MA — 2024 entry Musical Theatre

This intensive MA in Musical Theatre is designed to equip participants in the ‘triple-threat’ musical theatre disciplines of acting, singing and dancing. Graduates from the MA Musical Theatre course are working all over the world in musical theatre and in a range of TV, film and media work.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • As a performer you will be passionate about musical theatre, creative and able to form a deep connection with storytelling, the characters you play and your audience.
  • Our MA in Musical Theatre builds on our longstanding international reputation in musical theatre. Across the year you will work on acting, singing, dance and all aspects of performance, enabling you to enhance your skills and launch your career with confidence.
  • You will be taught and advised by leading West End directors, casting agents, experienced professionals and leading academics, giving you a unique and comprehensive support network and knowledge base.
  • You will have opportunities to showcase your skills via public productions and industry showcases.
  • We keep our cohorts small to ensure you get personal attention and contact from our expert teachers, who have extensive first-hand experience in professional theatre in the UK and internationally.
  • GSA facilities rank amongst some of the best professional training facilities in the UK Conservatoire sector. As part of the University of Surrey, our students also have full access to the university's facilities, offering you world-class conservatoire training in a top university environment. Truly the best of both worlds!
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Fantastic graduate prospects

97% of our GSA postgraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA)

Top 10 in UK

Surrey is ranked 9th in the UK for overall satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023)


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