Professional Diploma (Repetiteur) at Royal Academy of Music, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

The application deadline for this course is 12 January 2024, midday UK time. The deadline for uploading your Round One videos is 19 January 2024, midday UK time. Royal Academy Opera offers opportunities for keyboard players wanting to specialise as répétiteurs. These Professional Diploma students work in a wide variety of repertoire (spanning the 17th to the 21st centuries) in a variety of languages, closely guided and coached by the highly distinguished professors and directors of the Royal Academy Opera and Vocal Faculty. Our singing and opera professors are dedicated teachers and active performers with professional musical careers of all kinds. Candidates may be recommended for a Repetiteur Fellowship depending on their audition assessment and their immigration status. You can find details about this on

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

  • Repetiteur

Assessment method

Please see the information on

How to apply

*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

At the Academy we pride ourselves on our diverse international community. Over 800 students study here every year, with around sixty different nationalities from all over the world.; For details about how to submit your First Round items. please see : Repetiteur section.

Entry requirements

A Masters-level qualification (RQF level 7) in an area closely-related to the proposed specialism, or an APEL equivalent.

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Minimum score of 5.5 in every section of the test for candidates who need a student visa.
PTE Academic59Minimum score of 59 in every section of the test for candidates who need a student visa.
TOEFL (iBT)72Minimum scores for Reading: 18, Listening: 17, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17 for candidates who need a student visa.

We accept IELTS Online, TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Home Edition. PTE Academic, PTE Academic Online and Cambridge C1 Advanced.

English Language requirements are published on our website.

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
LondonNo fee charged
Video Recording: UploadNo fee charged

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
LondonNot available at this location
Video Recording: UploadNot available at this location

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Additional information

The application deadline for this course is 12 January 2024. All First Round assessments will be made by video submission so you should, by midday UK time on 19 January, upload into Acceptd the items specified on : Repetiteur section. You will hear during February if you have been called for the Second Round which will take place in early March. Candidates for this course do not need to provide a Prof Dip Specialist Proposal.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are available on

Sponsorship information

Entrance Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit following entrance assessment during our advertised audition sessions. There is no separate scholarship application process, and entrance scholarship awards are confirmed in candidates' offer details. You can find more details about financial support on

Professional Diploma (Repetiteur) at Royal Academy of Music, University of London - UCAS