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Musical Theatre

Students on the Musical Theatre Study Abroad Programme will be fully immersed in musical theatre degree training.


Joining the second year of the Undergraduate Musical Theatre programme at RWCMD, this programme provides 12 weeks of specialist tutoring including skills classes and project rehearsals. 

The programme is scheduled to start in September (Autumn term) or January (Spring term) of each academic year. 

120 UK credits are allocated across a year of study. The equivalent of 60 UK credits are available to a Study Abroad student who successfully completes a term of study at the College.

During your time here

Students will benefit from a holistic training through a range of practical skills classes each morning, whilst afternoons are dedicated to project rehearsals and exploration. 

Skills classes may include:

  • Individual singing technique and repertoire sessions
  • Group repertoire and singing technique sessions
  • Dance & movement classes including ballet, tap & jazz
  • Voice, Speech, Text
  • Contextual & Professional Studies
  • Public performance opportunities at RWCMD

Project work may include:

  • Acting for Screen (Autumn Term 5 weeks)
  • Acting Through Song  (Autumn Term 5 weeks)
  • Heightened Text (Spring Term 5 weeks)
  • Creative Process – New Writing  (Spring Term 5 weeks)
  • Each term consists of two projects that will lead to a group sharing of the work.

English language requirements

Applicants who are non-native speakers of English are required to achieve IELTS 7.5 or equivalent, with no lower than 7.0 in listening and speaking and no lower than 6.0 in reading and writing.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees* for 2024/25 academic year are £8,500 per term

*tuition fees to do not apply to reciprocal exchange arrangements (eg Erasmus + / Taith mobilities)

How to Apply

All study abroad applications are submitted via Acceptd. You can create an Acceptd account here: Acceptd - Signup (

Once you have created an account, please go to to start your application and select the following options:

Application type: Other
Department: Study Abroad
Course: Drama
Programme: Musical Theatre (Study Abroad)

Supplemental Materials: For Study Abroad students, we are requesting self-tape auditions via Acceptd. Please follow the audition guidance for the “Your First Round Audition” section of our audition guidance pages for details of what we require with regards to a self-tape audition:


For Autumn 2024 term – 31st March 2024
For Spring 2025 term – 31st August 2024

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