Musical Theatre at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Does the stage call to you? Immerse yourself in the history, culture and characters of musical theatre. Refine your technique and develop your own style as you act, sing and dance to a professional level on our musical theatre degree. Singing workshops. Dance technique. Acting through song. Our specialist musical theatre course prepares you for a life under the lights. You’ll blend practical training with reflective study as you develop as an artist. Exciting live performance takes centre stage throughout the course. You’ll explore ensemble work, dance theatre and innovative interpretations in our Arts Centre. Find room to experiment in our dance studios, black box drama studios, and rehearsal rooms. Train your voice in our digital sound studio, music practice studios and recital room. Perform in our theatres and outdoor amphitheatre. Our outstanding links with the performing arts industry mean you could make connections you’ll carry throughout your career. New musical theatre is part of our course DNA, and in 2022 students and staff produced the world premiere of new musical The Girl in The Hat. In 2023 we’ll be raising the curtain on another musical theatre premiere, Pop Art.


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Assessment method

Assessment is through a balanced mixture of practical and written work including essays, reflective journals, workshop performances, full productions and oral presentations and you can expect to be tested on both your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding. You will be encouraged to reflect critically on your learning in each assessment and use journals to reflect regularly on your personal development. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods for any Musical Theatre module on this degree, though one of the optional Language modules is part-assessed by written examinations, should you choose to learn a language as an integrated element of the programme.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Eligible applicants will be invited to an audition.

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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 .

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Musical Theatre at Edge Hill University - UCAS