Admissions & Application Guidance

The Royal College of Art welcomes applications from all over the world.

Online Applications are open. The deadline for Priority Applications has passed, however some programmes will consider late applications. Visit MA Application Process for late application deadlines for each programme.

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.

Please ensure that you read the MA Application Process or MPhil/PhD Application Process carefully when preparing your submission information.

If you are considering applying to the College for 2014/15, you can prepare for your application by researching the academic programmes offered by each of the Schools, accessing the Applications 2014/15 page and information under Fees & Funding

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.

Our Equal Opportunities Policy is accessible via the menu.