Country-Specific Information

We have compiled some information for international students from some countries around the world.

If your country is not listed below, please contact the International Office on international@rncm.ac.uk, who will be pleased to assist you.

Australia

Partnerships

The College currently has a number of partnerships with Australian institutions. Click here to read more about our international partnerships.

Live auditions in Australia

In recent years, the RNCM has conducted live auditions in Australia. Details of upcoming overseas live auditions will be posted online. Please keep an eye on our overseas auditions page for details.

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.

Canada

Partnerships

The College currently has a partnership with the University of Calgary Music Department. Click here to read more about our international partnerships.

Fees and finance

Our Student Finance Manager has compiled a guide to funding for Canadian applicants, which is available on our Fees and Funding page.

Live auditions in Canada

In recent years, the RNCM has conducted live auditions in Canada. Details of upcoming overseas live auditions will be posted online. Please keep an eye on our overseas auditions page for details.

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.

PR China

Chinese Language Information

Click here to download a Chinese language brochure about the RNCM.

Students from China

The RNCM has long enjoyed strong links with PR China, and we attract teachers and students from China each year.

The College was delighted to recently welcome Lang Lang who gave a masterclass to some of our School of Keyboard Studies students.

Lang Lang

Alumni from China with successful international careers include: Li-Wei Qin (cellist), En Shao (conductor) and Jin Ju (pianist). You can read more about our successful alumni in the Chinese language brochure.

Partnerships

The RNCM has partnerships with a number of conservatoires in China. Click here for more information.

Live auditions in China

The RNCM will be holding live auditions in China; please visit the overseas auditions page for details.

Agent in China

The RNCM has an agent in China who can assist you with the application and audition process. His contact details are below:

Professor Song Yi (宋艺)
Tel: +86 13911212507 or 15901066228
Email: songyi783@hotmail.com

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements, including English Language requirements and information about our English Language Pre-Sessional Programme.

Additional information

We Are International has produced a video for students from China to provide insight into the visa application process. Click here to view the video.

Hong Kong

Live auditions in Hong Kong

Please visit our overseas auditions page for details.

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.

International Ambassador in Hong Kong

Prospective applicants from Hong Kong who would like an informal discussion about studying at the RNCM may contact our International Ambassador in Hong Kong, Mr Clarence Lam, on clarencesclam@gmail.com

Japan

Japanese Language Information

Click here to view the RNCM Japanese language brochure.

Partnerships

The RNCM has a partnership with Tokyo University of the Arts. To view the list of all the RNCM’s partner institutions, please click here.

If you require any further information, please contact international@rncm.ac.uk

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.

Russia

Live auditions in Russia

In recent years, the RNCM has conducted live auditions in Russia. Details of upcoming overseas live auditions will be posted online. Please keep an eye on our overseas auditions page for details.

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.

United States of America

Partnerships

The College currently has partnerships with institutions in USA. Click here to read more about our international partnerships.

Fees and finance

The Royal Northern College of Music is certified as eligible to process Federal Loans (Title IV). School Code: G23205 / 023205. OPE ID: 02320500.

Our Student Finance Manager has compiled a guide to funding for US applicants, which is available on our Fees and Funding page.

Live auditions in USA

In recent years, the RNCM has conducted live auditions in USA (most recently in New York and Chicago). Details of upcoming overseas live auditions will be posted online. Please keep an eye on our overseas auditions page for details.

Entrance requirements

Please visit our International Applications page for details of our entry requirements.