Skip to main content

Welcome

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a World Top Ten institution for performing arts education.

(QS World Rankings 2024)

“One of the top performing arts institutions in the world”  The Sunday Times, May 2024

Established in 1847, RCS is a dynamic international community of artists. Here you’ll develop your craft, create new work, and collaborate across art forms in one of the finest multi-disciplinary environments in the world.

Be part of a diverse centre of creativity with outstanding teaching, purpose-built facilities, and active partnerships with all of Scotland’s national performing arts companies.

Why RCS? 

What’s On 

Study at RCS

Be part of Scotland’s national conservatoire and one of the world’s top performing arts education institutions. You’ll be made to feel part of our inclusive and diverse environment from the very beginning of your studies.

Search for a course

Find the Short Course, Junior Conservatoire, Undergraduate or Postgraduate programme for you.

In the Spotlight

What’s On

All Events
Knight of the Burning Pestle
Illustration of a rocking horse, set against a mustard yellow background.
Drama

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presents

Knight of the Burning Pestle


17 – 19 July 2024
A Little Night Music
Illustration of a forest with a moon in front. There are music notes around the moon
Musical Theatre

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presents

A Little Night Music

Edinburgh Fringe 2024

Part of Tickets


Fountain of You
Illustration of the sides of a woman's face on green. She has a cucumber on her eye, and her finger at her lips.
Musical Theatre

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presents

Fountain of You

Edinburgh Fringe 2024

Part of Tickets


Order a Prospectus

Order our prospectus and start your journey to studying at one of the world’s top performing arts education institutions

Prospectus