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.
**For 2021 entry NSCD is pleased to announce that we will reimburse the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge (associated with a Student Visa application) upon enrolment. We will also provide free school meal vouchers for 2021-22 to our ‘overseas’ students.
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.
An Administration Fee of £150* payable at the point of acceptance to offers made on all our courses. Full details will be provided within any offer letters that are issued. Administration 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.
* The Administration Fee payment is not required from NSCD students progressing from the BA to an MA course.
A Course Fee Deposit of £1500 is payable by postgraduate students paying overseas fees or those students not obtaining a Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance. NSCD will require you to pay the deposit at the point of acceptance. The deposit is 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.
Students who are applying a Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance must provide proof of your loan application at the point of acceptance to be exempt from this deposit.
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.