge and understanding: 1. Critically discuss issues associated with personal and professional development and analyse current industry practices to apply requisite skills in the collation of self-marketing materials and the development of a professional profile 2. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of complex and conflicting theories, forms, practises concepts and principles relevant to a specific subject area. 3. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of key aspects of the principles of performance, including acquisition of coherent and detailed knowledge, some of which is, or is informed by, the most currently defined aspects of a discipline. 4. Engage creatively & critically with the creation and/or production of performance through a sensitive understanding of any necessary performance vocabularies, techniques, structures & working methods associated with musical theatre. 5. Utilise a wide breadth of understanding that enables them to devise and sustain arguments and solve problems using ideas and techniques, some of which are at the forefront of musical theatre practice. 6. Apply consistent developed methods and techniques that they have learned to review, consolidate, extend upon, and to initiate and carry out musical theatre performances to a professional level. 7. Critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and texts, through the rehearsal process, and be able to refine them in the performance through the disciplines associated with musical theatre.


Examples of current modules- Acting Methodologies Acting Through Song Musical Theatre: Context and Guidance Dance Techniques into Performance Ensemble and Solo Techniques The Epic and Heightened Form Dance Techniques, Performance and Choreography Developing Techniques in Ensemble and Solo Singing Devising Musical Theatre Musical Theatre: Theory and Context The Contemporary Musical The Historical Musical Audition Skills Developing Professional Practice Musical Theatre Showcase Performance Negotiated Research Project Presenting a Public Performance Rehearsing and Presenting a Public Performance

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of practical work and written assessment

How to apply

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City Campus Manchester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants are required to attend an audition to showcase skills in singing, dance and acting. You will attend a morning of dance and singing auditions, followed by a short interview. You may be asked to stay for acting workshops in the afternoon.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1

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Musical Theatre at UCEN Manchester - UCAS