For entry to the postgraduate conducting programme, you will
need to apply via UCAS Conservatoires at www.ucas.com/conservatoires.
The UCAS Conservatoires application system is separate from the
main UCAS Undergraduate application system. If you wish to
apply to conservatoires and universities within UCAS, you will need
to register for both services.
There is a one-off fee of £25 to register to use UCAS
Conservatoires and £25 to register for UCAS Undergraduate (for
If you wish to begin a new UCAS Conservatoires application, you
will need to register
here, or read
UCAS Conservatoires’ Five Step Application Guide.
If you have already registered with UCAS Conservatoires, you can
or track your application here.
The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh
College of Music & Drama is R59.
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The closing date for on-time applications is 1 October
We will continue to accept applications after 1 October
2019 although these applications will be treated as late
applications. Please contact our Admissions Team before submitting
a late application to check whether we still have vacancies.
If you need assistance with your application, you can contact
the UCAS Conservatoires Team by telephone (Monday to Friday, 08:30
– 18:00). Phone 0371 468 0 470 from within the UK or +44 330 3330
232 if you are calling from overseas.
You may also find the following links useful:
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama charges an audition
administration fee of £63 (one instrument) and £84 (two
instruments). The audition fee for late applications, received
after 1 October 2019, is £68.
The College is committed to providing access to training for the
most talented students regardless of background or financial means.
The College’s fee
waiver policy is designed to support applicants for whom their
financial circumstances may be a barrier to auditioning.
Auditions for conducting programmes usually take place outside
the main October and November audition period.
Audition Guidance for entry 2020.
Please note that only applicants who apply by the deadline
of 1 October 2019 and audition in the autumn will be
considered for a scholarship. Applicants auditioning via recording
must submit their recorded audition by 1 November 2019 to be
considered for a scholarship.
Applying from Outside the UK
Additional information for international applicants can be found
in our international section and UCAS
Conservatoires have a
guide for international applicants.