Fees and Funding

SAAS Funding

Partial funding of Riverside HNC/HND level courses is available through SAAS http://www.saas.gov.uk (Student Awards Agency for Scotland). Students eligible for support can receive £1,205.00 towards the cost of tuition fees.

Eligible students can also apply for living cost support via SAAS, who have a combination of loans, grants and bursaries available. Student loans of up to £6,750.00 and bursaries of £2,000.00 are available depending on individual circumstances. For further details please check the SAAS website.

Course Costs

Course Title Start Date Duration Single Payment - SAAS Funded

Non-SAAS Funded

HNC Sound Production (Year 1) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200
HND Sound Production (Year 2) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200
HNC Music Performance (Year 1) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200
HND Music Performance (Year 2) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200
HND Traditional Music Performance (Year 1) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200
HND Traditional Music Performance (Year 2) August 2020 36 Weeks £1,995 £3,200

Upon confirmation that your interview has been successful, you will be issued with a conditional or unconditional offer. To confirm acceptance of this offer, candidates must pay a £100.00 course registration fee within 14 days of receipt of offer letter. This fee is non-refundable unless we are unable to offer you a place on your designated course.

Payment Plans

Riverside offers flexible payment options for students wishing to pay fees via our SAAS and non-SAAS funded instalment plans. Candidates opting to pay via our instalment plans will be required to pay a course deposit fee on the 26th of July in advance of student enrolment, scheduled for early August.

Full payment of course fees within 14 days of course commencement entitles you to a £100.00 discount on annual tuition costs.

Instalment Payment Terms 

Fees based on new students eligible for SAAS tuition Fees of £1,205.00.

Student Eligible For SAAS Tuition Fees Total Fees Due £2,095.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £293.30 31st July 2020
Payment 2 £293.30 28th August 2020
Payment 3 £293.30 30th October 2020
Payment 4 £293.30 27th November 2020
Payment 5 £293.30 30th December 2020
Payment 6 £125.70 29th January 2021
Payment 7 £125.70 26th February 2021
Payment 8 £125.70 26th March 2021
Payment 9 £125.70 30th April 2021
Payment 10 £125.70 28th May 2021

Fees based on new students that are non-eligible for SAAS support

Student Non -Eligible For SAAS Support Total Balance Due £3,300.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £462.00 31st July 2020
Payment 2 £462.00 28th August 2020
Payment 3 £462.00 30th October 2020
Payment 4 £462.00 27th November 2020
Payment 5 £462.00 30th December 2020
Payment 6 £198.00 29th January 2021
Payment 7 £198.00 26th February 2021
Payment 8 £198.00 26th March 2021
Payment 9 £198.00 30th April 2021
Payment 10 £198.00 28th May 2021

We can accept a variety of payment methods:

  • Cash
  • Card
  • Cheque
  • Bank Transfer

To complete a bank transfer or to set up a Standing Order please make payments to the following account:

Account Name: Riverside Music College Limited (TSB Plc)

Account Number: 11269660

Sort Code: 30-25-85

As a reference please use your full name and course code (i.e HNDSP1)