The Life - 2016

FEES FOR 2020/2021

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 -£10,500 per year
  • 3 Year BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen – £10,500 per year
  • 3 Year Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre – £10,500 per year
  • 1 Year Intensive in Musical Theatre – £10,500
  • 1 Year Intensive in Acting – £10,500
  • 1 year BA (Hons) in performance (level 6 Top-Up) – £9,250
  • 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 £10,500 per year (£3,500 per term). This is a privately funded course.

 BA (Hons) Performance in Musical Theatre

BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen 

BA (Hons) in Performance (level 6 Top-Up)

BA (Hons) Performance in Musical Theatre: £10,500 per year with access to student finance towards fees and living costs.

BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen: £10,500 per year with access to student finance towards fees and living costs.

BA (Hons) in performance (level 6 Top-Up): £9,250 with access to student finance towards fees and living costs.

BREAKDOWN OF THESE FEES

The fees for studying the BA (Hons) programmes in partnership with De Montfort University are £9,250 per year. This covers all of the education and support required to complete the De Montfort University programme.

*This is the total fee for the BA (Hons) in Performance (Level 6 Top-Up) with no additional fees apportioned to this course.

In addition PPA offer a range of vocational hours to enhance opportunities for your career. These are associated with an additional £1,250 charge per year which is due privately to the college. These additional vocational hours and the fee charged for these hours are not associated with DMU.

All students have student finance access to £9,250 (non means tested) towards their tuition fees every year and all students have further access to up to £8,700 (means tested) a year towards maintenance costs. These are known as your tuition fee loan and your maintenance loan.

The maximum tuition fee loan typically available is £9,250.

The exact amount you can borrow for your maintenance loan will depend on:

  • Your household income
  • Where you live
  • When you start your course
  • What year of study you are in
  • What help you get through the maintenance grant system

*The tuition fee loan is not means tested which means that your household income will not be taken into consideration.

Find out more about student finance here: www.gov.uk/student-finance

DMU contracts with the student for the tuition fee element only, and not any additional fees. PPA contract with the student for any additional fee and accept full responsibility and liability for these funds.

1 Year Intensive in Musical Theatre

1 year Intensive in Acting

The course fees for these courses are £10,500 per year (£3,500 per term). This is a privately funded course.

Trinity College London 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.

UNIVERSAL CREDIT

2020 UPDATE from Guildford Borough Council

Any new claimant now has to apply for Universal Credit for assistance with their rent costs.

Students can still apply for Universal Credit in the same way. Please see the GOV website below regarding this.

www.gov.uk/apply-universal-credit

www.gov.uk/guidance/universal-credit-and-students

The following courses offered by PPA that are eligible for Universal Credit:

  • One-Year Intensive Acting
  • One-Year Intensive Musical Theatre

Please note that PPA is not responsible in any way for Universal Credit and any changes to the system that authorises this benefit.

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.

Students have student finance access to £9,250 (non means tested) towards their tuition fees every year and all students have further access to up to £8,700 (means tested) a year towards maintenance costs. These are known as your tuition fee loan and your maintenance loan.

The maximum tuition fee loan typically available is £9,250.

The exact amount you can borrow for your maintenance loan will depend on:

  • Your household income
  • Where you live
  • When you start your course
  • What year of study you are in
  • What help you get through the maintenance grant system

*The tuition fee loan is not means tested which means that your household income will not be taken into consideration.

Find out more about student finance here: www.gov.uk/student-finance

DMU contracts with the student for the tuition fee element only, and not any additional fees. PPA contract with the student for any additional fee and accept full responsibility and liability for these funds.

TERM DATES: 2020 – 2021

INDUCTION DAYS

Wednesday 9TH September – Friday 11TH September 2020

AUTUMN TERM

14th September – 4th December 2020

(Reading Week 19th October- 23rd October 2020)

SPRING TERM

22nd February 2021 – 26th March 2021
(Reading Week 29th March– 2nd April 2021)
Monday 5th April – Friday 14th May 2021
(NO COLLEGE ON MONDAY 3RD MAY – BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY)

SUMMER TERM

Monday 24th May – Friday 25th June 2021
(NO COLLEGE ON MONDAY 31ST MAY – BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY)
(Reading Week: Monday 28th June – Friday 2nd July 2021)
Monday 5th July – Friday 13th August 2021

TERM DATES: 2021 – 2022

INDUCTION DAYS

Wednesday 8th September – Friday 10th September 2021

AUTUMN TERM

13th September – 3rd December 2021

(Reading Week: 18th October- 22nd October 2021)

SPRING TERM

10th January – 1st April 2022

(Reading Week: 14th February – 18th February 2022)

SUMMER TERM

25th April – 15th July 2022

(Reading Week: 30th May – 3rd June 2022)