M.A. On Campus

Musical Theatre

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

10 months
23811 GBP/year
16453 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


For entry to the MA Musical Theatre course at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, you must apply via UCAS Conservatoires


The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R59 and the Course Code for the MA Musical Theatre is 713F.


  • One-to-one singing lessons and repertoire coaching
  • Regular acting skills classes with tutors from RWCMD’s well established acting programmes working with improvisation, character, relationships and text
  • Vocal skills classes focussing on physical techniques for performance as well as vocal physiology, dialect and accents
  • Classes in dance skills including jazz and tap, and the effective use of movement in theatrical communication
  • Practical sessions on audition technique in preparation for professional stage and television auditions
  • Showcase presentations in Cardiff and London to an invited audience of agents, casting directors and potential employers

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Acting Skills
  • Vocal Skills
  • Singing Skills
  • Movement and Dance Skills
  • Public Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection is made on the basis of auditions.Typically, candidates should have completed an undergraduate programme in the performing arts.
  • For international students recognised equivalent qualifications are accepted.
  • We also consider applicants with no formal qualifications but who can demonstrate considerable skills in at least two of the disciplines - acting, singing and dance.
  • Candidates for whom English is not a first language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency appropriate to professional acting training.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23811 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23811 GBP per year during 10 months.
  • National

    16453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16453 GBP per year during 10 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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