|Course Length:||3 Years Full-Time, 6 Years Part-Time|
|Start Dates:||September 2018|
|Department:||Department of Performing Arts|
|Location:||Edge Hill University|
- Learn to create and reflect critically on musical theatre performance practices;
- Work towards professional standards in high quality facilities alongside professional practitioners;
- Benefit from individual singing lessons across all years.
This innovative and stimulating Musical Theatre degree has been designed to combine the practical creation of musical theatre with theoretical study of the genre. If you are passionate, motivated and keen to develop your specialist interests, both independently and as part of an ensemble, you will have the opportunity to discover how singing, acting and dance connect and interact to create musical theatre, while also exploring in-depth the academic aspects of the subject to develop your knowledge and understanding of musical theatre beneath its external shiny veneer. During the three years of the programme you will develop your practical technique and performance skills, as well as your critical and analytical ability, to become a reflective and articulate practitioner equipped with the graduate skills sought after in the industry.
Our tutors really push you out of your comfort zone, identifying where you need help and then supporting you to build your self-belief.
This is a really fulfilling course where I am developing the skills and contacts I’ll need for a career in musical theatre.
Course in Depth
What will I study?
In Year 1 you will develop the foundation practical, academic and critical thinking skills that will be enhanced during your degree. The history and development of musical theatre is explored to build your understanding of the genre, alongside critical analysis and cultural context. In practical sessions, you will engage with the work of a variety of practitioners across the spectrum of dance, acting and singing technique to augment your performance work.
In Year 2 critical enquiry into musical theatre builds on the critical and analytical skills developed in Year 1. You will gain knowledge of key practitioners and movements and embody this understanding in your practical work. Compulsory modules in the study of acting through song, creation of musical theatre performance and musical theatre practitioners are complemented with optional opportunities to explore areas such as acting, writing and dance, as well as specialist musical theatre options.
In Year 3 you will advance your knowledge and understanding of contemporary musical theatre practice and undertake increasingly independent work, developing particular practical and theoretical specialisms. Compulsory modules examine current theoretical work in the field of musical theatre and the embodiment of practical skills and ideas in a musical theatre ensemble production. You will also undertake an independent musical theatre dissertation project. Your compulsory modules are complemented with advanced elective opportunities to deepen your experience in areas such as acting, directing and dance, as well as specialist musical theatre options.
How will I study?
Through a wide range of formal lectures and seminars, practical workshops, production projects, independent ensemble work and personal research, you will acquire critical and creative skills which will be of use in a wide range of future careers. Alongside your study programme, you will maintain person reflective journals and prepare practice CVs for employment. Some of our modules include placements alongside taught sessions.
Through our compulsory full-scale production modules you will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills in live theatre in front of audiences in fully-equipped professional theatre spaces.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is through a balanced mixture of practical and written work including essays, reflective journals, workshop performances, full productions and oral presentations and you can expect to be tested on both your practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding. You will also be encouraged to reflect critically on your learning in each assessment and use journals to reflect regularly on your personal development.
Who will be teaching me?
The programme is taught by a team of professional musical theatre practitioners in the Performing Arts department. You will benefit from the experience and knowledge of the team which consists of a wide range of research-active, full-time academics, practitioners and technical staff, together with a range of part-time industry professionals and academic specialists, offering a wide range of learning experiences.
We have strong links with Musical Theatre Network, Mercury Musicals and Perfect Pitch and work closely with these organisations to engage current musical theatre practitioners for masterclasses, intensives and workshops.
A Great Study Environment
Performing Arts students at Edge Hill University enjoy industry-standard teaching and learning facilities. The £7million redeveloped Arts Centre houses the University’s Performing Arts Department in addition to the Rose and Studio Theatres.
The department’s outstanding resources ensure you gain practical experience to a professional standard. Contemporary performance environments include dance studios, black box drama studios, rehearsal rooms, a theatre construction workshop, costume construction workshop, scene dock, theatre design studios, digital sound studio, digital design suite, music technology room, music practice studios, a recital room and an outdoor amphitheatre. The Studio Theatre also functions as a fully-equipped aerial performance space.
