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Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

36 months
21444 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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At this Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen program offered by The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama , you will gain experience of working in a wide range of materials, textures, scenic finishes and effects enabling you to interpret the design to the level of finish expected by contemporary audiences.


About the course 

Studying on the Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen degree course at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, you will:

  • Undertake realisation of production designs to professional standards
  • Develop techniques transferable to film, television, trade shows, theme parks and major live events
  • Learn to interpret set designs – period or modern, abstract or representational
  • Work with a range of materials, textures, finishes and effects
  • Develop a high-level of technical competence and skills in research and interpretation

Work on our public productions

There will be the opportunity for you to develop excellent and comprehensive artistic and scenic skills as part of a scenic art team on public productions, working closely with students of other theatre disciplines, to contribute to the overall understanding of performance and theatre production.

The training will principally be in theatre, but these skills are widely transferable to different environments, including television, film, trade shows and major live events.As the course progresses and your skills develop, your level of responsibility and involvement will increase. The project work that is chosen is negotiated to fit with the area(s) of the industry in which you are most keen to make your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workshops and classes
  • Developing skills
  • Focus on professional development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The standard academic entry requirements range between 120 and 64 UCAS tariff points. 
  • Please note that we make lower offers (including unconditional) to exceptional candidates and those who have alternative or prior experience to offer. All candidates invited to interview are asked to bring a portfolio. Interview and portfolio are key factors in determining which applicants are accepted on to the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21444 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21444 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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