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

MA: Students must hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (minimum 2.2 or equivalent), as well as previous engagement with drama, theatre and performance. Applicants who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to successfully complete the course, may also be considered. Variations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent). Selection process: Entry by audition. Offers are made subject to a successful audition and interview. For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG): Modules: Industry practice 1; the integrated body 1; acting; industry practice 2; public production; the integrated body 2; contextual practice 1; contextual practice 2. MA: Example module listing: Industry practice 1; the integrated body 1; acting; contextual practice 1; industry practice 2; the integrated body 2; contextual practice 2; public production; advanced practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 16,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2018 15,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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