Taught course

Musical Theatre

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a performing arts-related subject
or
  • a minimum three years professional training or significant musical theatre experience with demonstrable creative potential and critical thinking assessed through interview/audition and written submission
and
  • to demonstrate that you have sufficient knowledge to embark on and complete the programme so you should provide evidence of your learning capability, study opportunity and commitment
Additional information:
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • You will be interviewed for this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Musical Theatre at LJMU has been designed for actors, directors, choreographers, MDs, composers, lyricists, librettists and teachers.
  • ​Join a passionate community of musical theatre scholars and artists
  • Participate in an annual festival of performance and scholarship titled “Adventures In Musical Theatre”
  • Benefit from a highly flexible, student-centred curriculum and delivery structure, with an emphasis on learning through creative risk and play
  • Take advantage of opportunities to include current work-based activity or undertake a placement
  • Enjoy access to a wide network of local, regional, national and international partners
The MA Musical Theatre seeks to develop your mastery of musical theatre craft, alongside current, relevant critical enquiry and scholarship. The programme focuses on the question: “what constitutes excellence in musical theatre"?

​At the heart of the programme's work is an exploration of craft in creative processes and a belief that rigorous critical enquiry and best creative practice are inextricably linked. It aims to champion new work and new ways of working, and celebrates the unique expressive opportunities and appeal of the musical.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090