University of Gloucestershire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Musical Theatre

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Course summary

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Why Musical Theatre? This course develops the 'triple threat' of musical theatre, covering acting techniques, vocal development (sung and spoken) and a range of dance genres, including ballet, tap and jazz, both separately and through interdisciplinary practice. This course is taught at Gower College, Swansea, Ty Coch Campus and the Grand Theatre, Swansea.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4): • The Professional Practitioner • Singing • Acting • Dance Repertoire and Styles • Preparing for Audition • Musical Theatre Performance • Musical Theatre History and Context

Assessment method

The course is a practical vocational course with many performance based outcomes, also assessed through formative evaluation diaries and presentations.

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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW312
Institution code G50
Campus nameGower College, Swansea
Campus codeK

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD - EEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Candidates will be considered upon preparing an audition consisting of one monologue, song and taking part in a dance workshop.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

£140 for ballet kit and shoes if required Additional costs and fee information can be found at: https://www.gcs.ac.uk/he-course/certhe-musical-theatre
Musical Theatre at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS