BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (Top-Up)
Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
Put your career centre stage and advance your professional skills in acting, singing and dancing in this practical Musical Theatre degree.
You will become a member of 'The Company' in which you will perform, as well as lead a non-acting role, offering you hands-on experience and insight into every area of theatre.
Build on your existing audition techniques and solo repertoire, learning from expert teachers, to help you in your future career.
Whether you wish to become a performer or a teacher, you will also build on your knowledge of the industry to develop your own area of study and practice.
A relevant Foundation Degree or Level 5 equivalent.
Students who successfully pass the Newcastle College University Centre FdA Musical Theatre will be guaranteed a place on this course.
If you are an external applicant you may be invited to interview/audition to ensure this degree programme is suitable for you.
What will I learn?
- Industry Portfolio
- Professional Study
- Research and Dissemination
- Technical Study
- Work Placement
How is the course taught?
- Practical technique classes
- Independent study
How am I assessed?
- Research and dissemination
As a member of 'The Company', you will not only be a performer, but have an off-stage role too, to gain hands-on experience of what it takes to work in any field of musical theatre.
You may lead rehearsals, coach and support skills development, work alongside technical support or contribute to the creativity of a production.
You will also spend a minimum of 10 hours undertaking a work placement.
Where can I progress?
On completion of this degree, you could choose to progress to a Masters or other postgraduate qualification such as a PGCE.
Alternatively, you may apply for a specialist drama school, or audition for roles in theatre productions.
Recent alumni have gained places at London based drama schools such as Arts Educational, LSMT, Mountview, Urdang, Bird College, Performers, Italia Conti, Central and GSA.
Tuition Fees for full-time undergraduate UK and EU students is £9,000 per year. Read more about financial support.