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Develop the essential practical and creative skills and theoretical knowledge you'll need to become a self-motivated artist in the musical theatre industry.
You'll study at one of the best musical theatre schools in the UK, whose goal is to help you graduate as an adept in a variety of genres, and also to prepare you for postgraduate study.
This rigorous Musical Theatre degree is designed to train you to become a versatile, imaginative, and employable performer - a "triple threat". Acting, singing, and dancing are delivered with equal weighting, and you'll gain the kinds of experience required to be an independent thinker, adaptable to the challenges of empolyment and freelancing.
You'll explore essential core skills through technical training in dance, movement, voice, singing, and acting, working as an individual and as a member of an ensemble. You'll also develop your academic writing skills in research, analysis, and critique.
In year two, you'll build on what you've already learned and move into interpretation, analysis, and performance, as a soloist and within an ensemble. You'll collaborate with industry professionals and peers in a range of workshops and performance opportunities, developing the technical understanding you'll need to kick-start your career in the musical theatre industry.
Year three focuses on performance. You'll hone your skills and knowledge, and enhance your employability as a successful performer. Collaboration with industry specialists, combined with strategically selected projects and public performances, encourages professional working relationships and the entrepreneurial capability vital for future employment.
You'll be taught through a range of activities including lectures, workshops, seminars, skills classes, rehearsals, tutorials, work placements, theatre visits, and theatre productions.
Assessment tasks could take the form of:
In-class performances of devised or published work
Working as part of an ensemble
Individual and group research projects.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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
|A level||CDD||One A Level should be in a subject related to the degree course.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||In a subject related to the degree course.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|