Learning at Central | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Learning at Central

Whether you come to train or to study at Central you will be part of a distinctively energetic learning environment, where the practical intensity of conservatoire training and the innovation and enquiry of a university meet.

Learning at Central

Your Learning Experience

How You'll Learn

The student experience and a collaborative approach to learning are at the centre of Central’s mission; we aim to support all our students to become employable and successful in their careers. All our academic staff are dedicated to high quality teaching and research, and are experts in their own fields, bringing a wealth of industry experience.

Learning Skills

Learning Skills

The Learning Skills programme offers high quality learning development to all Central students to enhance their academic success.


Image of students reading in the Central Library

The Library is a world leading specialist collection of drama and theatre practice resources offered in a learning environment that is supportive and inspires creativity. Staff will help you to discover the information and resources you need to succeed and achieve as a student or researcher.

Technical Support

Sound studio

The Technical Support Department (TSD) supports learning through practical advice and training to help students realise projects and productions across all Central’s courses.

Student Centre

Learning Centre

The Learning Centre offers a range of support services to Central students.