Exchange: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland specializes in dance, drama, film, music, and production. It was originally established in 1847 and is located in the city centre of Glasgow. As the only conservatoire in the country, RCS is uniquely placed to partner with the nation’s leading artistic companies to provide one-of-a-kind learning experiences. Voted one of the world’s Top Ten Performing Arts Institutions (QS Rankings) in 2024, for the eighth time and being in the top ten since the ranking was established in 2016. The conservatoire offers undergraduate degree programs in six areas of the performing and production arts: dance, drama, education, film, music, and production. Postgraduate students have the option to study drama, education, music, or producing. With notable alumni including David Tennant, Richard Madden, Sam Heughan, and James McAvoy. Please click here for more information.  

Credit Equivalency: 120 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE  

Available Courses: Click here.  

Do not accept exchange applications for MA Musical Theatre, MA Classical and Contemporary Text, MEd Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts, MA Learning and Teaching (Gaelic Arts), PG Certificate courses, and Research. 

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Find more information here


Country(ies): UK (Scotland)
City: Glasgow
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Dec), Winter (Jan-Mar), Year-long (Sep-Mar)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: January 17, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates)