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Musical Theatre (Cabaret) (Hons)

36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This BA Musical Theatre (Cabaret) (Hons) degree at University of Chichester is a chance to combine a traditional training in Musical Theatre with preparation for a career in cruises, holiday resorts and entertainments. 


Musical Theatre (Cabaret) (Hons) at University of Chichester is the only course of its kind in the UK, you will study a very generous amount of dance (jazz, ballet, tap, commercial, body conditioning) and singing, plus ensemble, stage acting and recording studio techniques. You will have regular visits from industry professionals throughout the course.

During your first year you will study singing, acting, dance, recording studio techniques, spoken voice and entertainment skills and take part in fully staged cabaret floor shows working with musical theatre industry experts.

In the second year at University of Chichester you will continue to develop your acting, singing and dance in regular classes and have the choice to be assessed in singing or dance as your primary study. In addition to being featured in the Cabaret Performance Company floor shows you will also audition for our fully staged Musical Theatre shows which take place in leading regional theatres including Alexander Theatre, Bognor Regis and the New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth produced by leading industry creative teams.

How you will learn

You will study using practical classes and supplementary workshops, lectures and seminars. Your typical week will be very practical in nature and include performance technique classes in dance, singing and acting, spoken voice, supplemental training, lectures, seminars, tutorials, studio-based workshops and application of practice.

Outside of scheduled classes you will complete independent study including developing repertoire, researching texts, individual solo practise, completing individual or group tasks and working on your assignments.

Programme Structure


  • Musical Theatre Skills
  • Performance Development (First Year)
  • Cabaret Skills
  • Professional Skills
  • Ensembles
  • Cabaret Performance Showreel

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS 104-120 tariff points from A levels or combination with AS / EPQ / BTEC/ Cambridge Technical.
  • A Levels: BBC
  • IB: 28 points
  • You will need to demonstrate your ability in dance, acting and singing in a performance audition. Applicants with high levels of performance skills may be considered for a lower academic offer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Chichester

660 - 1140 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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