Musical Theatre, BA (Hons)




This course provides high quality training in singing, dancing and acting, meaning you’ll graduate as a versatile, imaginative and employable performer.

Performance is at the heart of this course. It offers a rigorous programme of creative, theoretical and professional development, with its training in singing, dancing, acting and other key performance skills enhanced by an understanding of the theatre industry and how to secure roles and work to expected industry standards.

As well as developing your artistry and creativity, you’ll gain an understanding of core musical theatre disciplines from a theoretical perspective by examining key practitioners and pieces and by viewing the genre from the viewpoints of its cultural, political and digital developments.

This approach means that you’ll be able to understand and interpret a broad and exciting repertoire of musical theatre, and also be well-prepared for postgraduate study and employment in related roles.

Musical Theatre at UCW was awarded a 100% overall satisfaction score in the 2019 National Student Survey.

  • Course length

    Study for 3 years (full-time -5 days a week)

  • Start date

    7th September 2020

  • Course codes

    Institution: B20
    Course: UCW3
    Campus: C

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,250 per year

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“Unlike many traditional institutions, both in the UK and US, UCW offers an innovative and practical approach to training while cultivating and harnessing an individual experience for each student.”

Matthew Shaffer – dancer, choreographer, director, author and actor in shows including Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Broad City and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

Bath Spa partnership

Delivered in partnership…

This course is delivered in partnership with Bath Spa University.

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