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Bachelor of Musical Theatre
Bachelor of Musical Theatre

Bachelor of Musical Theatre

  • ID:GU610362
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.



Course Information

As a Bachelor of Musical Theatre graduate, you will have gone through many facets of training to become highly skilled, musically adaptable and equipped to enter professional life as creative and flexible 21st century musical theatre performer.

As a student, you will be exposed to diverse musical theatre styles and to the broadly accepted musical skills of aural awareness training, music theory and ensemble work appropriate to this genre.

Studying musical theatre at the Queensland Conservatorium will provide you with intensive practical training in acting and improvisation, speech, voice, singing, dance and movement, focused on producing the 'triple threat' performer - one who is proficient in singing, acting and movement.

The productions included in the degree emulate professional productions, thereby providing students with authentic professional experiences.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:


  • Musical Theatre 1 - 1211QCM

  • Materials of Music (Musical Theatre) 1 - 1514QCM

  • History of Western Performance - 1075QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • History of Theatre - 1078QCM (offered from 2021)

  • Materials of Music (Musical Theatre) 2 - 1524QCM

  • Musical Theatre 2 - 1212QCM

  • Introduction to Musical Theatre - 1303QCM

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:


  • Musical Theatre 3 - 2211QCM

  • Materials of Music (Musical Theatre) 3 - 2514QCM

  • Australian Theatre - 2176QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • A Life in the Arts - 3022QCM

  • Musical Theatre 4 - 2212QCM

  • Materials of Music (Musical Theatre) 4 - 2524QCM

  • Music of Stage and Screen - 2302QCM (not offered from 2021)

  • Listed elective

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:


  • Musical Theatre 5 - 3211QCM

  • Musical Theatre 6 - 3212QCM

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There is an identified shortage of professionally trained musical theatre performers throughout Australia. At the same time, there is an increasing number of musical theatre productions being toured throughout Australia and an increasing demand for musical theatre product.

As a graduate, you will be skilled in singing, acting and dancing and be equipped to perform in cabaret, theatre, television, film and musical theatre, as well as more diverse entertainment mediums such as festival, theme parks and cruises. There is endless variety in this broad area of entertainment. It is expected that graduates will write and produce their own work for public performance.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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