MA Jazz: How to Apply

MA Jazz: How to Apply

For entry to the MA Jazz course, you must apply via UCAS Conservatoires. This service allows you apply to more than one conservatoire and track the progress of your application online. There is a one-off fee of £26.50 to use UCAS Conservatoires.

To start a new application, visit UCAS Conservatoires: Apply and Track.

The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R59 and the Course Code for the MA Jazz is 710F.



Application Dates

Applications open 15 July 2021
Applications close 1 October 2021


We will continue to accept applications after the closing date, but they will be treated as late. Please contact our Admissions Team before submitting a late application to check whether we still have vacancies.



For entry in September 2022, all candidates will be required to submit a recorded audition in support of their application. Recordings should be submitted by Monday 18 October 2021.


Audition Guidance

Please visit our audition guidance page for details of the audition process for this course.


Audition Fees

There is an audition fee of £63 for one instrument or £84 for two instruments.

We are committed to providing access to training for the most talented students, regardless of background or financial means. Our fee waiver policy is designed to support applicants for whom their financial circumstances may be a barrier to auditioning.



Please note that only applicants who apply by the closing date and submit their audition by 18 October 2021 will be considered for a scholarship.


Help and Advice from UCAS Conservatoires

If you need help with your application, you can also contact the UCAS Conservatoires Team by telephone on 0371 468 0 470 (if you’re in the UK) or +44 330 3330 232 (if you’re outside the UK).