Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

It is common for applicants to have a lot of questions during the Clearing period and if you don’t know what you’re doing, the process can often seem overwhelming. That’s why LCCM are here to help! Have a look at the list of Q&As below and if you can’t find what you’re looking for – don’t hesitate to get in touch. At LCCM we are always happy to support you.

Q. I didn’t get the results I needed, what should I do next?

A. Fear not! You can keep track of your applications and find out whether you’ve been offered a place on your chosen course via UCAS Track.

If you are offered a place, now is the time to celebrate! Joining instructions will be sent to you via email and you can begin the enrolment process.

However, if you are not offered a place, there may still be some options available. Get in contact with us at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email to discuss your options. Our team are always happy to offer guidance and support and we may even be able to make you a verbal offer at this point.

After your phone call, check UCAS Track and refer yourself to LCCM through UCAS Track by adding us as your choice. The dropdown menu that allows you to do this will be available on the site from 3pm onwards on results day. Keep checking UCAS Track for the status of our offer; please note that it may take some time for this to change to ‘confirmed’.

Joining instructions will then be sent to you via email and you can begin your LCCM journey! Don’t forget to contact student finance and let them know right away that your institution has changed. 

Q. I’ve applied through Clearing on UCAS but have heard nothing. What should I do?

A. Log into UCAS Track and check that you have added the course and institution details to your clearing application. Some updates occur overnight, so please allow 24 hours for your application to be processed.

Q. I’ve been offered a place through clearing. When will I get confirmation of this?

A. We will send you a confirmation email on the day we make an offer. Please check your spam folder too! If you haven’t heard from us by the following morning, call us at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email

Q. I’ve received my confirmation email. What do I do now?

A. You have 24 hours to confirm your offer through UCAS Track. You’ll need to log into your UCAS account to confirm this before the offer expires.

Q. When will I find out about enrolment?

A. After you have accepted your place to study at LCCM, you will receive enrolment details a few weeks before the new semester starts at the email address you used to apply through UCAS.

Q. What should I do if I'm a new applicant?

A. If you’re a new applicant through Clearing you can contact us at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email to discuss your options.

If we offer you a place, refer yourself to LCCM through UCAS Track by adding us as your choice. The menu that allows you to do this will be available. Keep checking the status of your offer as it may take a while for it to change to ‘confirmed’, but we will be working as fast as we can.

Step 1: Search and compare courses:

You should begin doing your research even before results day. Register with us here: LCCM form, save and compare courses all in one place.

Step 2: Contact LCCM for more details:

Call us at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email once you receive your results. Ensure you have your UCAS ID, your Clearing number, your personal statement, your results and any questions on hand before calling.

Lastly, let student finance know that your intended place of study has now changed.

Q. Can I change my course?

A. Yes. Call our Clearing Hotline at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email and your request will be processed by our Admissions team as soon as possible.

Q. Can I defer?

A. If you already have an offer for October 2022, you can defer your place until 2023.

If you haven’t applied for 2022 and want to study at LCCM this October, you can apply now via UCAS.

Q. Can I withdraw?

A. Yes. Call our Clearing Hotline at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email and your request will be processed by our Admissions team as soon as possible.

Q. Is there an Open Day for Clearing applicants?

A. Yes, we have upcoming open days across July, August and September. Confirmed dates will be shown on our website on
We understand that choosing the right college is extremely important and the Clearing period can often seem tedious and unnerving. At LCCM we support our students (and prospective students) every step of the way. So, to assist you further in your decision-making process, we are delighted that we can now operate bespoke tours of our new cutting-edge campus, “The Music Box”.

After you visit our campus and get a taste of life at LCCM, you will quickly see why we are ranked top amongst contemporary music institutions in the UK by the National Student Survey 2020. As our tours are very popular, places are limited so you must secure your space fast, book here today.


Q. What if I think of another question later?

A. For any questions, you can contact us at +44 (0)20 3535 1080 or email and speak to one of our helpful Programme Advisors.


To know more about the LCCM Clearing process, you can check out our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). You can also read more about Fast Track, Adjustment, Finance & Funding, Student Accommodation through the sections below.

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