Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Course Introduction

This course is designed to provide a qualification based on work undertaken in partnership with external theatre organisations in facilitating, or directing theatre and drama with young people (up to the age of 25 years). There is currently 1 route available: directing text at the National Theatre.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert £6,346 Overseas Fees
1 year
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert £1,809 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • For the Directing Text pathway, an application should ONLY be made by a prospective student once they have been accepted onto the National Theatre Youth Connection scheme. We particularly encourage applications from groups currently under-represented in higher education, such as students with disabilities and members of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. Find out more information on Central’s commitment to equality and diversity.