BA (Hons)

Music Theatre

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
W310
Delivery
Campus Taught

Covering all aspects of musical theatre skills and opportunities for creating new music theatre, this practice-based course is ideal if you are looking ahead to a career as an on-stage performer or back-stage creative.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the UK for teaching on the course
    National Student Survey (Performing Arts (non-specific) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
    2023
  • 2nd
    in the North West for overall score
    Guardian University Guide (Drama and Dance)
    2024
  • You'll learn from experienced and active professionals, like Course Leader, Mark Goggins, who has worked on productions of Cats, Shrek and The Sound of Music.
  • Our chamber choir, which is made up of Music Theatre students, has won several national competitions, including the BBC Adult Choir of the Year.
  • This course has a 100% pass rate to date, with most students graduating with a 2:1 or 1st class honours.
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Students in a dance class in St Peter’s Arts Centre

What you'll do

  • You’ll learn by doing – getting involved in a major production of an existing work, as well as creating your own devised work.
  • You’ll learn from experienced and active professionals, like Course Leader, Mark Goggins, who has worked on productions of Cats, Shrek and The Sound of Music.
  • Performance is central to the course – you’ll perform in the community as part of your course, put on public shows and could even perform overseas.
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My time on the Music Theatre course was incredibly valuable. I learnt how to develop my skills in performance, and found ways to build my confidence, all whilst discovering the joys of music and theatre.
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Sophie Butler
BA (Hons) Music Theatre

Modules

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Future careers

From the west end and television to voice-over work and cruise ship entertainment, our BA (Hons) Music Theatre course offers the skills and experience you’ll need to perform professionally.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
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This course is based in the School of Arts and Media

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