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

An overview of our postgraduate programmes are below with links to course and fee information for each course. 

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 collaboration with world-leading lighting designers. Some of our recent guest designers include Paule Constable, Willie Williams, Andi Watson and Michael Hulls.

Performance MA/MFA Programmes

Watch our latest video for an overview of our 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. 


Contemporary Directing Practice MA/MFA

Our newest MA/MFA at Rose Bruford College. Unique practice-based theatre directing programme to develop and rigorously investigate your own practice, master new tools, techniques, approaches and vocabulary (MA). Expand your directing practice by writing and directing for the screen (MFA)


Devised Theatre and Performance MA
Advanced Devising Practice MFA
Integral Movement and Performance Practice MA/MFA

We are delighted to run MA/MFA programmes with, Germany.


International Theatre and Performance MA/MFA

This 13 month MA or 2 year MFA is a unique global programme offered by Rose Bruford College in London in partnership with the National Theater Institute (NTI) in Connecticut, USA.


Theatre for Young Audiences MA/MFA

This programme is for those who are interested in making and performing 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. It offers candidates access to the facilities of both Rose Bruford College (RBC) and the University of East London (UEL).