University of chester musical theatre

University of chester musical theatre

Musical Theatre Performance

BA (Hons)

Engage in the specialist vocational preparation of professional performance by nurturing and developing the practical skills required for this profession.

Course overview

This exciting course has an emphasis on practical training, and this embodied knowledge is supported by engagement with theoretical studies. It will prepare you for the dynamic and diverse nature of the industry, giving you opportunities to develop your leadership skills, including directing, choreographing, sound and lighting design and producing a show.

Why Study Musical Theatre Performance with us?

The Hammond ( is one of the leading providers of performing arts in the North West and has outstanding facilities and resources, including dance and drama studios, a music suite with recording studio, practice rooms and a 420-seat theatre.

The Hammond is highly respected throughout the world, bringing together extremely talented students in singing, acting and dance.

Our curriculum reflects the nature of work within the theatre, which requires technical competence, artistry and creativity, and will encourage you to develop into an independent, reflective practitioner.

University of chester musical theatre

Entry Requirements

GCE A Level 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer: BCC/BBC. Specific subjects required: Drama, Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, Performance Studies
BTEC BTEC Performing Arts. Typical offer DMM
Irish/Scottish Highers 26 points, including 5 in HL Theatre Arts
International Baccalaureate 26 points, including 5 in HL Theatre Arts
Access Access to HE Diploma (Drama) to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
Extra Information Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and General Studies A Level will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

Audition will be part of the selection process.

It is beneficial but not necessary to have studied Drama or Performance at A Level or equivalent. However, some level of dance is essential and will be part of the audition process.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.