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UCAS CODE: W310

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course overview**- 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.**Why study with us**- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Music Theatre is ranked 1st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021)- 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.**Further information**- This course offers you the chance to delve into the practical processes of music theatre – giving you the creative skills and performance experience vital for a variety of careers in the entertainment industry.- Every year, we take a Graduate Showcase to an invited audience of industry professionals at a London venue, like the Soho Theatre and the Jermyn Street Theatre. It’s an ideal chance to connect with professionals and highlight your talent.- You’ll also have the chance to attend our cJAM event – an employability fair reimagined for the creative industries. As well as an industry Q&A and a selection of informal networking events, you’ll have the chance to meet industry professionals one-on-one at a huge speed-meeting event – with placements with up to 30 employers up for grabs.- Studying Music Theatre also offers the chance to join the University Chamber Choir. It’s not only a multi-award-winning group – including the Adult Category of Choir of the Year – but also has an annual concert tour in France, while it has also visited Shanghai.- When you graduate, you’ll be ready to pursue a wide range of performance-related roles, including musical theatre, television, film, children’s theatre and TV, cruise ship entertainment, teaching and voice-over work – among others.- 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

Students living in United States
(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

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 102 8

    65th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    122 64%

    65th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    108 50%

    69th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    79th

    23

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