Royal Central School of Speech and Drama




Why Royal Central School of Speech and Drama?

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama is one of the oldest established drama schools in the UK and is a college of the University of London. Located in Swiss Cottage in the London Borough of Camden,

International Students

The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama offers international students a one-week pre-course to make the transition easier before they start their studies. International students receive an International Student Guide when they first join and are invited to participate in the International Student Group where they can share experiences and receive advice. A dedicated Student Centre offers help with all aspects of student life, from counselling to managing finances. All students also have access to the Senate House Library and the historic British Library.



Quick Facts

  • 850 students and 55 academic staff.
  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in applied theatre, performance, theatre production and design.
  • Notable alumni include playwright Harold Pinter and actors Laurence Olivier, Dame Judi Dench and Kristin Scott Thomas