The website for prospective
and current music students in Ireland

Prospective Students

Please follow the links provided here for further information for prospective students

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Auditions/Entrance Tests

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Current Students

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Student News Music College and Department News Funding Opportunities Music Study Tips

International Students

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Conferences / Competitions /
Events

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Conferences Competitions Events

Audition/Entrance Test/Interview
Dates 2018

Notes: click here for links to relevant music colleges/departments: for applications to universities and colleges in the Republic of Ireland please also refer to http://www.cao.ie/ (except when applying to the RIAM, see below); for applications to universities in Northern Ireland please also refer to https://www.ucas.com/

Cork School of Music, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) BMus: Saturday 13 April 2019

BAPM: Thurs-Sat 11-13 April 2019

BATDS: Fri-Sat 12-13 April 2019

Dublin City University (DCU) Saturday 23 March

Saturday 6 April
TU Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama (formerly DIT) March 19th-22nd 2019
Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) 1-5 April 2019
Maynooth University (MU) Saturday 23 March

Wed-Thurs 1-2 May 2019
Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick (MIC) No requirement to attend entrance test or audition. Advisory Assessment during Week 1 of BA programme (September)
Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) No requirement to attend entrance test or audition. Application through UCAS
Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) Monday 28th January 2019

Monday-Thursday 28th to 31st January 2019
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Saturday 30 March 2019
University College Cork (UCC) TBC

University College Dublin (UCD) All students enter through CAO; prospective BMus students apply to transfer after first year in the BA
Irish World Academy, University of Limerick (UL) TBC
University of Ulster (UU) No requirement to attend entrance test or audition. Application through UCAS
Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) April 3-6 2019