FEES FOR 2018/2019

PPA is a funded and private fee paying college offering courses in Musical Theatre, and Acting for Stage and Screen.

  • 3 Year BA (Hons) Performance in Musical Theatre -£9,250 per year, extra activities £1,250 per year
  • 3 Year BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen – £9,250 per year ,extra activities £1,250 per year
  • 3 Year Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre – £9,750 per year
  • 1 Year Intensive in Musical Theatre – £10,200
  • 1 Year Intensive in Acting – £10,200
  • ATCL Teaching in Theatre Arts – £2,150

A deposit of £500 is required upon acceptance to confirm a student’s place on our Diploma and Foundation courses.

This is a non-refundable deposit and will be reimbursed at the end of the course.

All fees are to be paid 2 weeks before the start of the each term. Fees can be paid monthly but will incur a 5% admin charge.

COURSE BREAKDOWN

3 Year Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre

 This course is £9,750 per year (£3,250 per term). The are currently no funding options available for this course.

BA (Hons) Performance in Musical Theatre &  BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen

The fees for the BA (Hons) Performance in Musical Theatre and BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen degree portion of these courses will be £9,250 per year.

The degree portion of this course may, subject to eligibility, be covered by the Student Loan Company , funding and maintenance loans and/or grants may be available. Student funding (and course designation by DMU) is subject to change and is reviewed on an annual basis.

Extra Activities – £1,250 per year (This is NOT a one off payment)

Two optional packages of extra-curricular activities are also available for students to add to their degree course to provide the student with industry-ready experience. The industry is a vocational industry. We feel, as a college, that the degree provides you with an excellent grounding for entry into the industry.

These extra-curricular activities do enhance the grounding for entry into the industry and work at the end of their training offered by the degree.

Extra Activities – Musical Theatre

  •  Extra professional public productions to those assessed
  • Industry London Showcase
  •  Industry professional workshops and seminars
  • College Agency and automatic representation in 3rd year

Extra Activities – Acting for Stage and Screen

  •  Industry London Showcase
  • Actor Show reels/short films 
  •  Industry professional workshops and seminars
  • Stage Combat Awards 
  • College agency and automatic representation in 3rd year

* Please note that these extra activities will not be available to students that opt for the degree course only and successful completion of the degree course is not dependent on students undertaking any of the extra activities listed above.

This MUST be paid for privately and directly to the college at the start of each year.

 

1 Year Intensive in Musical Theatre & 1 year Intensive in Acting

The course fees for this course are £10,200 per year (£3,400 per term). Students on our foundation course cannot apply for funding for this course, however Housing Benefit is available for the duration of their course if they are under 21 and this can be applied for through Guildford Borough Council.

ATCL Teaching in Theatre Arts

The fee for this course is £2,150 which can be broken down over 3 payments throughout the year. This course is a bolt-on course that can be taken during any other year of training on any of the PPA courses. There is no formal funding for this course and the qualification is provided by Trinity College London.

HOUSING BENEFIT

Guildford Borough Council is able to award Housing Benefit to students who are studying a Further Education course at our establishment. Students would need to start the course before the age of 21 and be living in privately rented accommodation (which is not affiliated with the educational establishment) to be eligible.

STUDENT FINANCE

The degree courses may, subject to eligibility, be covered by Student Loan Company funding and maintenance loans and/or grants may be available. Student funding (and course designation by DMU) is subject to change and is reviewed on an annual basis.

TERM DATES: 2019 – 2020

Autumn Term

16th September 2019 – 6th December 2019

(Reading Week W/C 21st October 2019)

Spring Term

6th January 2020 – 27th March 2020

(Reading Week W/C 10th February 2020)

Summer Term

20th April 2020 – 10th July 2020

 (Reading Week W/C 25th May 2020)

Foundation students will finish their course on Friday 29th May 2020

Induction Days

All students will be required to attend induction and assessment days. These will be held 3 days prior to the start of term and are compulsory for all current and new students.

Wednesday 11th September 2019 – Friday 13th September 2019

(Inclusive)