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Applications for 2024 entry

Application deadlines vary depending on the course you are applying for and, in the case of performance courses, where you choose to have your audition. You can view specific course deadlines in the dropdown sections below.

Information on auditions and audition locations can be found here.

If you have missed a deadline late applications may be accepted. Please contact admissions@rcm.ac.uk to enquire.

Undergraduate deadlines

BMus application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Composition: UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul & Tokyo: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong & New York: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2023

Bachelor of Music course information

Taught postgraduate deadlines

GradDip application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo & Seoul: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Singapore, Bangkok, New York & Hong Kong: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2023

Graduate Diploma in Vocal Performance course information

MPerf application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo & Seoul: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Singapore, Bangkok, New York & Hong Kong: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2023

Master of Performance course information

MComp application deadlines

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 2 October 2023

Master of Composition course information

MMus(Perf) application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Conducting: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo & Seoul: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Singapore, Bangkok, New York & Hong Kong: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2023

Master of Music in Performance course information

MMus(Comp) application deadlines

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 2 October 2023

Master of Music in Composition course information

MMusEd application deadlines

  • UCAS applications by 2 October 2023

MMusEd Teaching Musician course information

ArtDip application deadlines

ArtDip in Performance

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023, video submissions by 27 October 2023
  • Overseas auditionsin in Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo & Seoul: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 2 October 2023
  • Overseas auditions in Singapore, Bangkok, New York & Hong Kong: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2023

Artist Diploma in Performance course information

ArtDip in Composition

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 2 October 2023

Artist Diploma in Composition course information

ArtDip in Opera

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 2 October 2023
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 2 October 2022, video submissions by 27 October 2023

Artist Diploma in Opera course information

Research degree deadlines

DMus and PhD application deadline

For 2024 entry applications must be submitted by 30 November.  For more information on how to apply, please follow the links below.

Doctor of Music course information

Doctor of Philosophy course information

Advice for prospective students

My application experience at the Royal College of Music

Hear students’ experiences of going through the application & audition process.

Undergraduate Applicants' Guide

If you are interested in undergraduate study at the H our handy Undergraduate Applicants’ Guide 2024-25 will provide the key information that you need to know about applying to study here.

Entry requirements

The Royal College of Music's entry requirements vary between courses. You are advised to browse our course listings to find the information most relevant to your application. Links to audition requirements are provided where applicable.

Find the entry requirements for your course

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that their level of English language ability meets the Royal College of Music's minimum requirements in order for their application to be accepted.

Read our English language requirements

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