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 £1,875.00 are available depending on individual circumstances. For further details please check the SAAS website.

Course Costs

Course Title Start Date Duration Single Payment Installments
HNC Sound Production August 2017 36 Weeks £3,000 £3,100
HND Sound Production August 2017 36 Weeks £3,000 £3,100
HNC Music Performance August 2017 36 Weeks £3,000 £3,100
HND Music Performance August 2017 36 Weeks £3,000 £3,100
HNC Music Business August 2017 36 Weeks £3,000 £3,100

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 installment plans. Candidates opting to pay via our installment plans will be required to pay a course deposit fee on the 21st 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.

Installment 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 £1,895.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £265.30 21st July 2017 
Payment 2 £265.30 25th August 2017
Payment 3 £265.30 27th October 2017
Payment 4 £265.30 24th November 2017
Payment 5 £265.30 29th December 2017
Payment 6 £113.70 26th January 2018
Payment 7 £113.70 23rd February 2018
Payment 8 £113.70 30th March 2018
Payment 9 £113.70 27th April 2018
Payment 10 £113.70 26th May 2018

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

Student Non -Eligible For SAAS Support Total Balance Due £3,100.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £434.00 21st July 2017
Payment 2 £434.00 25th August 2017
Payment 3 £434.00 27th October 2017
Payment 4 £434.00 24th November 2017
Payment 5 £434.00 29th December 2017
Payment 6 £186.00 26th January 2018
Payment 7 £186.00 23rd February 2018
Payment 8 £186.00 30th March 2018
Payment 9 £186.00 27th April 2018
Payment 10 £186.00 26th May 2018

Fees for continuing students eligible for SAAS Support

Student Eligible For SAAS Support Total Balance Due £1,795.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £251.30 25th August 2017
Payment 2 £251.30 29th September 2017
Payment 3 £251.30 27th October 2017
Payment 4 £251.30 24th November 2017
Payment 5 £251.30 29th December 2017
Payment 6 £107.70 26th January 2018
Payment 7 £107.70 23rd February 2018
Payment 8 £107.70 30th March 2018
Payment 9 £107.70 27th April 2018
Payment 10 £107.70 26th May 2018

Fees for continuing students not eligible for SAAS Support

Student Not Eligible For SAAS Support Total Balance Due £3,000.00 Payment Due Date
Payment 1 £420.00 25th August 2017
Payment 2 £420.00 29th September 2017
Payment 3 £420.00 27th October 2017
Payment 4 £420.00 24th November 2017
Payment 5 £420.00 29th December 2017
Payment 6 £180.00 26th January 2018
Payment 7 £180.00 23rd February 2018
Payment 8 £180.00 30th March 2018
Payment 9 £180.00 27th April 2018
Payment 10 £180.00 26th May 2018

Full payment of course fees before scheduled start entitles you to £100.00 discount on overall tuition fees

 

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 Studios

Account Number: 11227460

Sort Code: 30-25-85

As a reference please use your full name and course applied for.