Registration for 2023 entry to the BA (Hons) in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre is now open.

Applying to Urdang is different to other undergraduate courses so please read the steps below carefully. They explain the application and audition process as well as how UCAS fits in.

If you have any enquiries please email urdang.admissions@city.ac.uk.

How do I apply to Urdang?

  1. From late September register your email address and choose a password to start an online application. You will be emailed an activation link, so do check your spam/junk folders for this.
  2. Complete the online full-time courses application form with your personal details and upload the requested headshot. This does not have to be a professional photograph.
  3. You will receive confirmation via email.
  4. You will be allocated a first-round audition date and be told what to wear and prepare for the audition day via email (a record of all communications can be found under ‘Messages’ when you log into your account). You will be asked to take part in a ballet class, a jazz class and to perform at least one song from a musical and an acting monologue of your choice.
  5. Log back in to confirm your audition date. (We cannot process your application without this, but you can select an alternative date).
  6. Attend your audition on the confirmed date. The day usually lasts from 8:30am to around 6.00pm. You must arrive on time at our Old Finsbury Town Hall building.
  7. Urdang will confirm by email within 14 days whether your audition was successful or unsuccessful. Unfortunately, we are unable to give feedback.
  8. If your audition is successful, you will either be offered a place on our Degree course OR be invited back to a RECALL audition. There is no guarantee of a place at this audition.
  9. If required login and confirm your recall audition date.
  10. If required attend your recall audition on the confirmed date.
  11. Urdang will confirm by email within 14 days whether your recall audition was successful or unsuccessful.
  12. Once you have made your UCAS application, offer-holders will also receive an official offer letter from City, University of London with the academic conditions of your offer via email and your UCAS record will be updated.
  13. You must then log in to provisionally accept or decline your place within 14 days OR tell us you need more time to consider. This is in order for us to manage the limited spaces we have on each course.  You will also be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire. If you do not accept by the deadline you may be placed on a waiting list for a place. We will be in touch later in the year should a suitable place become available.
  14. You must also accept or decline your place on UCAS or select us as your insurance place.
  15. Conditional offers will become unconditional once the required grades are achieved.
  16. International offer-holders will have to meet all UK Student Visa requirements.

UCAS Applications

You will also have to make a separate UCAS application, using the codes below.

Institution Code: C60
Course Code: W4UA
Campus Code: A

Your application for entry in September 2023 should arrive at UCAS between September 2022 and 25th January 2023.

Applications that arrive after 25th January 2023 will be considered only at City’s discretion.

International entry

As a part of City, University of London, Urdang is part of a diverse, international community of students, and we welcome applications from around the world.

We have Home Office approval to teach students at all City, University of London sites, including Finsbury Town Hall.

For all details on visa applications and enquiries please see our Student Visa pages for more details.

Ocran Leah head shot

“Not only did I find friends I will cherish for life at Urdang, I also found my confidence. Urdang taught me how to believe in myself whilst strengthening me into the performer I am today.”
Leah St Luce

Graduate 2018 – Diploma Track A

Apply now

Registration for 2023 entry to the BA (Hons) in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre is now open.

The application process to Urdang is different from other undergraduate courses, so please read carefully the stages above which include how to apply and what to expect at each stage of the audition process. We also explain how the UCAS process fits in.

Apply now for 2023 entry