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Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


The creative industries, with theatre, film and broadcasting at their core, now represent the fastest growing element of the UK economy and one of the most significant forces from a global economic perspective. Central plays a pivotal role in the training and research that makes this possible – one reason why our graduate employment statistics are amongst the highest in our sector. And it is not just in economic terms that we provide such successful leadership. The dramatic arts play a hugely important role in nourishing society as a whole, and our website carries detail on the many strands of training for work beyond the traditional confines of the theatre, film, and broadcasting studio.

Central students and graduates continue to win major awards, and the School’s Conservatoire standards of high contact hours and an excellent staff:student ratio ensure that our graduates are supremely employable. Our open days will give you an opportunity to discuss the prospects in greater depth with members of our world class faculty.

Central is one of a very few colleges that receives special government funding in acknowledgment of its exceptional work. Student fees provide only a proportion of the real cost of attending Central. We are grateful to all who contribute to make up the balance, and thus offer those who gain admission a truly remarkable experience.

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

62-64 Eton Avenue

London

NW3 3HY

As a small and specialist institution Central doesn’t have its own accommodation on its campus however as part of the University of London, the school is allocated a number of places within their intercollegiate halls of residence and provides support for all of its students in finding and sorting accommodation. More information about accommodation can be found here.

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at Outreach@cssd.ac.uk 

Please see below for a list of courses and their minimum UCAS points. Please check each course to see the range of UCAS points they accept. 

Course UCAS Points Fees for an English student
Acting [W410] 64 9250
Acting: Collaborative and Devised Theatre [W410] 64 9250
Acting: Musical Theatre [W410] 64 9250
Contemporary Performance Practice: Drama, Applied Theatre and Education [W490] 96 9250
Contemporary Performance Practice: Performance Arts [W440] 96 9250
Contemporary Performance Practice: Writing for Performance [W470] 96 9250
Stage Management and Technical Theatre [W491] 64
Theatre Practice: Costume Construction [W460] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Design for Performance [W461] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Lighting Design [W450] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Production Lighting [W451] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Prop Making [W462] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen [W463] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Set Construction for Stage and Screen [W464] 64 9250
Theatre Practice: Theatre Sound [WW34] 64 9250