Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Course Introduction

This course focuses on acting in film, television and screen-related media. Primarily for those with previous training or professional experience, it explores the expressive potential of performance and the relationship between performers and camera. The course will build on your existing skills and focus on the specific needs of the year group. Draw on the expertise of Central?s permanent staff team and specialist professionals from the industry; The course aims to encourage your development as a creative artist with the flexibility to work across all performance mediums, specialising in screen performance; The emphasis of the training is on producing actors who, on leaving, have a high skill level, with the necessary technique to apply to a screen context. Throughout the first two terms, you will follow rigorous training in acting, which will concentrate on the core skills of voice, body, acting and creative interpretation. Modes of assessment include practical assignments, reflective writing, presentations, and written and practice based research. For the Sustained Independent Project there is an option to make a film, write a dissertation or compile a portfolio, which would include a case study of a filmmaker and an extended research enquiry.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £12,785 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £12,785 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £19,785 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should normally have a first degree in the broad field of performance and drama studies, although applications from students of other disciplines may be considered if they have sufficient experience of performance.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an overall score of 7.0 in an IELTS test.