Undergraduate How to Apply

Find out how to apply for our undergraduate courses via UCAS and UCAS Conservatoires, and discover important information for students and applicants.

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The way you apply depends on what course you are applying for…

 

Classical and Jazz applicants apply via UCAS Conservatoires.

Popular, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Folk, Production, Film Music, Business and Foundation Degree applicants apply
via UCAS.

Read our 5-step application process below...

UCAS - All Courses (Except Classical & Jazz)

1. Apply for you chosen course(s) via UCAS

Sept 2018 – 15 Jan 2019 
Application website:
www.ucas.com
Institution code: L30
Course code: Read full list here.
Application deadline: The UCAS deadline for equal consideration is Tuesday 15 January 2019, but you can still apply after this date.

2. Your audition/interview

Oct 2018 – Apr 2019
Depending on your course/application you may be invited to an audition or interview.

Dates: Auditions/interviews take place Oct 2018 – April 2019

  • Week commencing 22 October 2018             
  • Week commencing 17 December 2018
  • Week commencing 11 February 2019
  • Week commencing 08 April 2019

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre will host auditions on the following dates:

  • Monday 18 February 2019
  • Friday 22 February 2019

Guides: Read our audition and interview guides here. 

3. Your offer

If you receive an offer it will either be conditional, based on you achieving certain academic and/or musical qualifications, or unconditional.  

4. Accept your offer

When you have heard from all your choices
Go to UCAS to accept your offer.
If it’s unconditional the place is yours.
If it’s conditional then it’s yours when you meet our entry requirements.  

5. Confirmation of your place

July – August 2019
When you receive your A Level/BTEC results you will receive confirmation of your place if you have met our entry requirements.  

Clearing

Mid August 2019
If you haven’t met our entry requirements, get in touch with us during Clearing. We may still accept you or be able to advise you on what to do next.

UCAS Conservatoires - Classical & Jazz Courses

1. Apply for you chosen course(s) via UCAS Conservatoires

July 2018 – 1 Oct 2018
Application website: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/conservatoires/ucas-conservatoires-apply-and-track
Institution code: L31
Course code: Read full list here.
Application deadline: The UCAS Conservatoires  deadline for equal consideration is Monday 1 October 20189, but you can still apply after this date.

2. Your audition

Oct 2018 – Apr 2018
Applicants will be required to complete an audition.

Dates: Auditions take place from Oct 2018:

  • Week commencing 22 October 2018             
  • Week commencing 17 December 2018
  • Week commencing 11 February 2019
  • Week commencing 08 April 2019

Guides: Read our audition guides here.

Costs: An audition fee is charged for all courses listed under UCAS Conservatoires.

3. Your offer

If you receive an offer it will either be conditional, based on you achieving certain academic and/or musical qualifications, or unconditional. 

4. Accept your offer

When you have heard back from all your choices
Go to UCAS to accept your offer.
If it’s unconditional the place is yours.
If it’s conditional then it’s yours when you meet our entry requirements. 

5. Confirmation of your place

July – August 2019
When you receive your A Level/BTEC results you will receive confirmation of your place if you have met our entry requirements. 

Clearing

Mid August 2019
If you applied elsewhere but do not have a place you can contact us during the clearing period to see if we have any spaces available on our courses.

Auditions/interviews

Most applicants will need to audition or interview for their place at Leeds College of Music. To find out more information, go to our Auditions and Interviews page.


Information for prospective and current students 

If you have any questions about any of the regulations or policies of Leeds College of Music, please email quality@lcm.ac.uk

Feedback

If you have any concerns or complaints during the admissions process, please contact us via http://www.lcm.ac.uk/feedback.

Policies and regulations

Student Protection Plan

As a higher education provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS), we must publish a Student Protection Plan which sets out how continuation of study will be preserved for current and potential students at Leeds College of Music.


Accreditation of prior learning (APL)

Applicants who have undertaken learning which has been formally assessed and certified by another educational institution or training provider, as well as applicants who have gained formal recognition of learning through other experience (e.g. in-house training programmes that are not externally assessed), may be able to use this towards their study at Leeds College of Music. The following document provides further information on the conservatoire’s APL application procedure.

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) PDF

Open Days

Find out what it’s like to study at Leeds College of Music by coming along to one of our Open Days.

As well as talks and tours specific to the courses you're interested in, you can also chat to members of our Student Support Team about your application, support for students with disabilities, tuition fees and more.

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