Our flexible, industry relevant and globally expanding postgraduate offer provides the perfect opportunity to specialise and further develop your area of expertise.

Upcoming Events for 2020 Entry

If you would like to find out more about our programmes and speak to our tutors we'd love to meet you at one of our London information evenings:

Sidcup Information Evening
Actor Musicianship/Collaborative Theatre Making/International Theatre Practice and Performance/Theatre for Young Audiences
Tuesday 11 Feb 2020
6.30pm to 8.30pm

Actor & Performer Training Information Evening
Friday 7 Feb 2020
6.30pm to 8.30pm

Light in Performance MA Information Evening
Clod Ensemble, London, E8 3FN
Tuesday 17 March 2020
6pm to 8.30pm

We also run international auditions throughout the year. 

Design, Management and Technical Arts MA Programmes

Light in Performance MA*

A unique Postgraduate Programme that allows you to explore ways of working with light in collaborartion with world-leading lighting designers. Those planned for 2020 include Paule Constable, Willie Williams, Andi Watson and Michael Hulls.

*subject to validation

Performance MA/MFA Programmes

Watch our latest video for an overview of our 2020 entry School of Performance Postgraduate Programmes by Head of School, Niamh Dowling.  


Actor and Performer Training MA/MFA

The MA/MFA Actor and Performer Training is a practice-based programme for those seeking intensive advanced training as actors and performers alongside rigorous academic study and performance research. 


Actor Musicianship MA/MFA

This brand new MA/MFA builds on and extends the work developed on our ground-breaking BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programme, drawing on our strong links to theatre makers, directors, choreographers, writers, musical directors and performers involved in the development of this innovative area of theatre practice.

Collaborative Theatre Making MA/MFA

The MA Collaborative Theatre Making programme explores in practice the development of ensemble performance and theatre that is innovative, imaginative and dynamic. 

Devised Theatre and Performance MA
Advanced Devising Practice MFA

We are delighted to run new MA/MFA programmes with London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA) which has recently relocated to Berlin. 


International Theatre and Performance MA/MFA

This three-year MFA is a unique global degree offered by Rose Bruford College in London in partnership with National Theater Institute (NTI) in Connecticut. 


Theatre for Young Audiences MA/MFA

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. 

Research and Teaching Postgraduate Programmes

Theatre and Performing Arts Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE (PGCLTHE)

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.


Research Degree Programme MPhil/PhD

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).

MA/MFA Information Evenings
Sidcup Information Evening - 11 Feb 2020
Actor & Performer Training - 7 Feb 2020
Light in Performance - 17 March 2020

UK Audition Dates
UK auditions for applicants are listed in the Fee and Application section on each individual course page. 

2020 URTAs (USA)
We will be at the New York and Chicago URTAs on the following dates. 

New York
17-20 January 2020
Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave.

25-28 January 2020
Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL

Register here to audition or talk to us about our MA/MFA programmes.

International Auditions
We hold international auditions and workshops throughout the year. Please click here for the latest schedule and to register. 


We hold webinars throughout the year with tutors and our Student Recruitment and Admissions teams. 

Please click here for our schedule and to register. 

5% Alumni Discount
Available for Rose Bruford College BA (Hons) alumni undertaking a full time 13 months MA programme or the first year of a MFA programme. The discount also applies for the PGCLTHE if not being funded by an institution. 

Postgraduate Loans

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills provide a loan for eligible UK/EU students of up to £10,609 per student for postgraduate Masters study. Please see the video below for guidance and click here for more information.


Click to view the Postgraduate Prospectus