Bachelor of Musical Theatre
Griffith University - South Bank

Course outline

As a Bachelor of Musical Theatre graduate, you’ll have undertaken the many facets of training to become highly skilled, musically adaptable and ready to enter professional life as a creative and flexible 21st century musical theatre performer. In this degree, you’ll 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 a versatile performer—one who is proficient in singing, acting and movement. The productions we build into the degree emulate professional standards, thereby providing you with authentic professional experiences. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Musical Theatre at GU.

Note

Griffith University will commence making offers on 18 November 2022, however additional auditions and offers may be considered in subsequent rounds should places still be available.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Other requirements

Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email and is in line with the offer response date in your QTAC offer email. Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and reinstatement is subject to available places.

*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.; Audition

Fixed closing date

Applicants must apply to QTAC, pay their audition fee and submit their phase one video recorded audition and performance CV to Griffith University by 31 August 2022 to be guaranteed an audition in the first audition round. Applicants who wish to apply after this date may be considered in subsequent audition and offer rounds should places still be available. Late applicants should refer to the Auditions website for information.

Additional entry requirements

Admission to this program will require applicants to submit a video recorded audition and performance CV as the first phase, of a two phase process. If you are invited to phase two, you will be required to attend an audition workshop. Visit griffith.edu.au/conservatorium-auditions for details of audition requirements including how to pay for the $90 non-refundable audition fee, submit your video recorded audition and performance CV to the Queensland Conservatorium by 31 August 2022.

Applicants should refer to the auditions website for the most up to date advice and messaging. Phase two auditions will take place at the Queensland Conservatorium’s Burke Street Studios at Woolloongabba, from 26 September to 1 October 2022. Interstate applicants should refer to the Conservatorium Auditions website for details on interstate auditions.

Griffith University will commence making offers on 18 November 2022, however additional auditions and offers may be considered in subsequent rounds should places still be available. Applicants must ensure they order preferences accordingly, refer to the QTAC website. Griffith Guaranteed Admission Schemes do not apply to this program.

Assumed knowledge

English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

<5*

0

0

12

0

18

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

66.7%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

There is an identified shortage of professionally trained musical theatre performers throughout Australia and there is a growing demand for high-quality performers. As a graduate, you’ll be skilled in singing, acting and dancing and be equipped to perform in cabaret, theatre, television, film and musical theatre, as well as in more diverse entertainment mediums such as festivals, theme parks and cruises.

Course Code
251772
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time

Location
Brisbane