How to Apply

Applications for most RNCM programmes open in July each year and are completed via UCAS Conservatoires.

Once you’ve decided which course is right for you and you’re ready to start the process, you need to set up an account with UCAS Conservatoires.

Here, you’ll be asked to provide a personal statement (so that we can get to know you a little), your education history, any qualifications you’ve achieved and your academic and practical references. You’ll also need to pay your UCAS assessment fee for the audition. (As a guide, fees for September 2021 entry were £75 for all auditions and portfolio/recording assessments.)

Once you’ve completed and submitted your application, you can track its progress at any time via UCAS Track.

Apply and Track

2022 Entry

Applications for 2022 entry are now open via UCAS Conservatoires, and the deadline to submit on time is 1 October 2021.

The audition process for this year will be a two-stage process with online and in-person options. Please click here to learn more.

How to use Acceptd

Shortly after you have sent and paid for your UCAS Conservatoires application, you’ll receive an email about the next steps in the process. For most applicants, this will involve submitting supporting information via an online platform called Acceptd. Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to use it:

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