How to apply for 2024 entry

Discover the application process for 2024 entry

If you're looking to join us from September 2024, this year's process is different, see a summary of the process below.

  • UK & International applicants based outside of the US can apply via UCAS from Wednesday 12 July 2023.
  • US-based applicants can apply direct to LAMDA from 1 September 2023.

Find more detailed information and specific process requirements on the individual course pages. If you would like to apply for a short course, find out more about how to apply here.

If you have any questions or need help along the way, let us know at [email protected]

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    The process
    1. Start by finding a course for you

      Browse our range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses on our Explore Courses web page to find a course that's right for you.

    2. To apply for any course, visit the course page and start an application form

      There is a different application form depending on your location.

      UK and International applicants should apply via UCAS from 12 July 2023.

      US applicants should apply directly to LAMDA from 1 September 2023.

      To start an application for your chosen course, click on the Apply Now button that mentions your location on your chosen course page.

      Save the form as you go and then submit it, when you're ready.

    3. Submit your application and prepare for your audition/interview

      The next steps depend on your location and your course type. Some of our courses require an audition, while others require an interview. If your course requires an interview (BA (Hons) or BA top-up Production & Technical Arts or MA Directing) you will be notified after submitting your initial application form.

      If you're based in the UK or outside of the US, you'll be asked to submit a self-tape which will be used as your first-round audition. 

      If you're based in the US you'll be offered an in-person audition as part of our North America Tour.

    4. If you're successful, prepare for your second stage audition

      If you're based in the UK or outside of the US and your self-tape is successful you'll be invited to a recall (second-stage audition) in-person at LAMDA.

      If you're based in the US and your in-person first round audition is successful, you will be invited to an in-person recall (second-stage audition) in New York or Los Angeles at a later date.

    5. Refer to the specific course page for further important information

      The course page will feature all of the relevant information on the application, interview/audition process, alongside entry criteria.

      It also includes tips on how to make the most of the process and how to prepare effectively.

    Further information

    We are striving to make our interviews, auditions and training accessible to all and we endeavour to support any access needs that you require in order to audition or interview for LAMDA. The best way for us to tailor your audition or interview to your needs is to add any detail or requests into your application form and we will strive to accommodate these.

    Equally if you require support completing your application form or have any questions, contact us via [email protected]

    We are returning to the United States to host in person auditions for our acting courses. View the location and tour dates when announced, here.

    Make sure you review our Terms and Conditions before submitting your application. Please note that LAMDA does not require references as part of your application.