How to Apply

Early bird application  fees:

If you apply by 30 November, you can avail of the early bird application fee of €50. For applications made after the 1 December an application fee of €100 will be charged.

Application deadline 4 January 2022

Note: applicants for Diploma in Group and Community Music Teaching should follow this link: How to Apply (DipComm)

To find out more about matriculation, English language and other requirements, visit the following pages:
Entry Requirements (Undergraduate)
Entry Requirements (Postgraduate)

Your application for RIAM undergraduate and postgraduate will consist of:

  1. Online application 
  2. Audition & Interview 
    • Submission of recorded performance & written theory test online 
    • Online interview and ear tests

For more information on this process, please view the document below:

Online audition process, January 2022

A quick guide to recording your online performance

Applications, January 2022 (application deadline 4 January)

Online Auditions & Interviews 

Arising from the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are conducting online tertiary auditions for applications in January  2022. Undergraduate and Postgraduate candidates will be contacted after the  application deadline with information on the following 2 stage audition process: 

Recorded performance and written theory test, submission window 5 – 11 January 2022

Interviews and ear tests 24 – 28 January 2022