How to Apply

To apply for entry to the MA Arts Management programme in September 2020, you will need to use the UCAS Conservatoires service at

Applying Through UCAS Conservatoires

As the UCAS Conservatoires (previously CUKAS) system was originally set up to handle applications for music programmes at UK Conservatoires, please read the important information below to help you complete your application.

  • The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R59 and the Course Code for MA Arts Management is 705F (full time study) and 700P (part time study).
  • When applying, you will be required to select a main specialism/discipline, please select drama production for an MA Arts Management programme.
  • You will be asked for details of your 'practical/music referee'. For the Arts Management programme, this should be a practical reference written by your lecturer, Head of Department, or any other person who can comment on your skills & abilities in a relevant context.

You will find guidance on using this service at or you can contact the UCAS Conservatoires Customer Service Unit on +44 (0) 871 468 0 470 (Monday to Friday, 08:30 and 18:00 hrs).

The website will allow you to manage your application using a unique username and password. You can access the service 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world to create, submit and monitor the progress of your application.

There is a one-off registration fee of £25 (for entry 2019).

Applications Dates

We would strongly advise that you apply before the end of March 2020. We will continue to accept applications for this course for as long as vacancies remain.  

Personal Statement

We recommend that you pay particular attention to the information you provide in your personal statement on your application form in order to give us as full a picture as possible of your relevant experience and reasons for applying.

Applying from Outside the UK

There is a UCAS Conservatoire Guide for international applicants.