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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 performace standards, thereby providing you with authentic performanec experiences. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Musical Theatre at GU.


Griffith University will commence making offers on 17 November 2023, however additional auditions and offers may be considered in subsequent rounds should places still be available.

Fee notes

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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

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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 2023 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 the Griffith University website 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 2023. 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 25 – 29 September 2023. Interstate applicants should refer to the Conservatorium Auditions website for details on interstate auditions. Griffith University will commence making offers on 17 November 2023, 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, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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.

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Career opportunities

You may find opportunities in singing, acting and dancing; cabaret, theatre, television, film and musical theatre performance; entertainment mediums such as festivals, theme parks and cruises. There is an identified shortage of professionally trained musical theatre performers throughout Australia and there is a growing demand for high-quality performers.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

21 Dec 2023

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

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