Apply & Audition

Applications for Leeds Conservatoire Degrees are made through UCAS in most cases.

All applicants must demonstrate their strengths in their chosen specialism – methods we use to assess this include auditions, interview and portfolios. We’ve prepared handy course by course guides for prospective international students

Apply for Classical and Jazz

Visit UCAS Conservatoires and register your details. You can then apply by entering the relevant institution code and course codes.

For Classical and Jazz, the institution code for Leeds Conservatoire is L31 and the course codes are:

 

Classical & Jazz Course Codes
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical) - 305F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Folk) - W314
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Jazz) - 412F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Popular) - 204F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Production) - 502F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Classical) with Foundation Year - W30F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz) - 403F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Classical) - 706F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Folk) - W317
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Popular) - 303F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Production) - 908F
  • BA (Hons) Music (Jazz) with Foundation Year - W37F

Apply for Acting, Actor Musician and Musical Theatre

Visit UCAS and register your details. You can then apply by entering the relevant institution code and course codes.

For degrees in Acting, Actor Musician and Musical Theatre the institution code for Leeds Conservatoire is L30 and the course codes are:

Acting, Actor Musician and Musical Theatre Course Codes
  • BA (Hons) Acting - W320
  • BA (Hons) Actor Musician - W321
  • BA (Hons) Musical Theatre - W311

Apply for Music Business, Music Production, Film, Folk, Popular and Songwriting

Visit UCAS and register your details. You can then apply by entering the relevant institution code and course codes.

For degrees in Business, Popular, Production, Film Music, Folk, Songwriting and Foundation Degrees the institution code for Leeds Conservatoire is L30 and the course codes are:

Business, Popular, Production, Film Music, Folk, Songwriting and Foundation Degrees Course Codes
  • BA (Hons) Music (Business) - 4R5T
  • BA (Hons) Music (Film Music) - W3W3
  • BA (Hons) Music (Film Music) with Foundation Year - W3W4
  • BA (Hons) Music (Folk) - W309
  • BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Classical) - W316
  • BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Jazz) - W317
  • BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Popular) - W318
  • BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Production) - W319
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular) - W302
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Classical) - 7M2L
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Folk) - W312
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Jazz) -2Q4A
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Production) - 9Y5T
  • BA (Hons) Music (Popular) with Foundation Year - W3W2
  • BA (Hons) Music (Production) - W301
  • BA (Hons) Music (Production with Classical) - 8U4D
  • BA (Hons) Music (Production with Folk) - W315
  • BA (Hons) Music (Production with Jazz) - 3Q9X
  • BA (Hons) Music (Production with Popular) - 5W2D
  • BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting) - W310
  • BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting) with Foundation Year - W3J4
  • Foundation Degree (FdA) Music Production - W306
  • Foundation Degree (FdA) Electronic Music Production - W307

 

Next Steps

Your Audition
Oct 2020 – Apr 2021

See our auditions tab above for guidelines and timeframes. 

Your Offer
If you receive an offer it will either be conditional, based on you subsequently meeting academic, English and/or musical requirements, or unconditional. 

Accept Your Offer (Classical and Jazz)
Go to UCAS Conservatoires 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. 

Accept Your Offer (All other courses)
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. 

Tier 4 Visa
July 2020

If you require a Tier 4 Visa you will need to accept your offer, meet all of the entry requirements and pay us 50% of your tuition fees. We can then issue your CAS, which you need to get your Visa.

You should allow enough time to complete your visa application – a lot of documentation is required and the process cannot be rushed.

 

There are two ways to make a Postgraduate application to Leeds Conservatoire: 

1. UCAS Conservatoires

p>If you are applying via UCAS Conservatoires, you will need the following codes:

UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code

L31

UCAS Conservatoires Course Codes

  • MA Music - W33F
  • PGDip Music - W41F
  • MA Dramaturgy - W44F
  • MA Musical Direction - W45F
  • MA Musical Theatre Company - W42F
  • MA Musical Theatre Creatives - W43F

2. Direct Application Form

Alternatively you can apply directly to Leeds Conservatoire via our Postgraduate Direct Application Form.

Next Steps

Your Audition
See our auditions tab above for guidelines and timeframes. 

Your Offer
If you receive an offer it will either be conditional, based on you subsequently meeting academic, English and/or musical requirements, or unconditional. 

Accept Your Offer
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. 

Tier 4 Visa
July 2020

If you require a Tier 4 Visa you will need to accept your offer, meet all of the entry requirements and pay us 50% of your tuition fees. We can then issue your CAS, which you need to get your Visa.

You should allow enough time to complete your visa application – a lot of documentation is required and the process cannot be rushed.

Leeds Conservatoire occasionally auditions applicants overseas.

If you register to attend an audition in your country then instead of applying through UCAS, you will be given an in-country application form, which you must complete either before your audition or no later than one day afterwards.

Our in-country application form is simple and easy to complete. It is not available to download due its limited usage compared with our normal application route.

To find out when and where our overseas auditions are taking place, please see our In Your Country page. Staff at overseas schools are also welcome to request an audition on their premises – we usually conduct a few auditions directly at schools per year. For more information please email international@lcm.ac.uk. The registration process will vary depending on the event.

For more details on what happens at an overseas audition, please see our Auditions tab, above. 

Next Steps

Your Offer
If you receive an offer it will either be conditional, based on you subsequently meeting academic, English and/or musical requirements, or unconditional. 

Accept Your Offer
If you would like to study with us in Leeds, please email internationaladmissions@lcm.ac.uk to tell us that you 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. 

Tier 4 Visa
July 2020

If you require a Tier 4 Visa you will need to accept your offer, meet all of the entry requirements and pay us 50% of your tuition fees. We can then issue your CAS, which you need to get your Visa.

You should allow enough time to complete your visa application – a lot of documentation is required and the process cannot be rushed.

Audition Process - About Online Submission

Applicants to certain courses at Leeds Conservatoire will need to audition, interview or submit a portfolio of work. Most applicants submit audition, interview and portfolio materials online. Your materials will be assessed by our curriculum teams.

Find out more about the audition process, and download subject-specific audition guides:

Undergraduate Auditions

Postgraduate Auditions

 

In-Country Auditions

Until further notice, all applicants will be asked to submit audition, interview and portfolio materials online.

Find out more about auditions, interviews and portfolios, including subject-specific guides:

Undergraduate Auditions
Postgraduate Auditions

Leeds Conservatoire occasionally holds auditions overseas. These may be open, or delivered exclusively through a school or other organisation – our In your Country page will give details of our overseas auditions if they become available.

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