Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Course Introduction

The course is offered by Birkbeck College in collaboration with RADA. The courses taught at RADA are designed to deepen and extend an awareness of drama and plays in performance and encourage the students' own creative practice.

Course Modules

Subjects covered include: Study of texts in their cultural context; practical classes in performance skills and text analysis; lectures, seminars and workshops (at King's College); scene'study workshops with professional directors and classes with specialist skills tutors; writing and directing; playwriting and directing guided by theatre professionals; specialist seminars with other professionals from theatre and related arts.

Course Additional Entry

Good Honours degree normally in the arts, in exceptional circumstances appropriate career experience, e.g. in theatre, may be considered. students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 in the spoken component and 6.5 in the written component.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,275  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £10,450  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,925  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,475  Academic year. First year home fees