CertHE Musical Theatre

Course Overview

This new, innovative Level 4 Musical Theatre CertHE is a challenging and wide ranging course which will prepare you for higher education and employment across the performing arts industry by equipping you with the relevant skills required in the theatre industry.

You will undertake comprehensive training in dance, acting and singing and will gain extensive stage experience, participating in workshops led by leading directors, musical directors and choreographers, whilst working towards productions in professional performance venues.

Sessions are performance based and designed to develop your skills on stage, help you to understand the repertoire you suit for auditions, and develop your academic understanding of the performing arts industry.

This dynamic, 'triple-threat' course is delivered by a strong team of experts and industry professionals, working towards exciting modules including: Singing, Acting, Dance Repertoire and Styles, Preparing to Audition, Musical Theatre Performance, The Professional Practitioner and Theatre Histories and Contexts.

You can choose to apply to progress onto a BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-Up) degree at our partnership institution the University of Gloucester.​

Updated October 2018

Entry Requirements

Entry Criteria:

UCAS Tariff - 48 points

A level - DD/EEE

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma - PPP 

Access to HE Diploma - Pass

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma - MP

Candidates will be considered upon preparing an audition consisting of one monologue, a song and participation in a dance workshop.

Course Delivery

The course is a practical vocational course with many performance based outcomes, also assessed through formative evaluation diaries and presentations.

Modules Year 1 (Level 4):

  • The Professional Practitioner
  • Singing
  • Acting
  • Dance Repertoire and Styles
  • Preparing for Audition
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Musical Theatre History and Context

Additional Information

Fees for this course are £7,500 per year. Further information for Wales: http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk

Receive a £1000 College Bursary per year (subject to satisfactory progression)

The UCAS code for this course is W312 (you must apply via the University of Gloucestershire UCAS institution code - G50)

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Course deliverable in Welsh:
No