Below is a summary of our taught and research postgraduate degrees, including those with internationally renowned partner institutions.
The MA/MFA Actor/Performer Training is a practice-based programme for those seeking intensive advanced training as actors and performers alongside rigorous academic study and performance research. The programme focuses specifically on actor/performer training, theatre creation, performative writing, informed critical reflection and practice research. The uniqueness of the programme lies in the way it seeks to integrate traditional text-based conservatoire training and practices with the physical collaborative approach that has grown out of Eastern and Central Europe over the last 60 years.Includes an expedition to Georgia, Russia which offers a unique context for learning and ethnographic and cultural research.
The MA Ensemble Theatre (Collaborative Theatre Making) programme explores in practice the development of ensemble performance and theatre that is innovative, imaginative and dynamic. It is for those who want to make and perform, write and direct, improvise and devise theatre. The programme takes a physical approach to making theatre and working with text. It will begin by the development of the group to form an ensemble and concentrating on the development of the skills of the individual members of the company.
From October 2017 this programme will be run in colllaboration with Told By An Idiot
This part time postgraduate programme is designed for full and part-time teachers and those who support learning in Higher Education in the performing arts disciplines of theatre, drama, dance, music, lighting, scenography and the digital arts. The programme is work based.
This programme is for those who are interested to make and perform theatre by, with and for young people. As one of the UK's leading drama schools, Rose Bruford College offers a unique opportunity to study and train in this increasingly popular and dynamic area of theatre practice. Next start in September 2018.
Actor Musicianship MA
Starting from September 2018, our new Actor Musicianship MA will further enhance the College's reputation as one of the world's leading training instution is this growing discipline.
Full programme details and how to apply will be available from Autumn 2018.
Postgraduate programmes in collaboration with London International School of Performing Arts (Berlin)
This program runs over 45 weeks / 13 months from late September to the end of October the following year. This is a practice based program for those seeking advanced training as theatre and performance makers alongside rigorous academic study and performance research. MA students will study for the first 9 months of this program at Lispa Berlin, before completing it with an independent research project in London, Berlin or elsewhere.
This program runs over 2 years. During the first year MFA students will complete the 32-week program in Devised Theatre and Performance. During the second year MFA students work together with 2nd year LISPA Certificate students on longer collaborative or solo projects before finishing the program with independent research projects in London, Berlin or elsewhere under the supervision of Rose Bruford College.
Research postgraduate programme in collaboration with the University of East London
This new collaborative research degree programme is available by both full-time and part-time study, and offers candidates access to the facilities of both Rose Bruford College (RBC) and the University of East London (UEL).