The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, is a conservatoire and centre of study and research in drama, theatre and performance. Central stands at the forefront of training in the dramatic arts with its research assessed as ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world-leading’.
The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework. In their statement of findings, the TEF Panel noted that Central’s students achieve “outstanding outcomes” which “notably exceed benchmarks” alongside findings of “very high levels of satisfaction with academic support and outstanding levels of student satisfaction with teaching on their course”. In particular, Central was noted as providing “sector-leading provision in disciplines surrounding theatre and the performing arts” whilst consistently preparing its students “to achieve outstanding outcomes in a highly competitive industry”.