Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, previously the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, is Scotland’s national centre of professional 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 Specialisms
Undergraduate courses are available in:
A wide range of postgraduate opportunities are available in both music and drama.
You may be able to spend some time abroad through the European Erasmus+ Programme, or with comparable institutions in North America, Asia and Australasia or through participating in international theatre and music festivals.
The Conservatoire teaches students from around 63 nations.
Each year students take part in more than 500 concerts, performances and events, attracting an audience of over 40,000.
According to HESA, 98.2% of students from the 2015/16 academic year went into employment or further study within six months of graduating.
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 as one of the top five places in the world to study Performing Arts Education (QS World Rankings 2018).
Courtesy of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
100 Renfrew Street