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Fees and funding

Fees and funding
Knowing how much your programme of study is going to cost, and how you might pay, is a very important part of the application process.

The following information relates to fees for entry in September 2018 or January 2019. 

A message to EU students following the European Union Referendum

The UK Government has guaranteed that funding for EU students wishing to study for an undergraduate degree at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) in England will be able to access student loans for the duration of their studies commencing September 2018.  

 

STUDYING AT THE RAD, LONDON

Programme Fees 2018/19
BA (Hons) Ballet Education
  • UK/EU students: £6,945 per academic year.
  • International students: £11,770 per academic year.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
  • An extra £60 is payable if you are invited to audition for this programme.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs (for programme duration)

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £450-£650
  • Travel to and from RAD and Placements £1,250-£3,600 (dependent on student's term time address)
  • Accommodation £600-£1200 pcm or £7,200-£14,400 per annum depending on choice of accommodation (individual room, sharing a flat etc)

One off costs (for programme duration)

  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £150-£250
Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance
  • £1,730 per module.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment for those who are not currently on programme.
  • A discount is available for students and graduates of an RAD programme.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs (for programme duration)

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £75-£175.

One off costs (for programme duration)

  • 5 week programme Accommodation rental £600-£1,200 pcm or hotel costs £500-£1,500
  • 5 week programme Travel £100-£175 (dependent on student's address)
  • 5 week programme Subsistence £125-£700 (dependent on accommodation choice)
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £100-£250
Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching with UK Qualified Teacher Status
  • UK/EU students: £6,945 for the academic year.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
  • An extra £60 is payable if you are invited to audition for this programme.
  • UK students may be eligible for a maintenance loan or grant.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs (for programme duration)

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £150-350
  • Travel to and from Placement School between £40-£200 per week (cost varies on location of placement and trainee’s term time address)
  • Accommodation whilst on placement up to £300 per week (depending on trainee’s term time address)

Compulsory study visits and placement costs (for the programme duration)

  • Study visits/trips £25-£250 (depending on trainee’s term time address)
Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma
  • £6,735 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs (for programme duration)

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £150-300

One off costs (for programme duration)

  • 3 month programme Accommodation rental £600-£1,200 pcm or hotel £5,000(dependent on country of residence)
  • 3 month programme Study Period Travel £250-£400 (dependent on student's address)
  • 3 month programme Study Period Subsistence £300-£1,700 (dependent on accommodation choice)
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £100-£250

Compulsory study visits and placement costs (for the programme duration)

  • Compulsory study visits/trips £10-£75

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DISTANCE LEARNING (FULL-TIME)

Programme Fees 2018/19
Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic year .
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic year.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
BA (Hons) Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic year.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

Typical Programme Costs (BADE, DiplHE:DE, CertHE: DE)
Recurring Costs for programme duration

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £50-£100

 One off costs for programme duration

  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Accommodation £350-£600 (depending on country of residence)
  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Travel £30-£1,000 (depending on country of residence/ student's accommodation address)
  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Subsistence £40-£100
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £150-£250
BA (Hons) Dance Education Access Module £605

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DISTANCE LEARNING (PART-TIME)

Programme Fees 2018/19
Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic level.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic level.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.
BA (Hons) Dance Education
  • £6,260 per academic level.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

Typical Programme Costs (BADE, DiplHE:DE, CertHE: DE)
 Recurring Costs for programme duration

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £50-£100

 One off costs for programme duration

  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Accommodation £350-£600 (depending on country of residence)
  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Travel £30-£1,000 (depending on country of residence)
  • 5 day Intensive Study Seminar Subsistence £40-£100 (dependent on accommodation choice)
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £150-£250
Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies – UK students
  • £5,885 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs for programme duration

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £50-£150
  • Travel to and from Mentor Placement School £5-£15 per day

One off costs for programme duration

  • 10 day Intensive Study Period Accommodation £500-£1000 (dependent on accommodation choice)
  • 10 day Intensive Study Period Subsistence £100-£250 (dependent on accommodation choice)
  • 10 day Intensive Study Period Travel dependent on location £50-£300
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies – International students Fees available from national offices 
Diploma in Dance Teaching Studies – UK and International students
  • £5,885 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

Typical Programme Costs
Recurring Costs for programme duration

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £150-300
  • Travel to and from Mentor Placement School £5-£15 per day

One off costs for programme duration

  • Additional Reading Resources £120
Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate (Berlin)
  • €7,000 for the academic year.
  • £120/€145 registration fee on enrolment.

    Typical Programme Costs
    Recurring Costs for programme duration
  • Dancewear & equipment as required £150-300
  • Travel to and from Mentor Placement School £5-£15 per day

One off costs for programme duration

  • 5 day Induction Seminar Accommodation £150-£500 (dependent on country of residence)
  • 5 day Induction Seminar Travel £50-£300 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation location)
  • 5 day Induction Seminar Subsistence £20-£150 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation choice)
  • 4 week Intensive Study Period Accommodation £600-£1,500 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation choice)
  • 4 week Intensive Study Period Travel £250-£800 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation location)
  • 4 week Intensive Study Period Subsistence £200-£600 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation choice)
  • Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300
  • Additional programme resources £100-£250

Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching)

Access Module

Access Module £605

Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching)



Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Dance Teaching)




Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Dance Teaching)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • £6,685 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

 

  • £5,015 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

  • £3,345 for the duration of the programme.
  • £120 registration fee on enrolment.

