Postgraduate study in music and performing arts – we offer a range of scholarship opportunities

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Postgraduate study in music and performing arts – we offer a range of scholarship opportunities

Perform, design and create with Bath School of Music and Performing Arts, where you can turn your creative passion into a thriving career. From Acting to Stage Management, Commercial Music to Sound Production and Dance, fulfil your creative aspirations at Bath Spa and we’ll equip you with the network and skills to excel in your future.

There is opportunity to observe, take part in and direct professional creative projects with the University’s in-house production company Bath Spa Productions. Collaborate with theatre companies, directors, choreographers, writers, musicians, and venues to help broaden your understanding of planning and production across genres.

Imagine what you could do

Turn your dreams into a reality with a course tailored to your chosen artistic practice. We offer specialist fields from screen-based dance to interdisciplinary performance, sound recording to directing. Pursue your talent with the use of our excellent technology facilities, including recording studios and rehearsal space, even production pods are available for you to perfect your performance.

You’ll work with tutors who’ve worked at the highest level of industry, with number one albums, gold and multi-platinum recordings, BAFTA awards, Grammy nominations, and international touring experience amongst the accolades held between them.

“The campus boasts first-class amenities and is a place of inspiration and creativity. The professional blend of dance and film art allowed me give full play to my imagination, made me curious about learning, life, and continued exploration. ” ZHOU YU, MA DANCE

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Why Bath Spa?

We offer an unrivalled portfolio of postgraduate courses across our campuses, which will help propel you on your destined path. We also have partnerships with Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic theatre and Bristol School of Acting, who offer placements.

Our Newton Park campus hosts first-class facilities including our TV studios, university theatre, recording rooms, mixing booths and rehearsal space, helping to facilitate your every need in achieving your artistic direction.

  • Joint 2nd in the UK and #1 in the South West for Value Added in Drama and Dance (Guardian University Guide, 2024)
  • Interdisciplinary subjects led by world-class humanities scholars
  • #10 in the UK and #1 in the South West for Student Satisfaction in Drama, Dance and Cinematics (Complete University Guide, 2024)
  • The city of Bath hosts arts, culture and entertainment events across the year
  • University of the Year for Social Inclusion (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

Funding opportunities

We offer a range of scholarship opportunities to help fund your postgraduate study, including support for international students and an Access Fund for those experiencing financial difficulty due to unforeseen events. Research funding is available through our doctorial training partnerships.

Funding and awards: Scholarships and bursaries

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