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The Royal College of Music produces a number of publications for prospective students, their parents and guardians as well as schools and sixth form colleges with music departments or advisory services.

The latest versions of these publications are available for download below.

Royal College of Music Prospectus

We are pleased to announce that our new prospectus for September 2021 entry is now available.

If you're interested in studying at the Royal College of Music from autumn 2021 onwards, this is your indispensable guide, with introductions to all our world-class courses, exceptional staff and exciting new facilities, as well as an insight into what life at the RCM is really like from some of our current students.

This year we have designed two cover options for you to choose from. Whichever you select, the content of the prospectus is the same.

Undergraduate Applicants' Guide

If you are interested in undergraduate study at the RCM our handy Undergraduate Applicants’ Guide 2021-22 will provide the key information that you need to know about applying to study here.

International Student Guides

If you are an international student interested in studying at the Royal College of Music, the guides below provide additional information for you.

Royal College of Music Junior Department Prospectus

If you are interested in studying at the RCM Junior Department (for ages 8 to 18), this is your essential guide, with introductions to all our programmes, staff and resources.


Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these publications is fair and accurate at the time of production. Information on courses, fees and services is subject to occassional changes and no guarantee can be given that these will not be made following publication.

For the most up-to-date information please refer to the study section of this website.

If you have any feedback about any of these publications please get in touch.

Prospectus feedback

Provide feedback on our prospectus, international guides and Junior Department prospectus

+44 (0)20 7589 4730