Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance

Course Introduction

Why choose this course?

From Bradford to Broadway, actor-musicianship is now part of mainstream theatre culture, whilst remaining connected to its roots in the alternative theatre movement.

This unique MA offers you the opportunity to explore how to integrate the skills of music-making and acting in performance. Equipping you to create and perform work that contains the visceral power and poetry synonymous with actor-musicianship.

Rose Bruford College was the first to develop an actor-musician training course and is regarded as the world-leader in this field with a long history of graduates working at the forefront of this area of theatre practice.

Explore how musical and acting processes can interrelate and feed each other.

Employability & Industry

The course seeks to create a diverse and international cohort who can enrich each other?s learning and create new and surprising work for all sorts of audiences, in all sorts of places.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MFA - Master of Fine Art £11,500 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
MFA - Master of Fine Art £11,500 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
MFA - Master of Fine Art £12,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants need to have a first degree in music, acting or related field/equivalent professional work or equivalent professional or life experience.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or GCSE. C+ equivalent.
  • IELTS score: 6