Arts Management (Full Time) at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama - UCAS

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Course summary

With its vocational focus, our arts management training equips you with the skills and experience needed for a career in the creative sector. Employability is at the heart of the programme and we work with more than thirty partner organisations, as well our own unique arts centre and conservatoire environment, to offer high quality, mentored work-based learning opportunities. Our graduates are highly sought after by industry. Since 2013, the programme has sustained 100% progression into industry roles across all arts management disciplines. There are three specialist pathways available:

  • General Arts Management
  • Creative Producing
  • Orchestral Management
As well as being suitable for recent graduates, the course is also suitable for mid-career professionals wishing to upskill or move into leadership roles – via our part-time attendance and APEL (Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning) options. The programme is available full-time over one year and part-time over two years. Please see our website for MA course deadlines. For more information, please see our website:

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Creative Producing
  • General Arts Management
  • Orchestral Management

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants whose first language is not English will need to gain an English language qualification. For more information, please see our website:

Entry requirements

Usual entry requirements include a degree in any subject. The College also considers applications from people have been working in the arts industry, usually with at least two years’ relevant experience. All applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the arts management professions. Final selection is made on the basis of an interview.

Additional entry requirements


Assessment locations

In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.

Single specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
China - ZL EstrellaNo fee charged
OnlineNo fee charged
UKEC ChinaNo fee charged

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
China - ZL EstrellaNot available at this location
OnlineNot available at this location
UKEC ChinaNot available at this location

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11900 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11900 Whole course
Scotland £11900 Whole course
Wales £11900 Whole course
Channel Islands £11900 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £11900 Whole course
EU £23300 Whole course
International £23300 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Arts Management (Full Time) at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama - UCAS