Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • RCM's Registry and Student Services staff provide advice and support for international students across a range of practical subjects including visas and immigration, opening bank accounts, accommodation, financial advice or on how to make the most of their time at the RCM and in the UK.

English Language Requirements

  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate that their level of English language ability meets the Royal College of Music’s minimum requirements in order for their application to be accepted.
  • If students require a visa to study at the RCM, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) will also need to see proof of their English language abilities when students make their visa application.

Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £22,400 £23,100
Mixed - -
Laboratory - -
Clinical - -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?