Professional Dance and Musical Theatre, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This is an intensive, highly practical programme for those wishing to undertake a career as a performer in the dance and musical theatre business. The Professional Dance and Musical Theatre programme from the University of Greenwich successfully integrates intensive three-year professional training with an internationally recognised degree-level qualification.

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This is an intensive, highly practical programme for those wishing to undertake a career as a performer in the dance and musical theatre business. The Professional Dance and Musical Theatre programme from the University of Greenwich successfully integrates intensive three-year professional training with an internationally recognised degree-level qualification.

The programme is designed to produce highly skilled performers equipped with professional abilities and transferable skills to enable them to adapt to a rapidly changing world. The courses are performance based, which means that dance, drama and singing form the major part of the programme.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide vocational preparation
  • To provide intensive practical training, underpinned by academic contextual study
  • To develop self-reliance and self-motivation through a transition from tutor-led to student-led projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Dance Study 
  • Musical Theatre Study 
  • Performance Workshop 
  • Perspectives 

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Dance Practice 
  • Musical Theatre Practice 
  • Performance Project
  • Further Perspectives 

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Core Skills 
  • Dance Performance 
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Independent Project 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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Academic Requirements

Applicants should have:

  • 64 UCAS points
  • Minimum of two A-levels at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications OR one A-level and an equivalent further education qualification
  • Previous experience in dance and musical theatre is normally expected, and practical ability is assessed at audition.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • UK/EU part-time: pro-rata full-time fee.

Living costs for London

684 - 830 /month
Living Costs

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

Funding

Scholarships:

Greenwich Scholarship Programme -  Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students 

Loans: 

Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.

Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702. 

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.