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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

Fees and Funding

HNC LessonThe tuition fees for the HNC are as follows:

Full time (Home/ EU) student: £3000

Part Time per HN credit £250

Full time (Overseas/ Rest of UK) student: £5650

Students who are eligible for SAAS (Student Awards Agency for Scotland) funding support of £1205 will pay £1795. EU students are also eligible for support.

Instalment payment plans can be arranged.

A registration fee of £100.00 is payable to take up an offer of a place on this course. Application fees are allocated against overall course costs and are non-refundable unless we are unable to offer you a place.

Student loans of up to £6,500.00 and bursaries of £1,750.00 are available depending on individual circumstances.

For further details please check the SAAS website.

Students from the Rest of the UK may obtain funding support from agencies in their home country:

Student Finance England

Student Finance Northern Ireland 

Student Finance Wales
 

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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