Goldsmiths, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This degree will help you become a resourceful and well-informed performer, theatre-maker, administrator or teacher in the musical theatre industry.
- You won't just learn about how to be a performer. Instead, you'll have the chance to pick up a whole range of skills including devising and writing plays, directing, and creating your own musical revues or cabarets.
- Our position in London means access to the enormous range of musicals produced at venues from the English National Opera to the tiny King’s Head Theatre.
- You'll be regularly taught by both visiting theatre professionals and core teaching staff, who are either artists or scholars of distinction in the field.
Level 4 In the first year you study the following core modules: Musical Theatre Dramaturgy A Musical Theatre Dramaturgy B Introduction to Music Singing and Music Theory Introduction to Movement and Dance Performance Praxis 1 A: Action Performance Praxis 1 B: Acting: Voice and Text Musical Theatre-making 1 Level 5 In the second year you study the following core modules: Elements of Theatre History: The Modern American Musical Elements of Theatre History Post-war British Musical Theatre Performance Praxis 2: A Performance Praxis 2: B Musical Theatre-making 2 Level 6 In the final year you study the following core modules: Culture and Performance A Culture and Performance B Performance Praxis 3 Musical Theatre-making 3 project Writing/Devising project Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.
You’ll be assessed through a variety of performances, production processes, essays, group projects, dissertation and timed examinations.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
120 credits at Level 4 and a 2:1 average in a comparable programme, and meet the standard qualification requirements for entry to Year 1 of the programme.
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits||Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject specific modules|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||BBC|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||33 points||With three Higher Level subjects at 655|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2|
Additional entry requirements
Suitably qualified applicants will be invited to a workshop/audition day in which they will be required to sing a 2-minute prepared song and participate in a movement workshop.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With a 6.0 in writing|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Goldsmiths, University of London
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
020 7078 5300
Theatre and Performance
020 7919 7414