The Arts Centre hosts a diverse range of high quality productions and performers, including comedy, dance, drama and music, designed to supplement Performing Arts programmes and entertain both students and the local community.
Level 4 (Year 1 of Full-Time Programme)
MTH1101 Introducing Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Introducing Musical Theatre explores the emergence and development of musical theatre as a distinctive genre within the performing arts. Through a study of key works and practitioners that have shaped the genre, you will develop a broad, historically informed understanding of musical theatre as a distinctive form of theatrical performance. You will increase the breadth and depth of your understanding of what constitutes musical Theatre. By studying the varied roles that music has had throughout the history of theatrical performance, you will also gain knowledge of the precursory developments in theatrical performance that led to the emergence of musical theatre as a distinctive genre in the 19th century.
MTH1102 Studying Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Studying Musical Theatre introduces you to methods of close observation which facilitate your skills in identifying, describing and interpreting musical theatre. Alongside focused studio practice, you will watch and write about live and recorded musical theatre performances using a range of practical, observational and textual frameworks to support analytical description. You may also investigate wider processes of musical theatre documentation, such as writing reviews, journals and critical reflection.
MTH1103 Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre explores vocal technique to help you develop healthy and sustainable practice. The module will also link vocal technique with other necessary skills, such as aural and music theory. It will be delivered using a mixture of lectures, small group teaching and one-to-one lessons to give you an opportunity to explore vocal technique for musical theatre deeply and develop your vocal capabilities.
MTH1104 Acting Technique for Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Acting Technique for Musical Theatre provides an opportunity to explore a variety of approaches, techniques and theories tailored to the specific demands of acting for musical theatre. You will develop your skills and understanding in acting elements (presence, character, language, space, body, text, narrative, genre, period, and locational context) which will be contextualised in a range of performance genres, including musical theatre. A range of theorists and theoretically-informed practitioners will be explored in relation to the development of acting technique with the aim of enhancing your ability to reflect critically on your own performance practice.
MTH1105 Words and Music (20 credits)
Words and Music focuses upon a fundamental aspect of the genre of musical theatre that will equip you with an understanding of issues that impact upon the creation and performance of musical theatre works. You will critically examine approaches to the combination of text and music. Initially taking examples from across a range of genres, classical and popular, the module will progress to focus upon music in theatre, from opera to musical theatre. This will be undertaken as a series of case studies, with the intention to develop your critical awareness and understanding of a range of techniques and practices. These will include solo song/aria, duos and ensembles and larger structures (e.g. the finale). The study will further examine the role and function of the librettist, and the relationship between composer and librettist (if they are not the same person). You will also be presented with opportunities to develop your own creative practice in the combination of words and music.
You will select one of the following modules:
MTH1106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique (20 credits)
Musical Theatre Dance Technique introduces you to the cultural and performance aspects of dance within the musical theatre genre studying the historic context of the form within focused studio practice. The module outlines the origins of the development of concert dance and its development to current musical theatre choreographic trends. Practical and theoretical approaches are used to identify and discuss the work of key artists in relation to historic practices, concepts and contexts, identifying and introducing vaudeville, musical comedy and jazz dance techniques.
TEC1100 Introduction to Technical Theatre (20 credits)
Introduction to Technical Theatre provides you with an overview of the technical equipment used in the areas of theatre lighting and sound. The module will enable you to work practically with equipment in a range of theatre production contexts. You will be introduced to the idea of the role of the theatre technician as a theatre artist supporting performance, while the foundations of safe working practices within the performing arts industry will also be covered.
Language modules, delivered at the Edge Hill Language Centre, are available to study as an integral part of this degree. A single Language module can be studied instead of either MTH1106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique or TEC1100 Introduction to Technical Theatre.
