Scotland – Glasgow

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow


The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s School of Drama, Dance Production and Film has approximately 450 students studying across the following degree programmes:

  • BA Acting
  • BA Modern Ballet
  • BA Musical Theatre
  • BA Performance in British Sign Language & English
  • BA Production Arts and Design
  • BA Production Technology Management
  • BA (Hons) Contemporary Performance Practice
  • BA Filmmaking
  • MA Musical Theatre (Performance) or (Musical Directing) or (Choreography)
  • MA Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting) or (Directing)

Established in 1847 as a national academy of music, we are now one of the world’s most multi-disciplinary conservatoires, offering specialised and intensive teaching in dance, drama, music, production and film.

We are the only UK conservatoire that offers training in all performance disciplines and students have the opportunity to collaborate with their peers, formally and informally across all disciplines.

Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, RCS is also the nation’s busiest performing arts centre with more than 500 public performances taking place across our five professional venues each year.

Across our two main buildings, we have a variety of dance and theatre rehearsal studios; design, set and wardrobe construction studios; IT facilities with a digital lab and two recording studios; two concert halls, a black box studio, proscenium theatre and the Alexander Gibson Opera School.


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Exchange Opportunities

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is a recognised institution within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme, linking us to over 60 other conservatoires and institutions throughout Europe. Erasmus+ exchanges enable our students to study in Europe as part of their course and for students from partner institutions to study with us.

If you’ve decided you’d like to spend some time studying with us you need to check with your International Office/Erasmus Coordinator to see if there is an inter-institutional agreement in place between your institution and the Royal Conservatoire. If your institution is one of our partners and is able to agree to you applying for an Erasmus exchange during the forthcoming academic year, you will be required to complete an online application.

Get in touch

These are our E:UTSA representatives. In the case you would like to get in touch, just send a message!

Joyce Deans (head of acting), institution representative:

Sarah Rushforth, International Team contact:

Madeleine Price, student representative, board member,