ACM Update: Student Finance Applications are GO!

07 Jun 2019

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The Student Finance portal is now open to enable eligible students to submit an online application for student finance including tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and grants. If you’re in possession of an offer of study for ACM, here’s the exact information you will need to submit an application for financial support for study at either ACM Guildford or Birmingham in 2019/20…

What to do now:

Please apply for funding for 2019/20 without delay using the following links and course codes. If you have already made an online account/portal you must re-apply using the same login details.

We would strongly recommend that you provide all the supporting evidence and details required as part of the application as soon as possible. Applications can be processed in as little as 6 weeks where additional information is not required.

Applicants from England – Click here

Applicants from Scotland – Click here

Applicants from Wales – Click here

Applicants from Northern Ireland – Click here

EU Students – you must apply via a paper form which can be downloaded here.

Course Codes

When submitting your application, please be certain to apply using the following codes:

Institution code: ACM Guildford Ltd
SLC Institution code: ABZS
UCAS institution code: A48
Campus code: Guildford (A) or Birmingham (C)

Please Note:

All ACM Guildford and Birmingham Students need to submit their application via ACM Guildford Ltd.The courses have been listed as the formal degree you will be awarded and will not include your individual pathway title.

All ACM London students need to allow for funding via Falmouth University.

New Birmingham or Guildford students starting your course in Sept 2019:

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Continuing Guildford or Birmingham Students that started your course prior to the 2019/20 academic year:
These courses were only added by the SLC recently and have not been listed using the Accelerated word due to changes in how the SLC system works.

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Course title for the 2 year study option:
BA (Hons) Music Industry Practice (Accelerated Degree)
The maximum loan amount to apply for against this course is:
£11,100 for English, Northern Irish and EU students
£9, 250 for Welsh students
£7,400 for Scottish students

Course title for the 3 year study option:
BA (Hons) Music Industry Practice with Foundation (Accelerated Degree)
The maximum loan amount to apply for against this course is:
£9,250 for English, Welsh, Northern Irish and EU students
£7,400 for Scottish students

We have appreciated your patience while the finance portal was set-up and have ensured that trained staff are now on hand to help you with your application, if you need them. If you have any queries or require any support, please do not hesitate to contact us at or give us a call on 01483 500 800.