Musical Theatre BA (Hons)

UCAS code W313
Location LMA
Duration 3 Years

2019/20 New Entrants, Full Time

  • Home and EU students: £8,500 per year of study
Course start September
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  • Subject to approval, also available in London from September 2020

Course outline

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The BA (Hons) Musical Theatre degree at LMA is a distinctive course offering excellent vocational training that stands out from the rest. This is a unique degree course that will prepare you to become a successful professional within the performing arts industry. 

Located in the heart of Liverpool in the vibrant theatre district, with outstanding access to transport links, LMA is the start of your successful career. As well as providing excellent, top-quality training in dance, drama and acting, we specialise in fusing all three together by creating amazing shows every year. The shows are performed in theatres across the region and give you the opportunity to perform on stages in professional environments from very early on in the course. You will be given a unique opportunity to be part of three shows per year, because we believe this is the best preparation for our students to become industry professionals. 
The course is designed and delivered by extremely experienced Musical Theatre practitioners who are well-known and respected in the sector. LMA prides itself on giving students the ultimate musical theatre experience. Yes, you will participate in practical and informative workshops, but these are part of a much wider range of supporting activities that will help you gain confidence and become a rounded Musical Theatre professional.

Your course will provide excellent value for money, featuring high contact hours with your tutors that will help to instil the discipline, training and professional standards and expectations that the industry demands.
Embarking on a course at LMA marks the start of what we hope will be a lifelong love for, and career in, a creative industry which opens doors to the future! 

Musical Theatre at LMA

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Entry requirements

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Teaching and learning

Study time Your study time will consist of class contact hours, self-directed learning, assessment and placements where appropriate. Your actual contact hours will depend on the subject area, on the option modules you select and professional body requirements. A typical composition of study time for this course is: 
Year 1: you'll spend 34% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 67% of time in independent study.
Year 2: you'll spend 36% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 64% of time in independent study.
Year 3: you'll spend 42% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 58% of time in independent study.


The balance of assessment depends on the subject area, your choice of option modules and professional body requirements. A typical composition of assessment for this course is: 

Year 1: your assessment will be 54% by practical exams and 46% by coursework.
Year 2: your assessment will be 88% by practical exams and 13% by coursework.
Year 3: your assessment will be 33% by practical exams and 68% by coursework.


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