Entry requirements

You should normally have an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant subject area.

A) Producer; B) writer or composer.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This unique MA will enhance your critical understanding of the musical theatre as a popular entertainment genre. It will help you to sharpen your practical skills as a creative artist. On a practical level, it will assist you in working as a freelance writer, composer or producer of musical theatre.

The MA focuses on the dramaturgy of the musical as a key factor in the future development of the genre. Expert professionals are regularly employed as visiting tutors, to maintain direct links with the industry.

What you study

You follow one of the two pathways as either (a) producer or (b) writer or composer. You undertake an analytic case study of a musical or production, a placement project and dissertation (producers), and a creative project involving either book and lyrics or music for a short original musical (writers and composers).

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS or equivalent.

Fees and funding

AHRC.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
course-info@gold.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7078 5300