Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Course Introduction

A creatively, physically and intellectually demanding one'year advanced level conservatoire contemporary acting programme, designed for students with previous experience and/or training. The course addresses the actor’s relationship with the writer, from Early Modern times to the present day and aims to hone individual’s technical acting craft within an ensemble.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £17,510 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £19,989 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants will normally have either undertaken conservatoire training, have professional acting experience, or have a degree in the broad field of performance and drama studies. Students from other disciplines may be considered if you have sufficient experience of theatre. An offer will normally only be made after audition and interview, and you may also be required to take part in a short practical workshop and/or submit a short piece of written work. Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to prove their English language proficiency by gaining an overall score of 7.0 in an IELTS test. We do accept equivalent English language qualifications. Applicants are advised to gain this certification as early as possible.