Musical Theatre Performance University of Chester

Undergraduate

This exciting course has an emphasis on practical training, and this embodied knowledge is supported by engagement with theoretical studies. It will prepare you for the dynamic and diverse nature of the industry, giving you opportunities to develop your leadership skills, including directing, choreographing, sound and lighting design and producing a show. The course makes use of extensive acting and dance studio spaces, a 420-seat theatre, gym, library and ICT facilities. During the course you will also be able to access a well-resourced music suite, which includes practice rooms, an Apple Mac studio, recording studio and rehearsal spaces.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    The Hammond

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including: performance work in singing, acting and dance; studio and theatre performances; submission of essays and reflective journals; presentations and oral assessments.


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 code T649
Institution code C55
Campus name The Hammond
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC - BCC Including A-level Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC in Performing Arts
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma (Drama), to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
Scottish Higher BBBB Including Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points Including 5 in HL Theatre Arts
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 Including Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts or Performance Studies

Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate and General Studies A Level will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

Audition will be part of the selection process.

It is beneficial but not necessary to have studied Drama or Performance at A Level or equivalent. However, some level of dance is essential and will be part of the audition process.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.