International Applicants

Interested in coming to LAMDA? Applications now open for 2022/23 entry

We welcome students from all around the globe. Moving to a new country can seem daunting, but also full of exciting new possibilities. We’re here to help make the journey a bit easier so that you can settle into London life with ease.

From Visas and financial support to where to stay, find out more about visiting the UK for potentially the first time and how we support all of our applicants and students.

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Information on Visas 

Funding for International applicants & students

Audition process for those outside of the US

If your course requires an audition [BA (Hons) Professional Acting, Mfa Professional Acting or MA Classical Acting] International applicants will follow the UK Audition process, if they do not live in the US. The first round audition is a self tape submission. Only recalls will take place in person in London, making our first round incredibly flexible.

Audition fees:
£15 first round self tape audition
£36 recall audition if you are successful in the first round

How to apply for all courses

The Audition Process for 2022 entry

From the US?

If you are applying for the BA (Hons) Professional Acting, Mfa Professional Acting or MA Classical Acting we will be holding in person auditions for applicants who live in North America. There may be some exceptions, for example if you are travelling to the US at the time of the auditions, you may wish to audition in there, the US fee of £88 will apply for anyone auditioning in the US at our in person auditions.

View our brochure designed for US based applicants.

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If you do not live in North America, follow the UK audition process. All applicants globally are able to apply by submitting a self tape.

The US Auditions for 2022 entry 

English Language requirements

In order to train on this course, you should have a level of English that is approximately IELTS 6.0 or equivalent English Language experience. If you are unsure, our admissions team can assess this over the phone.

Housing in London

Coming to a new city? Read our tips on finding accommodation in London.

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What support and pastoral care is on offer for students?

We have a Student Wellbeing Manager, Race Equality Officer, Lead Practitioner (Inclusive Practice) and Student Services Manager there to assist students and applicants. Once you arrive at LAMDA you'll also benefit from the support of a Personal Tutor and Student Reps.

Q&A with an international student on our Semester Classical Acting Programme