Fees and Bursaries

Tuition Fees for 2024


Tuition fees will be held at the pre 2020 level of £650 and due to a generous donation these will be reduced to £550

A deposit of £100 will be required at the time of booking to confirm your place.

An early bird reduction of 10% is available for all courses booked and paid for in full before 31st March

Cancellations made before 31 May will refunded in full, less the deposit paid. All bookings are non-refundable after this date, so we advise that participants take out holiday insurance which includes cancellation cover equal to or greater than the cost of their booking.


Friends of Musicfest provide bursaries towards Musicfest tuition fees for students in full-time education. The number of bursaries available is limited, so it is essential you apply as soon as possible.

Bursaries range from £200 to £320. Students from the UK can receive up to £285; international students £200; students resident in Wales £320, and there are some full bursaries available for students from Ceredigion.,one of which ,The Kingswood Bursary will be for the full fees of £650.

Please complete the bursary application form and return to musicfest@aber.ac.uk or to Musicfest, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE. UK.  Successful applicants will be notified in due course and the bursary awarded will be paid directly to the Musicfest Office to offset tuition fees.

Friends of Musicfest Aberystwyth is a registered charity which exists to support students attending Musicfest who may not otherwise be able to afford to do so. More information about the Friends of Musicfest and how to join them can be found on the Friends of Musicfest page.