For entry to the Postgraduate Diploma in Orchestral Performance 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 Postgraduate Diploma in Orchestral Performance is 609F (intensive) or 610F (full time).
|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.
Please visit our audition guidance page for details of the audition process for this course.
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
- UCAS Conservatoires: getting started
- How to apply through UCAS Conservatoires
- How to write a UCAS Conservatoires personal statement
- Frequently asked questions
- UCAS Conservatoires: international students
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).