Applying

Application pack and information

If you are having difficulty downloading the application form then please contact faculty@rad.org.uk.

Completed applications should be sent to: Admissions Officer, Faculty of Education, Royal Academy of Dance, 36 Battersea Square, London, SW11 3RA, UK.

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For programmes that require application via RAD National Offices, here is a list of contact details.

Concessionary Entry 

Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies
Applicants without formal classical ballet qualifications (Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1, Advanced 2, Intermediate, or an equivalent examination from a recognised dance teaching society) should provide a video/DVD to support their application.  Fees for concessionary entry, can be found on the Fees and Funding page.

Diploma in Dance Teaching Studies
Applicants without formal qualifications (the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies, or an equivalent level 4 dance teaching qualification) should provide a video/DVD and supporting evidence to support their application. Fees for concessionary entry, can be found on the Fees and Funding page.

BA (Hons) Dance Education
Applicants without formal dance qualifications (Intermediate or higher vocational examination in any dance genre from a recognised dance teaching society or A-level dance) should provide a video/DVD to support their application.  Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements, will be required to complete a concessionary entry essay.  Fees for concessionary entry, can be found on the Fees and Funding page.

Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching)

Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements, will be required to complete a concessionary entry essay.
Applicants who do not meet the teaching requirements, will be required to complete a concessionary video/DVD to support their application.
Fees for concessionary entry, can be found on the Fees and Funding page.

Application checklist

Before sending your application, it is important that you check the following:

  • Have you completed every section of the application form fully and accurately?
  • Have you enclosed the Reference form(s) completed and signed by your chosen referee(s)?
  • Have you enclosed the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form?
  • Have you enclosed copies of your highest dance/dance teaching qualifications?
  • Have you enclosed copies of your university entrance examinations?
  • If English is your second language, have you completed the appropriate English language test and enclosed the test report with your application?

For any further queries on the application process please email faculty@rad.org.uk

Additional Application Evidence