Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Course Introduction

These courses are aimed at those wishing to play a leading role in tomorrow’s new performance and theatre'making worlds. Students will collaborate with a group of practising and aspiring theatre practitioners, and engage in a collaborative laboratory for practical experiment to imagine and realise the theatre of the future.

Course Modules

Modules include: interdisciplinary practice; practitioner study; performing research; practices (advanced theatre practice); optional unit; web presence.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £9,029 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £17,874 Overseas Fees
2 years
Full Time
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants will normally have good knowledge and experience of at least 1 of theatre-making discipline (i.e. performance, directing, writing, design, dramaturgy, puppetry, music, visual art), together with a strong desire to bring this expertise to an experimental theatre-making environment. Alternatively, applicants may be an outstanding individual from another discipline, with an evident desire to explore interdisciplinary practice. Applicants should normally have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, (drama, theatre or performance studies) though applications from students of other disciplines will be considered. Applications for the accreditation of prior experience in lieu of academic qualification will also be considered where appropriate. An offer will normally only be made after interview.