How to Apply

For entry to the BA (Hons) Design for Performance Theatre programme in September 2020, you will need to apply through UCAS (UCAS Undergraduate) at

Applying through UCAS

The UCAS Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R86 and the Course Code for BA (Hons) Design for Performance is W460.

The application fee for this service is £14 for one choice or £25 for more than one choice (for entry 2020).

If you are at a school or college in the UK, you will need to obtain a 'buzzword' from your teacher or careers advisor in order to register with UCAS. If you are an independent applicant, not at school or college, or if you live outside the UK, you should use the UCAS online application system.

You can find full instructions about applying through UCAS at Further advice and guidance is available from the UCAS Customer Service Unit on +44 (0) 871 468 0 468 open Monday to Friday between 08:30 and 18:00 hrs.

Personal Statements
We recommend that you pay particular attention to the information you provide in your personal statement on your application form in order to give us as full a picture as possible of your relevant experience and reasons for applying.

Application Dates

For entry in September 2020, you can submit applications through UCAS from May 2019. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2020. Applicants invited to interview will need to bring a portfolio of work to present. 

Interview Dates

Interviews are likely to place in February 2020. 

Applying from Outside the UK

You may find the following links useful:

Guide to undergraduate qualifications (translated into 13 languages)

UCAS information for International and EU students