Masters study opportunities at University of Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London

Masters and Taught Courses in London England

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama PhotoThe Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is an international leader for professional theatre and performance-related training. We offer an extensive portfolio of postgraduate courses, all in a dynamic, creative and supportive environment with excellent links to industry.

Located in the stunning area of Hampstead, North London, Central sits in a perfect location close to the West End but near to some of London’s most beautiful locations including Primrose Hill and Regents Park.

A brand new £16.7 million North Block will open in early 2019 and add to the suite of first class facilities on site with a new galleried theatre, additional performance and rehearsal spaces along with a sound studio with facilities that prepare students to work at the highest standards in broadcast, film, and digital media.

Postgraduate Courses

Central offers 14 MA and 8 MFA degrees across a broad spectrum of theatre and performance-related practices. Our postgraduate student body is made up of diverse practitioners from around the world who all have the freedom to experiment and explore their craft under the guidance of internationally renowned tutors and researchers. Whether you want to hone your acting skills or uncover new passions in the performing arts, Central provides a safe space for you to follow your desired path of inquiry and discovery.

Central has a sterling reputation in UK and across the world, annually holding auditions and interviews in North and South America, Asia and Australia.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama PhotoWhy choose Central?

Central has an established reputation for postgraduate training, covering the range of areas from performance to movement, writing, producing, design and more.

As a drama conservatoire within the University of London, Central has many unique qualities including:

  • excellent graduate employment prospects and strong industry links
  • first-rate teaching facilities including the celebrated Embassy Theatre and new North Block
  • expert academics demonstrating a dedicated commitment to high-quality teaching and research
  • central London location situated amongst a vibrant community of arts organisations
  • unique study approaches including specialist conservatoire training
  • dedicated research department exploring the future of theatre making

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Embassy Theatre

Eton Avenue



United Kingdom

Tel: 020 7722 8183

Fax: 020 7722 4132

Email: [email protected]


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