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Course Fees

  • 16-18s
  • ADULTS AGED 19+
  • ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN
16-18s

The good news is that if you are aged 16-18 on 31st August 2019 then you won’t have to pay any fees. All courses are FREE!

ADULTS AGED 19+

Funding for learners aged 19 and over varies depending on the level and subject of the course, your previous qualifications and where you live. Please see more details below:

Birmingham, Bristol & London

Level 4 Artist Development: Adult Learner Loans (£4,425)

Level 3 Music, Games & Media: Adult Learner Loans (Music L3 £4,995, Games & Media L3 £4,670)

Level 2 Music, Games & Media: Self-funded only (learner pays £3,000)

Level 1: funded for 19-23s with EHCP only, no places available for other 19+.

Lincoln, Manchester, Norwich & York

Level 4 Artist Development: Adult Learner Loans (£4,425)

Level 3 Music: Adult Learner Loans (£4,995)

Level 3 Games & Media:

  • 19-23 first Level 3 qualification: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 3 qualification or above: Adult Learner Loans (£4,670)
  • 24 or over: Adult Learner Loans (£4,670)

 

Level 2 Games & Media:

  • 19-23 first Level 2 qualification: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification or above and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 19-23 and working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 24+ and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 24+ and working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 19+ and earning less than £16,009.50 per year: funded (free)

 

L2 Music

  • 19-23 first Level 2 qualification: self-funded only (learner pays £3,000)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification or above and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 19-23 and working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 24+ and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 24+ and working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 19+ and earning less than £16,009.50 per year: funded (free)

 

Level 1: funded for 19-23s with EHCP only, no places available for other 19+

Applicants over 19+ can now apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of courses at Level 3 and Level 4.and you won’t need to pay anything back until you start earning over £25,725 per year.

These loans:

  • are required for each year of the course;
  • have no upfront costs for the learner;
  • repayments start the April after finishing the course;
  • repayments don’t start until you are earning over £25,725 per year;
  • loans not repaid within 30 years are written off.

Repayment information can be found below.

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