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Musical Theatre, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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About the course

  • A one year, part-time, evening and weekend course which promises to be challenging, stimulating, enlightening and exciting.
  • Designed to act as a springboard for those wishing to undertake actor or performance training with a focus on musical or music theatre.
  • You will have a dedicated director, musical director, choreographer, and vocal coach working with you to nurture your talents and push each element of your performance.
  • Develop your skills as a musical theatre performer with specific classes on singing, dance, improvisation, text analysis, voice, movement and character development.
  • All teaching staff are theatre professionals and work within the drama school sector as well as the industry.
  • Experience the full-time, demanding, and varied ethos of Central.

In line with the ethos of our full-time courses, full attendance is expected of all modules as well as the Intensive Weeks.

The diploma is divided into three terms. In the first two terms you will work for two evenings and one Saturday for a total of 55 hours a term. In the third term you will work on Saturdays and for an intensive 2-week period.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting Fundamentals 
  • Voice
  • Singing
  • Movement
  • The Actor and The Text 
  • Dance
  • Acting through Song 
  • Performance Project: Rehearse and Perform extracts from Musicals  

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Online application form
  • The minimum age for admission is 18
  • You must audition for this course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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