Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Acting MA (Taught) Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Degree level: Postgraduate UCAS Conservatoires Awarded by: Birmingham City University


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Course summary

Transform your career with a postgraduate qualification in Acting at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Designed to advance your practical and professional progress, our Master's level Acting course provides intense training from tutors with extensive industry experience.

You will be taught to maintain a high standard of skill and knowledge and how to transform into an independently-minded performer and practitioner. We will enhance your ability to reflect and analyse, through a range of concepts and ideas. You will enhance your technical skills through practice-based study, learning and developing flexibility to confront issues that you may experience within your profession.

Your studies will help to influence and shape your career; previous graduates have been commended by industry for their innovative, challenging project work. Our acting and performances courses have recently been ranked as 3rd in the UK by the Guardian University league table 2019 (drama and dance category).

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Drama Performance

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain audition locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W412
Institution code B34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

applicants are required to obtain an undergraduate degree

Additional entry requirements


Payment of Audition Fee of £46 required to be guaranteed an Initial Audition (in addition to the level 2 and 3 entry requirements)

To make the audition fee payment please submit payment to UCAS Conservatoires on submission of your application.

Audition locations

In the event of a successful audition, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote audition recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an audition in person.

Single specialism audition

Location On-time Fee Late Fee
Birmingham Conservatoire £46 £46
By Recording (EU applicants outside the UK only) Fee not known
*Fee not collected by UCAS

Joint principal specialism audition

Location On-time Fee Late Fee
Birmingham Conservatoire Not available at this location
By Recording (EU applicants outside the UK only) Fee not known
*Fee not collected by UCAS

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £12,200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £12,200 Whole course
Scotland £12,200 Whole course
Wales £12,200 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road
B4 7XR

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