fees & funding

UK, EU & International Applicants

HNC/D, FdA , BA & Top-Up - Full Time

 Full-time Tuition fees are currently set at £8,250 per year for the BA and Top-Up programmes, £7,500 per year for the FdA/FdS programmes, £6,00 per year for the HNC/D . 

The majority of BIPA students apply for a student loan to pay for their tuition fees which they do not have to start repaying until after they graduate, once earning over £25,000 per year. You should apply to Student Finance England, Wales, Northern Ireland or SAAS (Students Award Agency Scotland) as early as possible.  If you are from the European Union you can apply for a tuition fee loan only. 

HNC/D, FdA, BA & Top-Up - Part Time

  A loan is available if you are a part-time student to cover your tuition fees in full which you do not have to repay until you graduate, and once you are earning over £25,000 per year. Please contact us for part time fees. 

SGS Progression Bursary 

If you studied and successfully completed a Level 3 course within the last 2 academic years at SGS College/SGS Performing Arts and enrol onto a University Level programme at SGS you will be awarded the progression bursary of £1000 directly into your bank account. You can only be awarded one SGS Bursary (whichever is of greatest monetary value, this bursary is only available in year 1 of your studies).  

SGS Alumni Bursary 

If you studied and successfully completed any course with SGS College (Or previously Filton & Stroud College) and enrol onto a University Level programme at SGS you will be awarded the alumni bursary of £500 off your course fees. You can only be awarded one SGS Bursary (whichever is of greatest monetary value, this bursary is only available in year 1 of your studies).  

Additional Course Cost 

You will be expected to purchase your own stationery, books, specialist equipment, printing costs, uniforms and contribute towards the cost of trips and excursions. Your Programme Lead will be able to give you more information on any additional costs at interview.