Foundation Acting (Musical Theatre) at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts - UCAS

Course summary

Our course is aimed at people, who are passionate about a career in musical theatre but are not quite ready for a Conservatoire-level degree course. It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in rigorous musical theatre training that will prepare you for auditions and degree-level training. Intensive, highly practical and industry focused, you develop your confidence and ability as an actor, combined with musical and dance skills. It will equip you with fundamental technical and stylistic skills as you create a portfolio of contemporary, classical and musical material that is uniquely suited to you, helping you to stand out from the crowd. The course culminates in a performance project where you bring together all you have learnt. Number of places each year: 20


/ YEAR ONE: The Actor's Foundation: Musical Theatre Fundamentals 1 / The Actor's Foundation: Musical Theatre Fundamentals 2 / The Actor's Foundation: Musical Theatre Fundamentals 3 / Personal Practice

Assessment method

Your assessment predominantly takes place during your practical classes and rehearsals, performances and your reflective exercises. Coursework assignments are limited to written personal statements and applications. Practical/written work ratio 80% practical work / 20% written course works.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants (aged 21+): if you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

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English language requirements

You need to meet our English language requirement - a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). We also accept other English language examination equivalents.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Whole course
EU £19500 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course
International £19500 Whole course
Channel Islands £9250 Whole course

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Foundation Acting (Musical Theatre) at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts - UCAS