Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Musical Theatre - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

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Course Code: FE0341-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Start Date: September 2019 Duration: 2 Years Qualification: UAL Diploma in Performing & Production Arts Level 3 Awarding Body: UAL

Course aims

The Musical Theatre pathway covers the diverse training required for progression towards the industry. You will take workshops in vocal technique and a variety of dance styles, as well as focusing on a broad range of acting skills. Public performances take place in our main house theatre, working alongside production students, simulating industry practice and standards, to prepare you for a successful career or for further study at university-level.

Entry requirements

To join this Level 3 course, you should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths, and you will be asked to perform an audition at interview. 

If you do not have the above grades, you can start on one of the MET's Level 2 courses in theatre arts.

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Course content

  • Acting styles
  • Physical theatre
  • Improvisation
  • Voice and singing
  • Dance technique and performance 
  • Audition technique 
  • Vocal repertoire
  • Choral and harmony work

Why this course at the MET?

  • Industry-standard rehearsal facilities
  • Expert tutors with professional industry experience 
  • Perform in a professional theatre on campus
  • Learn in a creative environment at a dedicated arts campus 
  • Course structured to reflect the industry

Northbrook MET is highly regarded in the theatre industry as a provider of excellent training.

The MET's Theatre Arts department has a broad range of staff who are all practising artists and producers involved in the region's exciting theatre scene. Our staff are here help you realise your potential.       

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.  

Close proximity to Brighton and London - both offering a wealth of theatre experiences.      

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Northbrook MET is the renowned creative facilities and atmosphere at our West Durrington Campus. The campus is a dedicated arts space, with the theatre courses running alongside music and art & design courses. You will collaborate with like-minded, passionate students and benefit from the various creative projects that take place, such as theatre shows, music gigs and art exhibitions. The campus is regularly used by professional creatives, which further highlights the quality of our industry-standard facilities.

Further Study

You can progress to university level, either at the MET or at other universities, drama schools and  conservatoires. Related degrees at  Northbrook MET include Musical Theatre, Dance and Acting.

Future careers:

  • Musical theatre performer
  • Actor/singer/dancer
  • Voice over artist
  • TV presenter
  • Choreographer
  • Teacher/voice coach
  • Director
  • Session singer
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