South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Musical Theatre (Top-Up) South Gloucestershire and Stroud College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire


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Course summary

Our BA programme is made up of two parts: the Foundation Degree Musical Theatre followed by the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre top-up year.

This degree is based at our Bristol Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) in north Bristol. Bristol has been voted the best city in which to live and study on numerous occasions. Bristol has a long well established history of theatres and performing arts and it is renowned for its cultural activities. BIPA is conveniently located being a 7 minute walk from Bristol Parkway Railway station and a 5 minute drive from the main crossover junction of M5/M4 motorway. You can be in London within 1.5 hours and there is easy access to the South, Wales and the North from Bristol.

BIPA has excellent industry standard facilities which include a 250 and 80 seated theatre, 4 dance studios, acting studios, TV studios and technical workshops. There are lots of opportunities for students to perfect their performance skills during the academic year. We offer a wide range of trips and international residences are available from Rotterdam to New York. Students will receive 410 taught hours on this BA (Hons) Musical Theatre top up programme. There are no formal examinations and you will be assessed by practical work and written course work.

Our staff will focus on you and help you achieve your full potential in a creative, enthusiastic and caring environment.

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 5R8K
Institution code S55
Campus name WISE Campus
Campus code W

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students will be asked to pay material costs and the Course Leader will be able to advise on costs. Students will be asked to contribute to the cost of international visits, again the Course Leader will advise. Students may wish to purchase appropriate comfortable clothing and footwear for studio work.

Provider information

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South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
Stratford Road

Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

01179 092376

Additional information

Course contact details


0117 9092376