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Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

2021/22 edition

About Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is an international leader for professional theatre and performance-related training, offering an extensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Why choose Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

As a drama conservatoire within the University of London, Central has many unique qualities including:

  • broad portfolio of courses covering drama, theatre and performance-related professions
  • excellent graduate employment prospects and strong industry links
  • first-rate teaching facilities including the celebrated Embassy Theatre and offsite settings
  • expert academics demonstrating a dedicated commitment to high-quality teaching
  • central London location situated amongst a vibrant community of arts organisations
  • unique study approaches including specialist conservatoire training
  • dedicated research department exploring the future of theatre making

Without this course I could not possibly have embarked on the journey I now make

Liam French Robinson MA/MFA Voice Studies 2011

Having a safe, constructive environment to try my work out gave me the confidence to write, and the demands of the course instilled in me the self-discipline that’s vital for pursuing writing as a career

How to find out more?

To find out more about Central’s courses including open events, public productions, how to apply, support services, fees and scholarships information visit our website.

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