Professional Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons)
University of Birmingham
Key Course Facts
The BA (Hons) Professional Dance and Musical Theatre is a high-calibre vocational programme which will equip you for a career in the professional entertainment industry. The three-year programme offers intensive specialist training in dance, singing and acting, aiming to provide you with excellent employment skills. Upon graduation, employment may include musicals (West End and touring), dance companies, television, theatre and education.
Find out more at https://theurdang.london/courses/degree/
In addition to the UCAS application, applicants also need to provide Urdang Academy with additional information and complete an audition. Please see further information at https://theurdang.london/full-time-courses/applications-and-auditions/
Important: Whilst this course is accredited by the University of Birmingham, it is taught at The Urdang Academy in London not in Birmingham.
In order for an application for this programme to be considered it is necessary for the University to share with Urdang Academy personal data about applicants including the information provided in the UCAS application and any further information provided during the application process. You can view the University’s privacy notice for applicants here https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/privacy/admissions.aspx.
Salary of all UK Graduates of Musical Theatre
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£15715 - £23097||£12477 - £22019||£15441 - £26829|
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What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Professional Dance and Musical Theatre, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
80 Tariff points from Level 3 academic qualifications
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
- Undergraduate Degrees
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Tuition Fees Professional Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a research university based in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England. The university’s aim is to be at the cutting edge of educational delivery, and to have their curriculum be continually reshaped by new revelations in research. The main campus is situated a reasonable three miles away from Birmingham city centre, which doesn’t take long to get to via bus if the student decides they’d like to spend some of their free time there.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Contemporary Performance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||59%||5%||5%||£9250||£11400||117||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|English Literature and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||87%||5%||10%||£9250||£11400||107||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Education and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||78%||3%||9%||£9250||£11400||118||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre (Emil Dale Academy) BA (Hons)||University of Bedfordshire||86%||10%||0%||£9250||£13200||125||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre and Politics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||66%||15%||5%||£9250||£11400||104||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre with Foundation BA (Hons)||University of West London||47%||2%||5%||£9250||£13250||155||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre Performance CertHE||University of East London||47%||2%||5%||£9250||£13740||155||London||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||0%||5%||£9250||£11400||111||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Human Biology and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||59%||5%||5%||£9250||£11400||117||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre and Social Care (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||63%||0%||5%||£9250||£11400||119||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|