Fees & Funding

SAAS Funding

Partial funding of Riverside HNC/HND level courses is available through 
SAAS (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

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 and complete the RMC Learner Agreement. Course registration fees are 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. Students opting to pay via our instalment plans will be required to pay monthly instalment charges via Direct Debit. Direct debit mandates will be issued to students in June with expected completion prior to course enrolment.

Instalment Payment Terms

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

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

Single Payment Option

Full payment of tuition fees in advance of course commencement entitles you to £100.00 early settlement discount on annual tuition costs.


We accept the following payment methods for students opting to pay tuition fees via our single payment option:

  • Card
  • Bank Transfer


To complete a bank transfer 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)

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