Level 5 (Year 2 of Full-Time Programme)
MTH2101 Approaches to Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Approaches to Musical Theatre develops your critical skills by relating distinct theoretical concepts and movements to musical theatre examples. The module seeks to break down the simple notion that theory is something to be ‘applied’ to practice, seeing it rather in historical context as continually interconnected and often inseparable from practice. In requiring you to think more critically about musical theatre and the intersections of theory and practice, the module entails a reflection on how art movements have articulated social concerns and discourses, dwelling on questions of efficacy, responsibility and ethics.
MTH2102 Musical Theatre Practitioners (20 credits)
Musical Theatre Practitioners consists of a series of case studies of significant musical theatre practitioners. Lectures will focus on analyses of key works by significant practitioners, examining ‘internal’ aspects of the work, such as arrangement and composition techniques, choreography and design, as well as ‘external’ or contextual aspects contributing to the meaning, understanding and historical significance of individual works. Key works will be analysed and placed within the context of a practitioner’s oeuvre but also within the social, cultural and historical context within which this oeuvre emerged.
MTH2103 Acting Through Song (20 credits)
Acting Through Song supports you in developing specialist vocal skills in a chosen area of musical theatre performance. The development of specialist skills is underpinned by analysis of both scores and significant performers. Adding depth to a broad knowledge of the trajectory from text to stage, and passing through preparation of scores and texts, interpretation, analysis, rehearsal and performance, this module presents an opportunity for you to develop a distinctive voice, as well as a specialism within the broad field of musical theatre performance. You will also develop a range of exercises to further develop, strengthen and preserve the voice.
MTH2104 Creating Musical Theatre Performance (20 credits)
Creating Musical Theatre Performance focuses on the practical exploration and critical interrogation of the creation of a piece of musical theatre. You will apply and strengthen your knowledge of musical theatre and performance to create an original piece of work. The practical work is informed both by the research into, and study of, various strategies and methodologies employed by practitioners creating original work from a variety of sources. This module will enable you to take individual and collective responsibility in the researching and rehearsing of an improvised and devised presentation. The aim is to foster the requisite skills for future professional employment opportunities using original material.
You will select two of the following modules:
DAN2107 Dance Theatre Performance (20 credits)
Dance Theatre Performance focuses on the practical exploration and critical interrogation of contemporary dance theatre. The module explores choreographic and creative strategies while also enabling the acquisition and development of embodied knowledge and skills through the context of a tutor-led production. Relevant historical, theoretical and socio-cultural perspectives will be considered and you will be required to critically engage with these themes in relation to your own creative and practical experiences.
DRA2105 Imagining Better Worlds: Theatre, Learning and Development (20 credits)
Imagining Better Worlds: Theatre, Learning and Development examines the histories of performance interventions in local and global contexts and explores critically, using historical and contemporary case studies, the consequences and meanings of those interventions. There will also be opportunities for observation and practical experience of group creative projects. The module provides an essential introduction to creating performances and facilitating workshops in response to the identified needs of a specific community, a particular community grouping. You will experience and interrogate theatre practice in diverse cultural, social and political contexts as you focus on theatre making that takes place in a range of settings.
DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits)
The Art and Craft of the Playwright is a practical and theoretical interrogation of the historical and cultural significance of the playwright, in addition to the idea of the play-text. The module provides you with a developed level of practical knowledge and theoretical understanding of the idea of the play. You will learn about the art of the playwright, subject that art to close analysis, and put your learning into practice. Investigating the historical and contemporary role of the writer in the context of live performance, the module will enhance your appreciation of what the scripted play does and how its elements function in the theatre, informing your own critical interpretations and supporting your individual creative attempts to grapple with the making of a play-text.
MTH2105 Popular Musicals (20 credits)
Popular Musicals explores the idea and form of the popular musical. Referring to an art form being “of the people”, attaining commercial success or being presented according to a “pop” aesthetic, the idea of the popular will be discussed and explored through analysis of selected musical theatre works. From politically charged works aligned with folk and Marxist notions of “the people” to the popular megamusical, differing concepts and diverse realisations of the popular will be explored through forms of musical theatre. You will develop a perspective on the idea of the popular in alignment with exemplary musical theatre works.
