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Applications for 2023 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 3 October 2022
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Composition: UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 3 October 2022
  • Overseas auditions, New York & Singapore: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2022

Bachelor of Music course information

Taught postgraduate deadlines

GradDip application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Overseas auditions, New York & Singapore: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2022

Graduate Diploma in Vocal Performance course information

MPerf application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022
  • Video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Overseas auditions, New York & Singapore: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2022

Master of Performance course information

MComp application deadlines

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 3 October 2022

Master of Composition course information

MMus(Perf) application deadlines

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022
  • Video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Conducting: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Overseas auditions, New York & Singapore: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2022

Master of Music in Performance course information

MMus(Comp) application deadlines

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 3 October 2022

Master of Music in Composition course information

MSc application deadlines

For 2023 entry:

  • UCAS applications by 25 January 2023

Master of Science in Performance Science course information

MEd application deadlines

For 2023 entry:

  • UCAS applications by 25 January 2023

Master of Education course information

ArtDip application deadlines

ArtDip in Performance

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022
  • Overseas auditions, New York & Singapore: UCAS applications and pre-screening video submissions by 1 November 2022

Artist Diploma in Performance course information

ArtDip in Composition

  • UCAS applications and portfolio submissions by 3 October 2022

Artist Diploma in Composition course information

ArtDip in Opera

  • Auditions in London: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022
  • Performance degree video auditions: UCAS applications by 3 October 2022, video submissions by 28 October 2022

Artist Diploma in Opera course information

Research degree deadlines

DMus and PhD application deadline

  • Applications by 14 October 2022

Doctor of Music course information

Doctor of Philosophy course information

Undergraduate Applicants' Guide

If you are interested in undergraduate study at the RCM our handy Undergraduate Applicants’ Guide 2023-24 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