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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Musical Theatre

BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_GMUTH_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 2023
Field of Study:Music & Performing Arts

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) an advanced knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and the skills required to perform in the genre.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) acquired skills and knowledge to the practical challenges of the musical theatre profession.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) an advanced skill level in Acting, Singing, and Dance in the Musical Theatre genre
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) a cultivated strength in at least one core area of musical theatre performance, either Acting, Singing, or Dance.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) a comprehension of the scope and opportunities of the global musical theatre profession and industry.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) the ability to operate as a professional practitioner in the musical theatre industry
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) the ability to direct personal learning in maintaining and continuously developing professional skills, knowledge and creativity.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) the contextual requirements of a given musical theatre opportunity and optimise and display a personal skillset so as to be employed in a suitable role.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MUSC6032 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 1
MUSC6023 Acting for Musical Theatre 1
MUSC6024 Musical Theatre Dance 1
MUSC6025 Musical Theatre Singing 1
MUSC6026 Musical Theatre Ensemble 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MUSC6027 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 2
MUSC6028 Acting for Musical Theatre 2
MUSC6029 Musical Theatre Dance 2
MUSC6030 Musical Theatre Singing 2
MUSC6031 Musical Theatre Ensemble 2
DRAM6018 Theatre Technology 1

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MUSC7027 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 3
MUSC7028 Acting for Musical Theatre 3
MUSC7029 Musical Theatre Singing 3
MUSC7030 Musical Theatre Dance 3
MUSC7031 Musical Theatre Ensemble 3
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7018 Sound Design
DRAM8031 Set Design and Props
MUSC7006 Music & Technology 3
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC7015 Introduction to MusicEducation
DRAM6016 Costume & Make-Up Design

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MUSC7032 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 4
MUSC7033 Acting for Musical Theatre 4
MUSC7034 Musical Theatre Singing 4
MUSC7035 Musical Theatre Dance 4
MUSC7036 Musical Theatre Ensemble 4
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7019 Lighting Design
DRAM6016 Costume & Make-Up Design
MUSC7025 Music & Technology 4
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC7001 Intro:Therapy/Community Music
DRAM7018 Sound Design
DRAM8031 Set Design and Props

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MUSC8105 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 5
MUSC8106 Acting for Musical Theatre 5
MUSC8107 Musical Theatre Dance 5
MUSC8108 Musical Theatre Singing 5
MUSC8109 Musical Theatre Ensemble 5
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8004 Advanced Stage Lighting
DRAM8011 Dramatherapy 1
MUSC8041 Music & Technology 5
DRAM7021 Acting in the Media 1
MUSC8045 Music Therapy 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MUSC8110 Acting for Musical Theatre 6
MUSC8111 Musical Theatre Dance 6
MUSC8112 Musical Theatre Ensemble 6
MUSC8113 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 6
MUSC8114 Musical Theatre Singing 6
DRAM8036 TDS Work Placement

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MUSC8115 Musical Theatre Rep Studies 7
MUSC8116 Acting for Musical Theatre 7
MUSC8117 Musical Theatre Dance 7
MUSC8118 Musical Theatre Ensemble 7
MUSC8119 Musical Theatre Singing 7
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8012 Dramatherapy 2
MUSC8046 Music Therapy 2
DRAM8047 Acting in the Media 2
DRAM7022 Stage Management
DRAM8003 Advanced Sound Design
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM8034 Theatre Thesis 1

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
DRAM8025 Professional Portfolio
MUSC8120 MusicalTheatre Chorus Platform
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8121 Musical Theatre Apex Platform
MUSC8122 Musical Theatre Dance Platform
MUSC8123 Musical Theatre Vocal Recital
MUSC8124 MusicalTheatre Acting Platform
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8035 Theatre Thesis 2
MUSC8029 Devised Performance Project
DRAM8009 Directing 1
DRAM8039 Scriptwriting 1
MUSC8083 Musical Direction 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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