Central School of Speech & Drama

Central School of Speech & Drama

The Central School of Speech and Drama
Embassy Theatre
9 Eton Avenue
Tel: 020 7722 8183
Fax: 020 7722 4132
Email: enquiries(at)cssd.ac.uk
Website: www.cssd.ac.uk
Student enquiries: Registry.
Applications: UCAS (GTTR for postgraduate teachers).


Main study areas: Drama, performing arts & theatre making; arts management; stage management & technical theatre production; design for the stage; drama & media education; applied theatre; voice & movement studies.

Students: Total 680 (all full-time); male/female ratio 1:2. First degree students 430, of which 10% international, 15% mature on entry. Postgraduates 250 (post-experience courses). Teaching staff: 80 full-time, 17 part-time (including visiting lecturers).

Quick Info

Specialist drama & arts college.

Location: North London.

Average entry UCAS points: 230.

Admissions info: Minimum of 2 A-level passes or equivalent; usually interview or audition. UCAS tariff not used.

Drop-out rate: 4%.

State school entry: 96%.

Accommodation: No School accommodation.