On acceptance of the offer for admission, a registration Fee of £250 (and for international students £300) is required to confirm your place on the course. This is non-refundable and separate from the final tuition fees. 

 

Full-time Tuition Fees for UK/EU is set at £4,500 and International students set at £5,250 per academic year. Tuition fees are due in full at the start of course.

 

UK/EU students can pay in two equal instalments of £2,250 (to be payable on the first day of Term 1, and second instalments the first day back after the first quarter of the course if unable to pay in full at start of course.

* Fees correct as of 2018-2019 academic year. Fees will be subject to an increase of approximately 1.5% per year.

 

 

 

FUNDING SUPPORT

 

FUNDING

 

UK students may apply for funding support through Student Finance England. You can find information about how to apply at: direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

 

Students from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales should select the appropriate link for finance:

 

Northern Ireland: studentfinanceni.co.uk

Scotland: www.saas.gov.uk

Wales: studentfinancewales.co.uk

 

EU students may qualify for a student loan to cover the course fees. You can find information about how to apply at: direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

(select “Students from other EU countries”).

 

Please note that student funding for this course is not available to everyone. The most common reasons for a student not receiving funding are:

  • You do not have the required academic qualifications
  • You have already studied a qualification at Level 4 or above
  • You do not hold a passport for an EU country
  • You did not complete the application form correctly

For more information, please refer to the GOV.UK Student Finance Guides which are available here. If you have any questions, please contact our Fees and Finance team.

 

Useful Links

 

The following links contain a variety of useful information for those considering taking out a student loan:

 

Student loans myth busting – Money Saving Expert

Guide for new full-time students – Student Loans Company

Guide for continuing full time students – Student Loans Company

 

 

 

TUITION & FEES

UK and EU/EAA only

 

Courses Duration Location Cost per year* Total cost* Payment terms
Diploma 2 Years Dover, Kent, England £4,500 £9,000 Fees due on day 1 of each term
Certificate 1 Year Dover, Kent, England £4,500 £4,500 Fees due on day 1 of each term
Award Foundation 6 Months Dover, Kent, England £3,000 £3,000 Fees due on day 1 of each term

 

UK and EU/EAA only

 

Courses Duration Location Cost per year* Total cost* Payment terms
Non-Certificate 4 Months Dover, Kent, England £1,750 £1, 750 Fees due on day 1 of each term

 

IMPORTANT: Please refer also to our Terms and Conditions and Fee Policy available at www.schoolofcmusic.org.uk.

 

International Students (Non-UK and Non-EU/EAA)

 

Courses Duration Location Cost per year* Total cost* Payment terms
Diploma 2 Years Dover, Kent, England £5,250 £10,500 Fees due on day 1 of each term
Certificate 1 Year Dover, Kent, England £5,250 £5,250 Fees due on day 1 of each term
Award Foundation 6 Months Dover, Kent, England £3,500 £3,500 Fees due on day 1 of each term

 

International Students (Non-UK and Non-EU/EAA)

 

Courses Duration Location Cost per year* Total cost* Payment terms
Non-Certificate 4 Months Dover, Kent, England £1,750 £1,750 Fees due on day 1 of each term

 

NOTES:

  1. Tuition and fees for all programs are charged on a quarterly basis and are due at the time of registration for each quarter of instruction. Students are not allowed to enter School of Contemporary Music facilities or attend classes until required tuition and fees are paid in full.

 

Please contact the office for specific information about your individual account.

 

  1. Registration Fees are non-refundable.

 

  1. Textbooks – Please use the ISBN codes provided to assist you in finding the proper texts for each course. Used or digital copies are acceptable. Some resources to source these materials include, but are not limited to:

 

www.publishing@schoolofcmusic.org

www.musicroom.co.uk

www.clcbookstore.co.uk

www.christianbook.com

www.ntimemusic.com

www.amazon.co.uk

www.halleonard.com

 

Keyboard/Piano and Guitar students do not need to purchase outside textbooks for their core classes. However, certain elective courses in the program do have required textbooks that must be purchased by the student.

 

If you have questions about any of these requirements, please contact admissions Office at 0130 421 5500 or admissions@schoolofcmusic.org

 

  1. EQUIPMENT

School of Contemporary Music has made every effort to ensure that material is available on a multitude of different devices/operating systems.

 

FINANCIAL AID

 

Covering the cost of education can be difficult, from tuition to class materials and supplies to everyday living expenses. School of Contemporary Music is committed to helping students with every available financial aid opportunity.

 

 

SHORT COURSE

UK, EU/EAA and International Students

 

Department Courses Duration Hours Cost per week* Total Cost Day(s) of the week Payment terms
Vocals Leading Praise & Worship 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Vocals Solo Artists 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Keyboard/Piano 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Bass Guitar 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Rhythm Guitar 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Drum 12 weeks 72 £75 £900 Opt 1- Mon & Thu; Opt 2 – Tue & Fri 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

 

 

SATURDAY WEEKENDS COURSES ONLY

UK, EU/EAA and International Students

 

Department Courses Duration Hours Cost per week* Total Cost Day(s) of the week Payment terms
Vocals Leading Praise & Worship 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Vocals Solo Artists 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Keyboard/Piano 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Bass Guitar 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Rhythm Guitar 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins

Instruments Drum 12 weeks 36 £37.50 £450 Saturday – Weekends Only 44.5% deposit of the course fee on booking. Final payment

2 weeks before the course begins