Open Days

Open Days are held at the Royal College of Art between November and January of each academic year, to enable applicants to visit the College and meet staff and students. Each programme has one or two Open Days, so that you get a chance to ask any questions you may have before applying. 

Dates of individual programme Open Days will be provided below, along with contact details for enquiries. Please email the administrator to register unless noted below.

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, and accessing the following pages: Applications, Application Guidance, and Fees & Funding.

School of Design

Global Innovation Design will be hosting Open Days on 4 November 2014 and 9 December 2014, from 1.30 to 6pm. Contact for further details and to register.

Innovation Design Engineering will be hosting Open Days on 4 November 2014 and 11 December 2014, from 1.30 to 5pm. Booking is essential; contact for further details and to register.

School of Fine Art

The School of Fine Art, including Painting, PhotographyPrintmaking and Sculpture, will be hosting Open Days on 12 November 2014 and 26 November 2014. Contact for further details. No need to register.


ResearchRCA will be hosting an Open Day for prospective MPhil and PhD students on 4 November 2014, from 2 to 5pm. See the event listing for a full programme the day. Contact to register.

Please note applications for 2015/16 entry to the RCA open on 1 November 2014, and the priority deadline for research applications is 1 December 2014.


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