Tuition Fees and Scholarship opportunities for Full-time Programmes
Tuition and Scholarship Opportunities for Full-time Programmes:
The RIAM charges tuition fees to all students for each academic year. Fees for all Irish and EU undergraduate students are regulated by the Irish government.
Tuition Fees for Year 2019-20: Irish/EU Students
1-year Access Course (pre-college foundation) €4,705
1-year Diploma in Music Teaching and Performance €6,830
Bachelor in Music Performance (Instrumental and Vocal Pathways) €3,000 per Academic Year Government Registration Charge
Bachelor in Music Composition: €3,000 per Academic Year Government Registration Charge
Master in Music Performance: €9,285 per Academic Year
Recital Artist Diploma: €6,830 per Academic Year
Doctor in Music Performance: €12,150 per Academic Year
Tuition Fees for 2019-20 Overseas (Non-EU) Students
1-year Access Course (pre-college foundation) €10,185
1-year International Access Course (pre-college foundation) €15,000
1-year Diploma in Music Teaching and Performance €14,775
Bachelor in Music Performance (instrumental and Vocal Pathways) €18,400 per Academic Year
Bachelor in Music Composition: €18,400 per Academic Year
Master in Music Performance: €20,180 per Academic Year
Recital Artist Diploma: €14,775 per Academic Year
Doctor in Music Performance: €22,505 per Academic Year
Funding information for international students
The European Funding guide has details of grants and awards for studying in the EU:
Erasmus+ offers students affordable loans to take a master’s degree in another country. To be eligible to apply for a loan, you must be a resident of one of the 28 EU Member States or one of the five non-EU Programme Countries.
Click here for more information http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/masters-loans_en.htm
Applicants from the USA:
The Royal Irish Academy of Music is an approved institution for the Fulbright Foundation Scholarship Programme. Click here for more information: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/
Applicants from Turkey:
The Dr. Nejat Eczacibasi Foundation offers scholarship opportunities for prospective postgraduate students from Turkey. For further information, please visit http://www.eczacibasi.com.tr/channels/1.asp?id=77 or telephone the Foundation at 0212 371 71 60.
Scholarships and Assistantships
Student scholarships and faculty assistant positions can be awarded up to a maximum of €5,000. Such scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are based on the quality of the candidate’s performance and interview at audition time.
Fees for 2020/21 entry will be published when they are confirmed by the Finance Committee in Autumn 2019.