Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Musical Theatre

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.

Entry requirements

MA: 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 Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Research Methodology and Proposal (20 credits) Critical Perspectives and Repertoire (20 credits) Musical Theatre Laboratory 1 (Crafts) (20 credits) Specialist Crafts (30 credits) Musical Theatre Laboratory 2 (Ensemble) (30 credits) Dissertation and Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessments on this programme are a mixture of practical work, including performance, and written work, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate the required level of learning and achievement.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175