MTH2106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique 2 (20 credits)
Musical Theatre Dance Technique 2 is a practice-based module that introduces you to dance making and movement enquiry. You will investigate musical theatre choreographic concepts, working directly with a score and lyrics and developing knowledge of compositional devices. The aim is to explore a variety of movement styles through experiential analysis of jazz/musical theatre dance practice.
TEC2100 Developing Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits)
Developing Technical Theatre Skills enhances your skills, knowledge, understanding in the uses and functions of technical equipment in the areas of theatre lighting and sound. The module will enable you to develop your technical skills working practically with equipment in a range of theatre production contexts. The module also seeks to enhance your perception of the role of the theatre technician as a theatre artist supporting performance creatively, as well as furthering your understanding of safe working practices within the performing arts industry.
If you studied a Language module in Year 1, you may wish to study a further Language module in Year 2. This would form an integral part of your degree in place of one of the optional modules above.
Level 6 (Year 3 of Full-Time Programme)
MTH3101 Researching Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Researching Musical Theatre cultivates an awareness of theoretical, methodological and artistic debates. The module is structured around key methodological questions and concerns that need to be considered when formulating a research project. These include exploring what constitutes research, how to design a research project, how to structure and write a research paper, the nature of practice-as-research, the nature of practice-based research, and the significance of different disciplines. The module will also focus on important musical theatre practitioners and their significant contributions to the genre.
MTH3102 Musical Theatre Dance Performance (20 credits)
Musical Theatre Dance Performance offers you the opportunity to develop your movement skills and techniques. The module also expands your potential as an emerging musical theatre professional. A combination of sessions relevant to current dance practices from the jazz dance tradition are complemented by other relevant musical theatre dance forms. These experiences will be underscored and widened through related approaches to singing and acting.
MTH3103 Musical Theatre Ensemble Production (20 credits)
Musical Theatre Ensemble Production is concerned with producing creative work that investigates and interrogates approaches to musical theatre and performance-making in the contemporary era. You will examine the work of key performance practitioners, creating ensemble productions that respond to the aesthetic directions being taken in contemporary performance practice, or which are inspired by a contemporary production ethos.
PAR3104 Dissertation (20 credits)
Dissertation provides the opportunity for you to undertake an independent investigation of an identified area of interest within relevant fields of current practice. You will identify areas of inquiry according to your own interests and strengths, and negotiate the parameters for independent study with your appointed supervisor. You will apply your research to the creation of a dissertation, which may take the form of a performance, creative, applied or written project.
You will select two of the following modules:
DAN3104 Jazz Dance (20 credits)
Jazz Dance introduces you to the cultural and performance aspects of jazz dance, studying the historical context of the form alongside focused studio practice. The module interrogates jazz dance from a traditional perspective, looking at its origins in New Orleans, to its development as concert dance in New York, and its impact on American theatre dance. Practical and theoretical approaches are used to identify and discuss the work of key artists in relation to historic practices, concepts and contexts. This will include tap dance, social/concert dance, and modern jazz dance influences.
DRA3107 On the Road: Enabling Better Worlds (20 credits)
On the Road: Enabling Better Worlds enables you to experience and interrogate interventionist theatre practice in diverse cultural, social and political contexts. Working as part of a group, you will have the opportunity to plan, create and implement a company-based practical project. This will involve all aspects of conceptualising, forming a sustaining an interventionist theatre company. You will generate an original company profile and devise a clear company purpose and intent. From applying for funding, through to project completion and evaluation, you will design and implement placement-based events which explicitly address the needs of an agreed target audience or client group. Viable creative and administrative structures will also need to be established.
