University of Surrey

University of Surrey


This course is specifically designed for those who already have an undergraduate degree or have worked professionally in the performance industry for a minimum of 5 years. By examining the processes of acting within a carefully selected and committed ensemble, we are able to offer a learning environment in which you will be prepared for a successful career in the performing arts industry. Cohorts are kept small in order to ensure the maximum amount of personal attention and contact necessary for your development.

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in a relevant field, as well as previous engagement with drama, theatre and performance. Offers are made in terms of grades and a successful audition and interview. Applicants who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to successfully complete the course, may also be considered. Further information can be found on the GSA website. IELTS minimum overall: 6.5. IELTS minimum by component: 6.0. The University offers intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Course modules

Programme elements: Acting, physical and vocal techniques; class work, rehearsal and performance projects; contemporary and classical texts; Stanislavski-based techniques; Lecoq-based workshops; Shakespeare verse and text; voice, speech and accent; movement and dance; acting for screen and other performance media.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 15,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

Key information

Admission Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01483 682222