Postgraduate Course fees for 2021 entry
MA Dance and Creative Enterprise
£8,000 – Home students* (Part-time £4,500 per year)
£17,500 – Overseas 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 – Home students*
£17,500 – Overseas 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) – Home students
£4,000 per year (Part-time, 2 year course) – Overseas students
* Eligible Home-fee paying postgraduate students can apply for a postgraduate loan from the Student Loans Company to help with course fees and living costs.
The School operates a Fee Policy. Please see the Course Fee Policy on the Student Handbook page.
NSCD participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programme
To find NSCD: you can either click ‘foreign schools’ and search city ‘Leeds’ or use our institution number: 042829course information
Eligible postgraduate Home-fee paying 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 Course Fee Deposit of £1500 is payable by all postgraduate students unless you are a UK student who will be paying course 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 course fee deposit by no later than third week of July. The deposit will be deducted from the first instalment of your course fees. Course 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.