Taught course

Scenic Art

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School · Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

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Entry requirements

Applicants would normally be expected to have an honours degree in a related subject area such as Fine Art, Illustration, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Graphics, Film, TV, Animation or Theatre. However applicants with extensive relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Scenic Art MA is taught by highly experienced industry professionals and offers an intensive, vocational training in scenic art. BOVTS enjoys strong links to the theatre and entertainment industries and we are proud of our exceptional employment record.

The course is open to a maximum of four students who wish to develop their careers as scenic artists.

Graduates will be equipped with the necessary specialist skills required to work in the following industries; Theatre, Opera and Ballet, Film, Television and Animation.

The Course runs over three intensive terms during which time students gain skills and experience in scenic art techniques and their application. During the course students will acquire a thorough understanding of industry practice and standards.

Teaching is led by the school’s Head of Scenic Art in collaboration with visiting industry professionals.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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