Fees & Dates

Our 3 Year BA (Hons) in Professional Acting is full time running for 31 weeks per year over nine terms, three per year. There are 30 contact hours per week.

Classes run from approximately 9.30am till 5.15pm 5 days a week (this may change up to 45 minutes either way). You may be required to come into school on some evenings, weekends or bank holidays and will be expected to read scripts in your spare time.  

The course runs from Monday the 23rd of October 2017 through to the end of July 2020.

  • Course Fees
  • Term Dates

Audition Fee: 

£47.50 non-refundable, payable upon application.

Course Fee:

Fees provided on written request.

Home Student Status:

Strict regulations regarding residency must be met in order to qualify for Home Student status. All EU students must verify their EU status upon accepting an offered place. For guidance on fee status, please click here.

Student Loans:

Students enrolled onto this course are eligible to apply for a student loan through Student Finance England. Please refer to their website to find out what you are eligible to apply for.

Please note: the costs of most play texts and sheet music are included in the fees. You will be sent a reading and equipment list before the start of the course with certain compulsory purchases you must buy separately.

2017 entry 

Year 1 Winter Term: Monday 23 October 2017 - Friday 15 December 2017

Year 1 Spring Term: Monday 15 January 2018 - Friday 23 March 2018

Year 1 Summer Term: Monday 23 April 2018 - Friday 20 July 2018

Year 2 Winter Term: Monday 22 October 2018 - Friday 14 December 2018

Year 2 Spring Term: Monday 14 January 2019 - Friday 22 March 2019

Year 2 Summer Term: Monday 22 April 2019 - Saturday 20 July 2019

Year 3 TBC

please note that term dates may be subject to change

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Key Facts

  • Start Date: Monday 23rd October 2017
  • End Date: End of July 2020
  • Audition Fee: £47.50
  • Qualification: BA Hons in Professional Acting
  • Accreditation: Drama UK
  • Career Launch: Showcase, Ensemble Performance, 2 Graduation Shows

Tom Vanson

1YR Professional Acting 2014

DSL was life-changing, and I write that fully aware of how horribly cliched it is, but it's true. A well-developed course, supportive staff and real professional experience have made it a delight to train here.

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