If you’d like to study music in London at ICMP in 2024, then we encourage you to start thinking about submitting your UCAS application as soon as possible. 

The latest deadlines for applying to study with us via UCAS in 2024 are below, alternatively you can apply using our direct application form:

  • 31 January 2024 for 2024 entry at 18:00 (UK time) – for the majority of courses via UCAS
  • All applications received after 30 June are entered into Clearing.
  • If you receive your last decision on or before 16 May 2024, your reply date is 6 June 2024 (except if you're using Extra to find a place).

What is UCAS?

UCAS is the “Universities and Colleges Admissions Service” this is a centralised application service that serves most UK University level courses at Undergraduate level. You can find them at www.ucas.com

Open Days

Tour of our industry-leading facilities, find out all about life at ICMP, watch our students perform, and have all your questions answered. 

Book Today

How does the UCAS Application system work?

To apply to study at ICMP through UCAS, you'll first need to register at ucas.com, when you apply through UCAS you’ll be asked to submit up to five options for the courses that you’d like to study. All ICMP courses are listed on the UCAS website along with the course and campus codes that you'll need to use on your application - UCAS course codes can also be found on course pages here on our website or within the course blocks below.

The initial UCAS deadline for applicants is known as the 'On-Time' deadline is now Wednesday 31st January at 6pm (GMT). However, applications continue to be accepted via the UCAS system all the way through to the end of August, these simply enter into different application/response cycles. Our Admissions Team can explain this to you in further detail. 

What to include in your UCAS application

You will need to include the following on your UCAS application:

  • A full list of all your academic achievements, including any qualifications you may currently be studying
  • A Personal Statement (maximum of 4,000 characters)
  • A reference from either a teacher, tutor or employer 

For further information relating to UCAS application, and writing your personal statement, we recommend you visit the UCAS website where you'll find a wealth of resources and advice.

What happens after I've applied?

Once your UCAS application has been received, we’ll invite you in for an audition/assessment. After your audition, one of our Admissions Advisors will speak with you about your audition so that you can get some instant feedback on how you performed, and find out what happens next. 

If your audition/assessment is successful, you’ll either be provided with a ‘conditional offer’ (pending until we receive your exam results) or an ‘unconditional offer’ (you’ve met the entry criteria for the course and don’t need to supply any additional information). Offers will be announced via UCAS’s ‘Track’ facility.

Need help?

If you need help completing your UCAS application, or have questions about the process, please contact our Admissions Team on 020 7328 0222 or enquiries@icmp.ac.uk who will be happy to help.

Register with UCAS

International applicants

If you are applying from outside of the UK our Admissions Team are on hand to guide you through a direct application process. We can also organise remote auditions and assessments via Skype.

Please contact us on +44 20 7328 0222 or email enquiries@icmp.ac.uk for further details.

Audio Engineering

BA (Hons) Audio Engineering & Production

If you’re keen to launch a professional recording studio career as an audio engineer or music producer, our BA (Hons) Audio Engineering & Production course will teach you everything you need to know to an advanced level. You’ll become competent at using the latest specialist studio equipment and technology, and will be confident working with musicians and artists to produce the highest quality recordings across a range of recording studio environments.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: W101

Music Production

BA (Hons) Creative Music Production

The BA (Hons) Creative Music Production course is a thorough, well-rounded exploration of both the practical and theoretical aspects of music production, and has been specifically designed for those looking to launch a career as a professional music producer. You’ll become proficient in using top industry-standard hardware and software in live, studio and digital music making settings, and will learn how microphones work, how to use PAs, how to record a variety of different instruments, how to use a mixing desk and how to master.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: W100

Music Business

BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship

The BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship is an energetic hands-on course for those wanting to establish a career as an entrepreneur within the music and wider creative industries. Your natural creativity and entrepreneurial spirit will be actively encouraged while you work on actual industry projects and collaborate with fellow student artists from the rich ICMP talent pool. During your time with us, you’ll develop practical skills in event management, video editing, social media, graphic design and pitching; all aimed at allowing you to graduate ‘career-ready’.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: BAEM

Creative Musicianship

BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship

The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship is a practical, highly creative degree which aims to identify and explore your unique ‘creative voice’, while providing you with the skills necessary to become a successful self-producing creative artist and versatile musician. On this fun and diverse course you’ll learn to compose, produce and perform your own music, and will leave with the drive, marketing skills and networking contacts to take your professional career to the next level.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: W3C5


BA (Hons) Songwriting

The BA (Hons) Songwriting is a practical industry-led course for those looking to become professional songwriters. Each week, you’ll explore the art and craft of contemporary songwriting, and will write at least two songs to brief which cover a range of topics, styles, genres and approaches. You’ll collaborate with other ICMP students to showcase your material and will engage in regular small group feedback sessions. You’ll graduate with a deep understanding of the discipline of songwriting, solid production skills and an impressive repertoire of work.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: W3W8

Elextronic Music Production

BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production

Explore the exhilarating world of live electronic performance technologies and embark on a transformative journey across this BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production degree. Develop your knowledge of performance tools, synthesisers and signal processors, while elevating your skills in sampling, sound design, mixing, and mastering. Over three years of study on this electronic music course in London, you’ll gain insight into the digital craftsmanship that shapes today’s electronic music scene, as you delve into the multitude of techniques and approaches used by iconic electronic music artists.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: W103

Live Event & Festival Management

BA (Hons) Live Event and Festival Management

The BA (Hons) Live Event and Festival Management degree is a groundbreaking programme with the ever-changing live music ecosystem at its heart. Developed in consultation with key bodies of the live events industry, this highly practical contemporary course will connect you to the cutting edge of the fast-moving and constantly evolving live events sector. You’ll be encouraged to look to the future to see what’s possible, as you collaborate on real-world projects and build impressive creative, business, management and innovation skills.

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: BALM

Music Marketing

BA (Hons) Music Marketing

Whether you’re a music-loving marketer wanting to break into the industry or a musician aiming to chart your singles, our BA (Hons) Music Marketing course will give you the toolkit and experience to develop audience and fan communities through smart and innovative marketing. Across this three-year degree, accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), you’ll learn groundbreaking music marketing techniques to help you dominate your niche, while exploring the intricacies of today’s artist/fan communities and tomorrow’s developing trends.  

Find out more

UCAS CODES: Institution: i25 | Course: DMMM