Our 2 Year Diploma is full-time running for 32 weeks per year over six terms. Daily class times will be confirmed nearer the start of the course, but days will run either from 9am until 4.30pm or 9.30am till 5.15pm. 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.
Digital Audition Fee: £20 non-refundable, payable upon application.
Course Fee: £9,250 per year
Please note: There is no longer VAT on this course
Deposit: £1000 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.
VAT will be charged in accordance with government legislation at the time of invoicing. The current rate is 20%.
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.
If you attend one of our Short Courses and subsequently attend the Two-Year Diploma in Professional Acting Course, you are entitled to a £400 discount on your fees.
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)
Year 1 Winter Term:
Monday 19 October 2020 - Friday 11 December 2020
Year 1 Spring Term:
2yr1 - Monday 11 January 2021 - Friday 02 April 2021
2yr2 - Monday 18 January 2021 - Friday 02 April 2021
Year 1 Summer Term:
2yr1 - Monday 03 May 2021 - Saturday 24 July 2021
2yr2 - Monday 03 May 2021 - Sunday 01 August 2021
Year 2 dates TBC
Please note that term dates may be subject to change
2 Year Diploma in Professional Acting
Despite my age, which in retrospect works in my favour, training at DSL has been one of the best life choices I have made. For that I will be forever grateful.