Coventry College

Musical Theatre (Performing Arts) Coventry College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

If you are motivated and dedicated with a passion for Musical Theatre as well as an ambition to pursue a career in theatre then our course is for you! Through it you will gain a variety of essential skills for working within the theatre industry or to continue your studies on to a degree course in order to develop your skills further.

The HNC/HND in Musical Theatre is aimed at combining creative and professional units to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in the performing arts. You will be tutored by teachers and practitioners working in the field with experience and knowledge across the industry. In addition, the college maintains strong links with local theatres, offering workshops and performance opportunities in partnership with these organisations.

Additionally, guess lecturers from a variety of backgrounds are also invited to give you valuable insight into real, professional and creative performing arts practice.

Our course has been developed in order to cover a broad range of skills and develop your understanding of contemporary musical theatre practice. Upon completion of the course, you will emerge a triple threat performer!

In the first year you will study units such as:

  • Singing

  • Acting

  • Jazz Dance

  • Professional Development

  • Performing Arts Industry

  • Devising Theatre and Performance

  • Voice and Speech for Actors

  • Ensemble Singing

In the second year you will study units such as:

  • Singing 2

  • Acting 2

  • Dance for Musical Theatre

  • Working in the Performing Arts Industry

  • Auditioning

  • Performance Project

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points Five GCSEs at Grade 4 (C in the old grading structure) or above, including English and at least one of the following:
A level C A Levels including Performing Arts or Dance (min Grade C) equating to a minimum of 80 UCAS points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP

Additional entry requirements


You will also need to present two strong audition pieces demonstrating performance capabilities.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,500 Year 1
Scotland £5,500 Year 1
Wales £5,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Coventry College
City College, Swanswell Street and Henley campus
Henley Road
Bell Green

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