The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
- Outstanding, Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
- Ranked 3rd in The Complete University’s league table for Arts, Drama & Music League Table 2021
- ‘World Leading’ Research department (as awarded by the Research Excellence Framework in 2016)
Widely regarded as one of the top institutions for those wishing to work in the performing arts, Central has an international reputation for the training it provides. Located in north London, the school resides within a vibrant community and is moments away from the prestigious, West End. Offering degrees in all areas of theatre the school offers conservatoire style training allowing students to gain hands on experience in their chosen profession. Alongside small class sizes, industry standard facilities and tutoring from industry, students are able to benefit from a bespoke training programme allowing them to follow in the footsteps of our esteemed graduates.
Over the years Central has produced actors, drama therapists, movement, voice and acting coaches as well as writers and designers. Graduates include, but are not limited to; Riz Ahmed, Orla O’Loughlin, Dame Judi Dench, Carrie Fisher, David Jubb, Nonso Anozie, Tim Crouch, Gareth Fry and Cush Jumbo OBE.
Industry Standard Facilities:
With three theatres, dedicated rehearsal rooms, movement studios and music practice rooms students at Central have access to all the facilities and equipment that they need. Learn more about our facilities and view our virtual tour now.
Open Days and Events:
Find out about all upcoming open days and events here.
How to Apply:
Applications for all of Central’s courses can be made directly through the relevant course pages on our website. More information about applying can also be found on our, ‘Postgraduate Applications’ page.
Scholarships and Bursaries:
Central offers a range of scholarships and bursaries each year. Find out about all of our current scholarships for prospective students here.
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Telephone: +44 (0)20 7722 8183