DRA3108 Event Planning and Management (20 credits)
Event Planning and Management enables you to develop key vocational skills and understanding in the areas of event management, project design and business planning. These key themes of the module will be placed in the wider context of arts management and arts funding. You will explore and examine all that is involved in the professional planning and management of events in the field of the performing arts. The module also examines the practical strategies which make creative concepts succeed. You will work through speculative creative ideas and proposals, and consider the ways in which creativity can be facilitated through appropriate and comprehensive planning and management. This will ultimately enable you to put the theory of event planning and management into practice.
MTH3104 American Musicals (20 credits)
American Musicals is a module which recognises that while musical theatre is established as a global form, American musical theatre retains a distinctive and influential identity. You will explore the emergence and development of American musical theatre throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. The module focuses specifically upon a critical examination of the historical relationship between American musical theatre and identity formation from the national to the personal. While principally situated within the context of American national, sub-cultural and personal identity formation, the study of American musical theatres necessarily examines the global reach and impact of this specific form of musical theatre.
MTH3105 Directing for Musical Theatre (20 credits)
Directing for Musical Theatre engages with the multi-faceted role of directing for musical theatre incorporating theories and approaches to contemporary directing theory and practice. You will investigate a variety of texts exploring directorial choices and approaches informed by research and practical exploration.
MTH3106 Professional Portfolio Development (20 credits)
Professional Portfolio Development provides you with valuable experience and develops the requisite skills and practical materials for future employment opportunities. The module will tie together your subject knowledge and practical skills in the research and development of a detailed professional portfolio that may be used as a live document for the working musical theatre practitioner from the perspective of both creativity and business. The aim is to comprehensively explore and develop your professional strengths and capabilities as an individual and collaborative musical theatre practitioner.
TEC3100 Advanced Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits)
Advanced Technical Theatre Skills equips you with the advanced skills, knowledge and understanding required to creatively exploit the theatrical possibilities of technical equipment in the areas of theatre lighting and sound. The module enables you to enhance your practical skills, working independently with equipment in a range of theatre production contexts. It also seeks to enhance your experience of the role of the theatre technician as a theatre artist realising performance creatively and equips you with an advanced understanding of safe working practices in the performing arts industry.
If you studied Language modules in Years 1 and 2, you may wish to study a further Language module in Year 3. This would form an integral part of your degree in place of one of the optional modules above.
Optional modules provide an element of choice within the programme curriculum. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by timetabling requirements.
In addition to the optional module choices listed above, it may be possible to apply to take an alternative 20 credit module in Year 2 and/or an alternative 20 credit module in Year 3 from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on this elective module choice may apply.
Timetables for your first week are normally available at the end of August prior to enrolment in September. You can expect to receive your timetable for the rest of the academic year during your first week. Please note that while we make every effort to ensure that timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week. Wednesday afternoons are normally reserved for sports and cultural activities.
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 necessitate alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses.
Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies, revisions to subject benchmarks statements, 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.
112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Drama, Theatre Studies, Musical Theatre or Dance. Other subjects will be considered if you have demonstrable interest or experience in musical theatre.
All offers are made on the basis of an audition workshop. Applicants are asked to demonstrate their engagement and skill in singing, acting and dance. You will be asked to prepare and present a song from the musical theatre genre and take part in a practical dance workshop. You will also complete a written task, which gives you an opportunity to articulate your ideas about musical theatre practice and training.
Some typical examples of how you can achieve 112 UCAS Tariff points are detailed below.
- A Levels – BBC;
- BTEC Extended Diploma (or combination of BTEC QCF qualifications) – Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM);
- Access to Higher Education Diploma – 45 credits at Level 3, for example 15 credits at Distinction and 30 credits at Merit. The required total can be attained from various credit combinations.
Please note, the above examples may differ from actual offers made. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.
For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers.
EU students can get country-specific information about the University’s entry requirements and equivalent national qualifications at www.edgehill.ac.uk/eu.
International students should visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/international for information on the entry criteria for overseas applicants.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Edge Hill University recognises learning gained elsewhere, whether through academic credit and qualifications acquired from other relevant courses of study or through recognition of an individual’s professional and employment experience (also referred to as ‘experiential learning’).
