Short Courses & Summer Schools

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Our in-person courses take place across the School’s campus in central London, which includes state-of-the-art venue Milton Court and our iconic Silk Street building.

Alternatively, join us from wherever you are in the world with our online Short Courses

Short Courses are led by experienced Guildhall School teachers and industry-leading guest tutors, offering an insight into Guildhall’s world-class learning environment in a fun and supportive setting.

Guildhall School is ranked number one in Arts, Drama & Music by the Complete University Guide 2024, one of the top ten performing arts institutions in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2023, as well as the number one higher education institution in the 2024 Guardian University Guide music league table. 

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Bookings for our Summer Schools are open.


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View our Drama courses for 2024.

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Participation Bursaries

Participation Bursaries provide financial support to those living in low-income households, enabling participation in selected Short Courses to cover the course costs. This is a fantastic opportunity to get a taste of conservatoire-style training and to find out what it is like to study at Guildhall School.

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View our Brochure

Find out more about our Short Courses & Summer Schools from April - August 2022, by downloading or viewing our 2022 Brochure.