Find out about Fees

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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 2021 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, Lincoln, London, Norwich & York

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

Level 3 Music, Games & Esports: Adult Learner Loans (£4,670 per year), Level 3 Media & Events: Adult Learner Loans (first year £2,882, second year £4,670)

Level 3 Computing: Not funded for learners aged 19 or over. Learners will need to self-fund the course at a cost of £4,670 per year. 

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

Manchester

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

Level 3 Esports, Games & Music: Adult Learner Loans (£4,670 per year)

Level 3 Games & Media: Adult Learner Loans (£2,882 per year)

T Level Software Development: not funded for learners aged 19+

Level 2 Games & Music:

  • 19+ and earning less than £18,135 per year: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification or above and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 24+ unemployed: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification and working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 24+ working: co-funded (£1,800)
  • 19-23 first Level 2 qualification: self-funded only (learner pays £3,000)

 

Level 2 Media

  • 19+ and earning less than £18,135 per year: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification or above and unemployed: funded (free)
  • 24+ unemployed: funded (free)
  • 19-23 with prior Level 2 qualification and working: co-funded (£1,441)
  • 24+ working: co-funded (£1,441)
  • 19-23 first Level 2 qualification: self-funded only (learner pays £3,000)

Applicants over 19+ can now apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of courses at Level 3 and Level 4, loans will be needed for each year of study but you won’t need to pay anything back until you start earning over £27,295 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 £27,295 per year;
  • loans not repaid within 30 years are written off.

Repayment information can be found below.

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