For our full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, please apply using the guidance below.

Want to apply to one of our full-time undergraduate programmes of study?

Full time Undergraduate Programmes Apply by 15 January 2021
For full-time higher education undergraduate programmes, please apply online through UCAS.
UCAS applicants will need to provide: The institution name for the Royal Academy of Dance which is RAD
The institution code for the Royal Academy of Dance which is R55
The course code for your chosen programme: BA (Hons) Ballet Education: W540
BA (Hons) Dance Education: W541
Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education: W590
Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education: W591

The UCAS website provides a step-by-step guide to submitting your application including video guides and advice on completing your personal statement. You can also keep track of the progress of your application. For general enquiries and information on the application procedure please contact UCAS on +44 (0)371 468 0 468 for undergraduate applications.

If you are an international student you might also be able to get help from your local British Council Office.

UCAS website

Want to apply to one of our full-time postgraduate programmes of study?

Full-time Postgraduate Programmes Apply from September 2020
For the PGCE:DT with QTS, please apply online using the link below. We will accept applications for this programme until all places are filled.

If you’re looking to apply, you will need to use the Department for Education’s ‘Find postgraduate teacher training’ service.

You can search for the Royal Academy of Dance by name or by institution code R55.

Dept for Education


All students are required to abide by the procedures and regulations of the Royal Academy of Dance and, for validated programmes, the University of Bath. The General Regulations of the Faculty of Education can be found on the Regulations page and are made available to each student upon enrolment.

Those applying for a University of Bath validated programme should read this guidance document .


If we still have places available on our full-time undergraduate programmes after conditional and unconditional offers have been made these will be listed under clearing on the UCAS website. Clearing is available from July to September each year.

If you are interested in applying for one of our programmes through clearing please contact registry or UCAS clearing directly.

Part-time Distance Learning and RAD Awards