Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is Scotland’s centre of vocational training in the performing arts. 

The Conservatoire has two campuses. The main one is at Renfrew Street in Glasgow city centre and the second is The Wallace Studios at Speirs Locks, which lies to the north of the city centre at Garscube Road.

Courses and students

Courses are taught through six departments:
A wide range of postgraduate opportunities are available in both music and drama.

You may be able to spend some time abroad, with comparable institutions in North America, Asia and Australasia or through participating in international theatre and music festivals.

The Conservatoire teaches students from over 50 countries.

Each year students take part in more than 600 concerts, performances and events in each of its professional venues, as well as others UK wide and abroad.

Facilities and services

The main campus in Glasgow city centre is a modern building with outstanding facilities – including auditoria, concert halls, theatres, recording and percussion studios and rehearsal rooms. Social spaces and catering facilities are located here. The library also has one of the most comprehensive collections on performing arts in the UK.

The Wallace Studios at Speirs Locks campus features specialist dance studios, professional stage technology, and studios for technical, design, scenic art, set building, and costume design.


The Conservatoire is ranked 5th in the Arts,Drama and Music League Tables in the Complete University Guide 2024.
They ranked as one of the world’s top destinations to study performing arts in the 2023 QS World University Rankings for Performing Arts.


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Contact Details

100 Renfrew Street
Glasgow City
G2 3DB

Renfrew Street Campus

100 Renfrew Street
G2 3DB
0141 332 4101

Speirs Lock Studio Campus

210 Garscube Road
G4 9RR