Professional Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (3 years)

September 2016

Overview

Train with leading practitioners in Central London, gaining practical skills in dance, singing, acting and musical theatre performance.

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Full description

Careers

After graduation

Urdang graduates’ destinations demonstrate the strength and range of student employability, with students gaining leading roles in: the West End, in UK tours and international theatre; in high-profile commercial entertainment; on cruise ships and in dance companies; and, in film and television work. Strong outcomes have been driven by a culture at the college of continuous changes and improvements to reflect industry requirements.

Currently Urdang graduates are working in West End Productions including, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Thriller Live’, ‘Jersey Boys’, ‘Kinky Boots, ‘Guys & Dolls’, ‘Funny Girl’, ‘Beautiful’, ‘In The Heights’, ‘The Lion King’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, and ‘Sunny Afternoon: The Kinks Musical’. Graduates have also successfully gone on to achieve Masters degrees and continuation to PhD study.

Modules & assessment

Assessment

Our assessment methods mirror the combination of practice and theory you’ll encounter on the course. There is a significant amount of practical skills and performance assessment across dance techniques, singing, acting and musical theatre. This is underpinned by a range of written assignments and examinations in our strand of critical skills modules.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

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Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.

Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.

If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.

Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.

Where can I study?

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This course is delivered at our partner institution, The Urdang Academy. For further information, please visit their website.

Fees & funding

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