Entry requirements

We’re looking for individuals with a flair for performance and a clear passion for classical acting. Training is hands-on, so you’ll need energy, drive and the motivation to transform your ideas into productions.

Please contact our admissions team for more information: admissions@bathspa.ac.uk.

Months of entry


Course content

A postgraduate acting course for live-performance actors at all stages of their career.

  • Taught by highly-regarded specialists in acting and directing.
  • Opportunities to train in combat and at Shakespeare's Globe.
  • Excellent industry links in Bath, the UK and internationally.

Become a specialist in classical drama through our MA Classical Acting course. You’ll gain insight into the classical drama canon from Ancient Greece to the mid-20th century, exploring areas such as Greek Comedies and Tragedies, English Renaissance plays and Naturalistic plays from Germany, Norway, Russia, America and Britain.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,790 (F/T)
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 876 180