Fees & Funding

Fees & Funding

Advanced Diploma Fees

Fees for UK and EU (with Pre-Settled or Settled Status) Students
Total Course Fee: £17,370
(Tuition Fee of £16,920 and £450 Application Fee)

Fees for International Students (all applicants applying from outside the UK who need a visa)
Total Course Fee: £22,950
(Tuition Fee of £22,500 and £450 Application Fee)
As an international student, you will be required to pay your fees in full before you enrol.

Payment Plans for UK & EU (with pre-settled or settled status) students

We offer two different payment plans, depending on whether you prefer to pay in full upfront or spread the cost of the fees throughout your studies. You will benefit from a reduced fee if you pay the cost in full before the start of the course.

Payment Plan A (12 Monthly instalments):
Application Fee £450*
Monthly Tuition Fee instalments of £1,410 (x12) = £16,920
Total Course fee £17,370

Payment Plan B (Full fee paid up-front):
Application Fee £450*
Tuition Fee £15,920
Total Course fee £16,370

*If your application is unsuccessful we will refund your Application Fee minus a £150 administration fee. To pay your application fee please use our bank details which can be found here.

International Payments

If you are paying your fees from outside the UK, please make sure that you set up the transfer so that any international payment fees are deducted from your account. If the full payment for your fees is not received in our account, any shortfall will be advised to you and will need to be settled subsequently.

To avoid incurring high transfer fees, previous students have found that Wise offers a competitive service for making international payments.

Funding Information

Our Advanced Diploma is not eligible for UK undergraduate student loans (tuition fees or maintenance loans available from the government). Lots of our students choose to spread the cost of the course during their time with us, to help with financing their studies. If you’d like to chat with us about the payment plans and making this work for you please get in touch.

Abbey Road Studios Scholarship Programme (applications for 2024 are now closed)

Abbey Road Studios has announced the return of their Diversity Scholarship Programme, which aims to support young talent looking to pursue a career in the music industry. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees and a contribution towards living costs for two students from underrepresented groups to join our one-year Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in the summer. Applications for 2024 are now closed, but will reopen in the new year for candidates in 2025.  

To find out more and to make an application, visit our Scholarship Page here.

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David Dargahi, Alumni

The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.

Andrea Mastroiacovo, Alumni

This course has helped to develop me into a well rounded producer, engineer, and musician. It has helped open doors to career opportunities that I would otherwise not have had access to. I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for the fantastic team, course, and resources available at Abbey Road Institute London!

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The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.

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Martí Canales, Alumni

I had an incredible experience. The staff have so much to offer and cover so many different areas of music.

Luke Glazewski, Alumni

The Abbey Road Institute helped me to unlock my musical potential.

Cory Lawrence, Alumni

Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.

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