Entrancerequirements

English language

If your first language is not English, you will be required to provide evidenceof your language ability before you begin your studies.Specific levels of the InternationalEnglish Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalentwill be required as detailedbelow:

 

Programme IELTS level
All entrants to the School of Music (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 6.0with no component below 5.5
BA Technical and Production Arts 6.5with no component below 5.5
BA Modern Ballet 5.5 with no component below 5.5
BA Production Arts and Design 6.5 with no component below 5.5
BA Filmmaking 6.5with no component below 5.5
BA Acting 7.5with a score of 7.5 in speaking
BA Contemporary Performance Practice 7.5with a score of 7.5 in speaking
BA Musical Theatre 7.5with a score of 7.5 in speaking
All Postgraduate Programmes in the School of Drama 7.5with a score of 7.5 in speaking
Research 7.0 with no component below 5.5

Other English Language qualifications will also be considered. Further information aboutarranging an English Language test can be found at:www.ielts.org

 

Academic requirements

Each course will have its own academic entrance requirement and you should look at the individual course pages for more information.For international students, we accept recognised equivalences, such as the following listed below. If you are unsure about your qualifications please get in touch with the Admissions team: admissions@rcs.ac.uk

  • Canada High School Diploma/Secondary School Diploma
  • USA High School Diploma/GED Certificate
  • South Korea General High School Diploma
  • China Senior High School Entrance Examination
  • Singapore 2 A Level passes/IB Diploma (score of 24 with 3 Higher passes)
  • Norway – Vitnemal videregaende opplaring (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate)
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