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1 Year Diploma: Fees & Dates

Start Date: 13 September 2021
End Date: 31 July 2022
Duration: 40 weeks
Hours Per Week: 30
Digital Audition Fee: £30.00 non-refundable, payable on application
Course Fee: £9250 (plus £2750 for the costs of your professional launch in Term 3)**
Certificate of Study: Vocational Diploma in Professional Acting (non academic)
Academic Qualification: NQF/QCF Level 5 (for those taking the optional Trinity Diploma)

Our 1 Year Diploma course is full-time running for 40 weeks over three terms. A standard day is 9.45am - 5.15pm. However your daily start and finish times may vary slightly from this format in line with any government guidelines.You may be required to come into school on some evenings, weekends or bank holidays and will be expected to read scripts in your spare time.  

Course Fees for 2020

Changes to fee structure:

£9250 Core Training: Terms 1 & 2
£2750 Professional Launch: Term 3

 

 

 

Due to the covid-19 changes, we have reduced the course fee to £9250. This continues to be payable before the course starts and will cover all training. In addition to the course fees, you will be responsible for any equipment costs, details of which have been sent to you directly.

You will also be required to pay £2750 for the costs of your professional launch in Term 3. The costs relate to your final professional preparation sessions, as well as any live productions and recorded show reels as outlined in the Course Structure. This amount is payable by 1st February 2021.

Please note: the DSL diploma will only be awarded to those completing the full 3 term programme on successful completion of either the productions and showcases OR the production of the show reel.

Paying For Your Course

Visit our funding page for advice on how to pay for your course

Your Deposit: £1000 is payable upon acceptance of a place (included as part of the total fees).

  • These fees relate to sterling transactions only. For non-sterling payments please add the equivalent of £20GBP to cover bank charges and administration costs.
  • There is no longer VAT on this course.
  • The costs of most play texts and sheet music are included in the fees. You will be sent a reading and equipment list before the start of the course with certain compulsory purchases you must buy separately.

International Students are charged the same fees as UK nationals but we require 50% of fees to be paid by 1st of June (1 Year Course) and 1st of August (2 Year Course)

Term Dates 2021- 2022

Winter Term

Monday 13 September 2021 - Friday 10 December 2021

Spring Term

Monday 10 January 2022 - Thursday 14 April 2022

Summer Term

Tuesday 3 May 2022 - Saturday 31 July 2022

 

 

  • Verna Vyas
1 Year Diploma in Professional Acting
2020
I felt very privileged to accept a place at Drama Studio London. All the staff run a thorough and exceptional training. What is unique is the quality of the training. We had the opportunity to work with the most respected names in theatre and tv/film from the very beginning. I would never have developed as an actor if it wasn’t for the honesty, momentum and support at DSL.

    Verna Vyas

    1 Year Diploma in Professional Acting

    2020

    I felt very privileged to accept a place at Drama Studio London. All the staff run a thorough and exceptional training. What is unique is the quality of the training. We had the opportunity to work with the most respected names in theatre and tv/film from the very beginning. I would never have developed as an actor if it wasn’t for the honesty, momentum and support at DSL.

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