Postgraduate Fees & Funding

Find out how much it costs to study the MMus/PgDip Creative Musician course and what financial support is available.

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This information is for Home and EU residents. If you are an International applicant you can find relevant information in our International section

If you have any questions you can speak to our fees and funding team via:

Telephone: 0113 222 3419 or 0113 222 3508
Email: studentfunding@lcm.ac.uk

Tuition Fees For 2018 Entry 

Course

UCAS Conservatoires
Course Code

Tuition Fee

MMus Creative Musican (Full time) 

W33F

£9,300

PgDip Creative Musician (Full time)

W41F

£6,200

(Information about how to pay your fees is sent with enrolment information)

Tuition fees stated are provisional and subject to approval by the Leeds College of Music Board in March 2018.

Alumni Discount
A discount of 10% is available to students who have completed an undergraduate degree at Leeds College of Music and who subsequently proceed to the MMus Creative Musician.

Other course costs

Further costs which you may need to budget for, include books, stationery, printing, binding, storage devices for backing up work, instrument maintenance/insurance and general subsistence on trips and visits. 

Funding options

Student Loans for Masters Courses

Student Loans for Masters level study are available for many UK and EU applicants.

You can read more information here, depending on where you normally live:

Domicile Funding Available Repayment System Further Information

England / EU

Non-means tested loan for course and/or living costs - maximum £10,609 - Paid direct to student in 3 instalments.

Repay at 6% of income over the threshold - currently £21,000.

Interest rate = RPI plus 3%.

www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Wales

Non-means tested loan for course and/or living costs - maximum £13,000 - Paid direct to student in 3 instalments.

Repay at 6% of income over the threshold - currently £21,000.

Interest rate = RPI plus 3%.

www.studentfinancewales.co.uk/postgraduate-students/postgraduate-master-s-course.aspx#.Wfnd8uRLF9A

Northern Ireland

Tuition fee loan - maximum £5,500 paid direct to conservatoire.

Repay at 9% of income over the threshold - currently £17,775.

Interest rate = RPI.

www.studentfinanceni.co.uk

Scotland

Tuition fee loan - maximum £5,500 paid direct to conservatoire.

Maintenance - maximum £4,500.

Repay at 9% of income over the threshold - currently £17,775.

Interest rate = RPI - write off after 35 years.

www.saas.gov.uk/_forms/sas9.pdf

  • The residence requirements are complex – please read the criteria before applying. 
  • Applicants must be aged under 60 on 1 September in the year of entry. 
  • The loans are available for the full time MMus only  (not PG Dip) 
  • The loans are not be available to those who already hold an equivalent level qualification 
  • If you had an Undergraduate loan you should use the same Customer Reference Number. You will need your passport number, National Insurance number, and bank account details.

How to apply for a student loan? 

Visit: www.gov.uk/student-finance 

If you had an Undergraduate loan you should use the same Customer reference number. You will need your passport number, National Insurance number and bank account details.    
                                                                                                   
Please note that when asked “Where do you plan to study?” you will need to select LEEDS CITY COLLEGE from the drop-down list. 

(This is because Leeds College of Music is a subsidiary of Leeds City College and Government rules will only allow the parent institution to be listed for student finance purposes. This does not affect your course details or any aspect of the provision)

Professional and Career Development loans

We are a registered provider for the Professional and Career development loan scheme. Our provider number is 8241. This is a commercial bank loan which you can use to pay for your tuition fees or living costs. For further information please see https://www.gov.uk/career-development-loans

Charities and Grant-Making Trusts

Please see the useful links section for further information. You are advised to apply early for any trusts or charities which may be relevant, as there is very high demand for limited resources.

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