Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives the public the right of access to recorded information from the Royal Academy of Music.

Publication Scheme

Many documents can be accessed via this website or are made available, on request, by email or in paper copy. Please see our Freedom of Information Publication Scheme which also outlines our charging policy and lists disclosure exemptions.


A dataset is a collection of factual information e.g. raw or source data that has been obtained, or recorded, by public authority in connection with the provision of a service. The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 requires all public authorities to release datasets, disclosed as a result of Freedom of Information Act requests, in re-usable electronic format. The Academy provides these datasets for use under the Open Government Licence (OGL).

You can view or download datasets disclosed by the Royal Academy of Music here:

Student data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Counselling Service: Student appointments 
  • Students with learning and mental health disabilities 
  • Academic Malpractice Committee statistics 
  • Student enrolment (undergraduate and postgraduate programmes) 
  • Hardship fund especially allocated to assist students with accommodation costs 
  • Royal Academy of Music undergraduate degree classifications 
  • Royal Academy of Music undergraduate students by domicile (Home/EU/International) 
  • Undergraduate Programme student applications  
  • Number of students enrolled on postgraduate and taught masters courses at the Royal Academy of Music 
  • Students by area of principal study (combined undergraduate and postgraduate programmes) 

Staff data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Academic staff data 
  • All staff data

Financial data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Expenditure on temporary staff agency suppliers
  • Investment portfolio of Academy's endowment fund manager
  • Library charges


Most of the Academy’s decision-making takes place within committees. These are formal groups which have a specific purpose and membership. The Academy’s committee structure can be made available upon request and illustrates the relationship between committees. Committee agendas, papers, minutes and reports are also available on request; exemptions permitting.

The Regulations of the Royal Academy of Music provide a framework under which the education provided by the Academy is delivered and administered. This publication is revised annually and contains the following sections: General Regulations, Academic Regulations, Examination Regulations, Special Circumstances Regulations, Programme Regulations, University of London Regulation, Academy Research Degree Regulations and Library Regulations. A copy of the regulations is available on our Policies and Procedures page.

How to enquire

If your enquiry is of a more specific nature, you are asked to submit your request in writing. Upon receiving your written request we will inform you of whether we hold the information, and if so, aim to provide it to you within 20 working days.

Please submit your request to: David Piper, Management Information Coordinator, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT or email If you have any related enquiries, you can also contact us by telephone on 020 7873 7361.

Please note: if your enquiry relates to an application to study at the Royal Academy of Music please email our Student Registry department at

Our Freedom of Information Act complaints policy can be accessed here (PDF)

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Please note that requests for access to personal information are considered under the Data Protection Act 1998.