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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Musical Theatre

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

The MA in Musical Theatre reflects the varied nature of working in musical theatre and aims to provide you with the advanced skills needed to work in a diverse industry. Working closely with industry specialists, the course will provide you with the opportunity to focus on professional practice, whilst enabling you to learn how to promote both yourself (as practitioner, performer or academic) and the work you create. More importantly, the MA in Musical Theatre will create an environment where you will be able to work collaboratively, and participate in a residency at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. You will also foster flexible skills which can be applied to a wide range of career opportunities in the musical theatre industry and beyond, including; teamwork skills, problem solving, self-promotion, working to deadlines and critical thinking.

Career Paths

Upon completion of the course you may consider a number of potential employment routes, depending on the path chosen. These may include, but are not limited to, for example; writer/composer/choreographer or musical director, teacher or workshop facilitator, marketing administrator, or work in production and promotion. Alternatively, you may also consider further study at doctorate level.

Different course options

Full time | Walsall Campus | 12 months | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to provide you with an in depth context and understanding of contemporary scholarly approaches to the musical. It also establishes a broader awareness of methodologies used in analysing the performing arts more generally; the module carefully considers the interplay between genre specific work and wider critical approaches that have informed them. You will be expected to carry out significant preparatory work for sessions, initially in establishing a general understanding to key areas of study, and increasingly in focusing your work on an area of study appropriate to your particular professional practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need a good degree (2.1 or above) in Musical Theatre or a related subject e.g. Drama, Performance, Dance, Music, Theatre Studies. Applicants with a 2.2 degree may also be considered following a successful portfolio submission and interview.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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