Previous learning that is recognised in this way may be used towards meeting the entry requirements for a programme and/or for exemption from part of a programme. It is your responsibility to make a claim for recognition of prior learning. For guidance, please consult the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and contact the faculty in which you are interested in studying.
What are my career prospects?
The programme prepares you for future employment by equipping you with a competitive, relevant set of subject-specific knowledge, understanding and practical skills, alongside a comprehensive set of graduate intellectual and transferable skills. Emphasis is given to providing a wide range of skills development and practice in supporting students to appreciate the value of entrepreneurial engagement.
Graduates will be qualified to seek a career in theatre, media, teaching (further training required), community or social work, professional companies, theatre administration, community arts and postgraduate study. Some of our graduates have set up their own independent theatre companies in fringe and community arts.
How can I enhance my employability?
It is useful to consider, even before you apply, how you will spend your time while studying and make the most of your university experience.
Optional, additional activities may be available on this degree which could help to prepare you for a stimulating and rewarding career. These include:
- Sandwich Years – you may have the opportunity to apply to complete a sandwich year placement, usually as the third year of a four year degree, and gain highly relevant work experience;
- Erasmus+ and Study Abroad – you may have the opportunity to apply to spend time studying or working abroad, usually as the third year of a four year degree, enabling you to immerse yourself in a different culture;
- Language Learning – you may be able to select language modules, delivered at the Edge Hill Language Centre, as an integral part of your degree (for which you will gain academic credits). Alternatively, it may be possible to participate in Language Steps classes as additional study;
- Elective Modules – you may be able to apply to substitute one optional module in Year 2 and/or one optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum.
Please note, the availability of these additional activities cannot be guaranteed for all students. Depending on availability and the number of students wanting to participate, there may be a competitive application process for sandwich year placements or studying abroad opportunities or you may be required to secure a relevant placement yourself.
If you are a prospective UK or EU student who will be joining this undergraduate degree in academic year 2018/19, tuition fees are still to be announced by the Government.
Tuition fees for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19 are £11,800 per annum.
The University may administer a small inflationary rise in tuition fees, in line with Government policy, in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.
Financial support arrangements for eligible UK and EU students joining this programme in academic year 2018/19 are still to be announced by the Government.
Financial support information for international students can be found at www.edgehill.ac.uk/international/fees.
Edge Hill University offers a range of scholarships with a competitive application process for prospective full-time undergraduate students. These scholarships aren’t linked to academic success and celebrate determination, talent and achievement beyond your coursework, for instance in creativity, enterprise, ICT, performance, sport or volunteering.
Additional scholarships, which you may qualify to receive, reward outstanding grades and are available to eligible full-time UK and EU students.
To find out more about scholarships, to assess your eligibility, and to meet some of our dedicated scholarship winners, visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/scholarships.
How to Apply
If you wish to study part-time, apply directly to Edge Hill University at www.edgehill.ac.uk/apply-part-time.
Should you accept an offer of a place to study with us and formally enrol as a student, you will be subject to the provisions of the regulations, rules, codes, conditions and policies which apply to our students. These are available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/studentterms.
If you are considering applying to study at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into student life is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day. You can view dates and book your place at www.edgehill.ac.uk/opendays.
Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, you can find out more about all of our events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours, at www.edgehill.ac.uk/visitus.
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Course ChangesExpand All This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented since 1st September 2015.
12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice
With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.
2nd November 2016 - Change of Modules
Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.
18th October 2016 - New Module Added
A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.
15th August 2016 - Change of Modules
MUS1104 Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre (20 credits) and MUS1105 Words and Music (20 credits) added as new compulsory modules in place of optional modules MUS1006 Studio Composition (20 credits) and MUS1164 Is This Music? Understanding Sound in Society (20 credits) in Year 1. MUS1106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique (20 credits) replaces MUS1008 Performance Study (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.
MUS2104 Creating Musical Theatre Performance (20 credits) replaces PAR2104 Performance Production (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.
25th May 2016 - New Module Added
MUS2106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.