Admissions & Application Guidance

The Royal College of Art welcomes applications from all over the world. For more information on the application process, see below.

Online applications for 2015/16 entry are now open.

If you are considering applying to the College for 2015/16, you can prepare for your application by researching the academic programmes offered by each of the Schools, accessing the Applications 2015/16 page and information under Fees & Funding

The criteria for acceptance are talent and potential, along with the commitment and the ambition to make a difference within an art or design discipline.

In this section, you will find details about what is required to make an MA or Research application to the College, along with dates and deadlines and information about entry requirements.

You are welcome to visit the College during the application period: please note the dates and times of programme Open Days, along with contact information for each programme.

You can apply online from 1 November 2014. All programmes welcome enquiries regarding MA, MPhil and PhD study throughout the year. 

Our Equal Opportunities Policy is accessible via the menu.