Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Guildhall School of Music and Drama trains and prepares students to enter the performing arts from all around the world – 40% of its students are from outside Britain, representing more than 50 nationalities.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

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International Student Statistics

350 international students in 2017–18

Welcome Arrangements

  • All new international students are invited to attend an International Students' Orientation before the start of the academic year.
  • This provides an opportunity to meet school staff as well as other new international students, student buddies, Sundial Court Residential Wardens and representatives of the Students' Union.

English Language Requirements

  • The English language requirement varies depending on the programme; please refer to the school website for details.

Accommodation for International Students

  • It is not possible to offer a place at the Guildhall's halls of residence to every student, however every attempt is made to accommodate first year undergraduate students.
  • Part-time students with medical or disability needs are also eligible.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 21,750 21,750
Mixed - -
Laboratory - -
Clinical - -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.