Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Guildhall School of Music and Drama has postgraduate courses covering music, drama and technical theatre. Courses include an MA training actors, a PG Certificate in Performance Teaching, and a doctoral programme which embraces a wide range of disciplines.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

420 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 78%
  • Part Time 22%


  • UK 57%
  • EU 19%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Music 50 345 395
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 25 25

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate 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 Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 9,600
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.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Scholarships are available to students looking to study at a postgraduate level at the Guildhall School.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • It is not possible to offer a place at the Guildhall's halls of residence to every student.
  • All students offered a place on a full-time course of study at the Guildhall School are welcome to apply; part-time students with medical or disability needs are also eligible.