CertHE Foundations of Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban - UCAS

Trinity Laban

Degree level: Undergraduate
UCAS Conservatoires

CertHE Foundations of Musical Theatre

Course summary

The Cert HE Foundations of Musical Theatre is designed for aspiring musical theatre artists who wish to develop their skills and techniques through a dedicated foundation programme of practical and contextual study. It is an opportunity for students to access high-quality conservatoire training and may provide an entry route to further specialist/vocational training (e.g. undergraduate degree programmes within the conservatoire or wider higher education sectors, particularly within the UK) or a platform for a dedicated period of personal study. Key Features Individual singing lessons and group classes in acting, dance (ballet, tap and jazz), singing, voice and acting through song. Regular performance workshops and auditions preparation training, including the opportunity to have mock auditions. There will also be the chance to work with Music and Dance students during CoLab, our two-week festival of creativity and innovation. After completing the programme, many students successfully move on to undergraduate study. Please note, this course was previously called Foundation Year in Musical Theatre and Independent Study Programme Foundation: Musical Theatre Pathway.

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Musical Theatre

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from across the world and accept a wide range of international qualifications. For more information please see www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/student-life/international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Trinity Laban places greater emphasis on its own audition and tests than on formal qualifications. As a guide, please keep in mind that the course is aimed at students who are considering entry to undergraduate study at conservatoire or university; we offer places to candidates who demonstrate the potential to reach that level within the year.

Assessment locations

In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.

Single specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In person£50£50
By recording£50£50

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In person£50£50
By recording£50£50

Additional information

Please note full auditions are only held in London and New York. Other locations/recorded auditions are prelims only and successful students will be expected to attend a recall in London. For more information please see www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/overseas-auditions

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
CertHE Foundations of Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban - UCAS