Applications for 2019/20

Applicants for all drama and dance programmes (except BA Performance in British Sign Language) should apply through UCAS Conservatoires.

The application fee is currently £25 (in addition to the audition fee), which allows up to six choices of programme of study. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland institution code is R58.

Application deadline

Please see below for further details:

  • BA Acting: 15 January 2019 (UK/EU) / 31 March 2019 (international)
  • BA Contemporary Performance Practice: 15 January 2019 (UK/EU) / 31 March 2019 (international)
  • BA Modern Ballet:  15 January 2019 (UK/EU) / 31 March 2019 (international)
  • BA Musical Theatre:  15 January 2019 (UK/EU) / 31 March 2019 (international)
  • BA Performance in British Sign Language and English: September 2021
  • MA Classical and Contemporary Text: 31 March 2019
  • MA Musical Theatre: 31 March 2019


Application and audition fee

The audition fee per programme is currently £55 and there is an application fee of £25.


All applications made before the programme’s specific closing date are guaranteed an audition/interview. We hold auditions at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at a number of locations around the UK and overseas. If you’re applying from outside the UK, we can accept auditions by recording for performance programmes, and, for non-performance programmes, you can submit your portfolio electronically and be interviewed remotely.

Please contact the Admissions team for further advice about the application process on admissions@rcs.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0)141 270 8265.