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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Delivered by industry professionals, including visiting directors and musical directors, this unique and mainly vocational course equips students with fundamental performance and creative skills, ensuring a solid foundation for a range of careers within Music Theatre and the Performing Arts. The programme includes Musical Theatre and New Music Theatre strands, ensuring an holistic training and diverse performing experience, supported with academic rigour. Students take part in a full-scale musical theatre production in each year, and a major devising project in 2nd and 3rd year. The individual attention the students receive as part of their training at UCLan is without doubt part of the reason for the success and high retention rate of the course. The course has a 100% pass rate with the majority of students graduating with a 2:1 or 1st award. Most graduates go on to successful careers within performance and related areas. Each year the course takes a Graduate Showcase to an invited audience of industry professionals at a London venue. Venues have included the Soho Theatre and the Jermyn Street Theatre. The University Chamber Choir is made up of Music Theatre students. The choir has a successful record of winning national competitions, including the Adult Category of Choir of the Year. The choir has an annual concert tour in France, and has also visited Shanghai.Graduates from this course move into a variety of performance-related jobs including: musical theatre (West End, touring, regional and overseas), television, film, children’s theatre and TV, cruise ship entertainment, teaching, theatre in education, theatre representation and management, high profile singing engagements, voice-over work and many others.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

An affordable city for students, Preston was also named as best place in the UK’s North West to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Guide 2019).
UCLan is culturally-diverse, home to students from 120 countries and with international partnerships across the globe.
Students get free sports centre membership, allowing them to use the new Sir Tom Finney sports centre and the 64-acre UCLan Sports Arena.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 102 8

    65th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    122 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    108 50%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%



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