 

Typical Programme Costs (MAE, PG Dipl, PG Cert)
Recurring Costs for programme duration

  • Dancewear & equipment as required £150-300

One off costs for programme duration

  • 5 day Induction Seminar Accommodation £350-£1,500 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation choice)
  • 5 day Induction Seminar Travel £30-£2,000 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation location)
  • 5 day Induction Seminar Subsistence £20-£150 (dependent on country of residence/accommodation choice)
  • Additional programme resources £120-£200

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How to Pay

Guidance and information regarding methods of payment is available in the Fees and Payments document. 

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Financing your studies

Whichever programme of study you choose, you will need to plan for the financial side of your studies.  In the following, we try to give some indication of which fees and expenses you are likely to expect. 

Even if you receive maintenance support from the UK government or a sponsor, the first payment to you may not be in time for you to cover accommodation or travel costs.  For any type of study, it may be useful for you to prepare a budget and to start saving for your studies well ahead of time. 

Before the start of your programme, our Finance Department or, if you are a CBTS student, your national RAD office will send you an invoice for the tuition fees by email.  You will also receive the Terms and Conditions for your programme of study.  It is your responsibility to make sure your fees and all expenses relating to your programme are paid in full and on time.

Should you apply for student loans for Higher Education from the UK government, please ensure that you send Registry the relevant confirmation ahead of your first day of study.  You will find further information and advice on the availability and application process for student loans on the government’s student finance pages.

Some of our professional qualifications are listed under the name of the RAD on the register of training organisations maintained by the Skills Funding Agency.  You may be able to apply for a Professional and Career Development Loan and will find further information on this website: https://www.gov.uk/career-development-loans.  You can also contact the National Careers Service telephone helpline: 0800 100 900.

We also have a limited number of bursaries and scholarships available to students, one of which is the Iris Truscott Scholarship, which is awarded to a Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies graduate and Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance student in support and encouragement of their continued professional development as ballet teachers. To find out more about Iris Truscott and the Trust created in her name, please download her biography here .

If someone else sponsors you and pays all or part of the tuition fee for you, please let us know if your sponsor requires a separate invoice.  You are responsible for payment in case your sponsor does not pay your tuition fee. 

UNDERGRADUATE LOANS (Home/EU students)

For students to be eligible for SLC funding, they must be studying a designated course. Courses at alternative providers are designated each year by the Department for Education. We have made an application for the BA (Hons) Ballet Education and the BA (Hons) Dance Education (including the Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education and the Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education) to also be designated for the 2018-19 academic year. We expect this process to be completed in early 2018. 

Visit the HEFCE website for more information on specific course designation, eligibility for undergraduate and postgraduate student support, disabled students' allowance  and the HEFCE Register.

POSTGRADUATE LOANS (HOME/EU STUDENTS RESIDENT IN ENGLAND)

For students to be eligible for SLC funding, they must be studying a designated course. Courses at alternative providers are designated each year by the Department for Education. We have made an application for the Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching) to be designated for the 2018-19 academic year. We expect this process to be completed in early 2018.

Visit the HEFCE website for more information on specific course designation, eligibility for undergraduate and postgraduate student support, disabled students' allowance  and the HEFCE Register.

Find out more about postgraduate loans.

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International Students

If you are from outside the EU and none of the above applies to you, you will be eligible for International fee status. Note that this fee status can apply to UK passport holders who are living abroad, although some exceptions apply.

To help international students plan and manage their money for studies in the UK, Brightside have developed The International Student CalculatorThis features:

  • an interactive budget builder to help students work out their income and expenditure
  • important advice about essentials like getting insurance and NHS treatment
  • case studies of other international students sharing their money-saving tips

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Terms and Conditions of our programmes of study and modules below, provide you with information on deadlines if you find yourself in a position that means that you cannot continue with your studies and would like to suspend temporarily or withdraw completely.  If you suspend or withdraw from your programme, you may still be required to pay your tuition fees.

Programmes of Study:

BA (Hons) Ballet Education 

BA (Hons) Dance Education (full-time) 

BA (Hons) Dance Education (part-time) 

Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching with Qualified Teacher Status 

Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching) 

Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies  

Diploma in Dance Teaching Studies  

Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance  

Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma  

Stand-alone modules:

Undergraduate Foundation Module  

BA (Hons) Dance Education Access Module  

Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching) Access Module  

RAD Access Route – The Boston Conservatory at Berklee 

RAD Access Route – Queensland University of Technology  

Hardship and Bursary Funding

We are committed to providing support to students who wish to develop their skills and knowledge by beginning, or continuing with existing, study. The limited bursaries and hardship funds that we have available will assist those most in need, to ensure the widest participation of students to our programmes.

The Hardship and Bursary Funding Policy with information on hardship support and available bursaries can be found under Policies and Procedures. Please use the application form appropriate to your chosen bursary:

 

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