Musical Theatre at LMA - UCAS


Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Musical Theatre

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Course summary

The BA (Hons) degree in Musical Theatre at LMA is delivered by industry professionals and is designed and delivered with industry in mind! Our performers are trained to develop high level skills within the three disciplines of dance, singing and acting. This is set within the context of an interesting, relevant programme of supporting theoretical study. All major genres and practices are developed and students have the opportunity to work across a range of musical theatre productions performed across professional theatres, along with performing across a selection of studio performances. With the volume of performances and experiences working across a multitude of theatre venues, our graduates not only have their degree, but have the professional work ethic and etiquette required to work within the industry. LMA prides itself on creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students - in the 2021 National Student Survey [NSS] the LMA Music courses achieved 95% overall student satisfaction with the quality of the course, with 97% of respondents agreeing that that they felt part of a community of staff and students. [NSS/OFS published statistics] When you join LMA you are surrounded by like-minded people in an environment where hard work brings great reward. You are taught by industry professionals in state of the art facilities. The LMA team give you the creative freedom you desire, to explore, discover yourself and give you the confidence to be the absolute best version of YOU. LMA have amazing campuses in Liverpool and London and is co-owned by Global superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS.


Level 4 (Yr 1) Studying Musical Theatre Musical Theatre Dance Technique 1 Acting Technique Singing Technique Live Musical Theatre Performance Level 5 (Yr 2): Exploring Musical Theatre Musical Theatre Dance Technique 2 Advanced Musical Theatre Technique Musical Theatre Staged Performance Level 6 (Yr 3) : Musical Theatre Performance Showcase Industry Investigation Promotional Portfolio (Musical Theatre) Major Musical Theatre Performance

Assessment method

You will experience a wide range of assessment methods at LMA which are focused around your practical development as a well rounded Musical Theatre Performer. These include practical demonstrations of your acting, vocal and dance skills and techniques, both individually and as part of an ensemble. Practical exercises and briefs are also included which assess your creative ability to improvise and develop characters and roles. In the creative production and performance modules you are given the opportunity to take part in live and staged productions where you are assessed on both the development of the production, and also your final performance. In your final year, Musical Theatre students are assessed both individually via the “Showcase” modules which allows you to demonstrate your proficiency and creativity as a solo performer, and also as a group performer via the “Major Performance” module . Assessed journals and planning exercises are also used which enable you to reflect and analyse your skills and identify ways they can develop. In some modules, continuous tutor/student assessment is also employed in order to evaluate your journey through the module. In addition, in the modules where you investigate the performance industry and your role within it, you will again experience a variety of assessment methods such as poster presentations, comparative reviews of different performances, and investigative essays and reports.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

This course is unable to accept international applicants who need a Tier 4 Student Visa to study in the UK as LMA does not hold a UKVI licence

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

LMA are happy to accept a wide range of qualifications, including but not limited to: A Levels, BTEC Extended Diploma, OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma(s), Access to HE courses, Scottish Highers, IB Diploma Programme, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, RSL Level 3 Diploma and T Levels. We also welcome students who have a combination of qualifications - e.g. 2 A Levels and 1 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and an extended project. Our academic entry criteria from qualifications you are currently taking is 96 UCAS tariff points and your offer will be tailored to reflect this. We assess all applications individually. If you have any questions about whether your qualifications meet our entry criteria, please do not hesitate to contact the LMA admissions team.

Additional entry requirements


As part of the application and admissions process, all applicants will be required to submit a digital audition. Full details of what is required for the content of the audition video will be sent to all applicants along with guidance about the format and how to submit.

Student Outcomes

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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

Additional fee information

You should anticipate the following additional costs associated with your course: Clothing and footwear Items to enable you to follow the expected dress code for your course. Initial outlay from new at the start of the course approximately £100 for clothing and £120 for shoes. All students on the Musical Theatre course are required to follow an “all black, neutral clothing” dress code for all practical workshop and rehearsal sessions. Clothing should preferably be logo free. Items worn can include Leotard, Vest, Crop top, T-shirt, Leggings, Tights, Shorts . You are also required to have a range of footwear Items to enable you to fully participate in the different dance class activities, including suitable trainers for fitness classes , Black split sole jazz shoes; Tan New Yorkers; Black tap shoes; Split sole ballet shoes (flesh tone of your choosing) Costs for Optional Trips to Shows and Performances - Approx £75.00 per year.
Musical Theatre at LMA - UCAS