BA (Hons) MUSICAL THEATRE
VALIDATED BY THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS
ADMISSION TO THE DEGREE COURSE
Entry criteria: Minimum entry criteria of 200-240 UCAS tariff points
OR pass at Foundation course/ Access programme (Level 3) or BTEC
OR pass at 2 A-Levels or 4 AS Levels
GCSE English, Grade C or above, or equivalent
Students are required to pass a practical audition.
Minimum English language requirements:
Level 2 English or equivalent. Overseas students are required to pass the IELTS at 6.5 or the TOEFL equivalent.
Please apply directly to Millennium Performing Arts via our website and NOT through UCAS.
SUMMARY OF THE COURSE
The Degree Course is a three year full time course designed to give high quality professional level practical training for Musical Theatre performance, delivered at Millennium Performing Arts and validated by University for the Creative Arts. On successful completion of the course the student will receive the University for the Creative Arts Degree Certificate. This certificate carries 360 of transferrable credits. The key subject elements are singing, acting and dance. These are taught by highly experienced industry professionals, who also have expertise for teaching and developing skills in students, thereby meeting the demands of professional practice at the highest levels. Practical work is enhanced by effective reflective practice and theory, thereby underpinning professional development. To support their professional studies, students have extensive opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of the genre and its context. MPA is renowned for the level of skill and professionalism of its graduates and their versatility in a wide range of performance work in Musical Theatre, Dance and Drama. The training and study at MPA focuses on the full development of each individual student. MPA devotes time and energy to recognise and meet individual needs and aspirations. The Course centres on an exacting programme of professional work-based practice designed to ensure graduates are fully prepared for their chosen career. After successful completion of the year one studies, the student is able to focus their studies on Singing/Acting or Dance as minor specialist subjects. MPA produces graduates that have the knowledge and confidence to make a significant contribution to whatever they undertake either as performers, or in later life, as teachers, directors, choreographers or producers.
Comments from students and graduates indicate that they feel they are important to the College and are a significant member of the MPA family.