Postgraduate Tuition Fees for 2020/21 entry
MA Dance and Creative Enterprise
£8,000 – UK/EU students* (Part-time £4,500 per year)
£17,500 – International students (Part-time £9,000 per year) (Full time applicants may be able to apply for a bursary of up to £3,000)
MA Contemporary Dance Performance (VERVE/ PPS)
£9,000 – UK/EU students*
£17,500 – International students (Applicants may be able to apply for a bursary of up to £3,000)
PGDip Arts Learning & Teaching in Higher Education
£1,900 per year (Part-time, 2 year course) – UK/EU students
£4,000 per year (Part-time, 2 year course) – EAA/Overseas
* Eligible postgraduate UK or EU students can apply for a postgraduate loan from the Student Loans Company to help with tuition fees and living costs.
The School operates a Fee Policy. Please see the Tuition Fee Policy on the Student Handbook page.
NSCD participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programmecourse information
Eligible postgraduate UK or EU students can apply for a Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance. Further details regarding eligibility and how to apply can be found at www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan/overview
Those paying their fees using this loan should ensure that the loan has been approved by Student Finance England or its equivalent prior to the start of the course.
If you have been offered a place at the next year of entry please use the following details when making your Postgraduate Loan application:
Unfortunately, there is currently no bursary or scholarship support available in relation to Postgraduate courses.
A Registration Fee of £150* is payable with acceptances to offers made on all our courses. The Registration Fee payment is not required from NSCD students progressing from the BA to an MA course. Full details will be provided within any offer letters that are issued. Registration fees are not normally refundable unless you exercise your right to cancel your contract under the Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and Additional Payments) Regulations 2013 within 14 days of submitting the NSCD Acceptance Form.
A Tuition Fee Deposit of £1500 is payable by all postgraduate students unless you are a UK/EU student who will be paying tuition fees through a Student Loan; in which case you must provide proof of your application no later than third week of July. International and self-paying students are required to pay this tuition fee deposit by no later than third week of July. The deposit will be deducted from the first instalment of your tuition fees. Tuition fee deposits are not normally refundable unless you exercise your right to cancel your contract under the Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and Additional Payments) Regulations 2013 within 14 days of submitting the NSCD Acceptance Form.
Many students at NSCD supplement their income by undertaking part-time work. This is fairly easy to come by in Leeds, and some work for students is offered by the School itself.
Northern School of Contemporary Dance does not have student accommodation connected to the school but we do facilitate a House Hunting Day in June and provide support and useful contacts for you to use when arranging your accommodation. Find out more about Accommodation in Leeds.
Our Alumni go on to work with a wide range of companies. Many go freelance or set up their own company.
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