Find out more about what you’ll need to pay, if you can get any funding, and how we can help you manage it all.
If, at the start of your course, you are aged 16–18 or aged 19–24 with an Education Health Care Plan, you are unlikely to pay any tuition fees for our funded programmes. There may be additional charges for materials, trips, and kit to enhance your learning experience. These are kept to a minimum. If you are not a UK citizen, you can use the UKCISA website to confirm if you need to pay an ‘overseas’ fee.
You might not have to pay fees on a funded course if you are:
If you are not a UK citizen and required to pay fees, you can use the UKCISA website to confirm whether you will need to pay a 'home' or 'overseas' fee.
Free Courses for Jobs
You might not have to pay fees on a Level 3 free course for jobs if you are:
Community Learning Courses
A limited number of free community learning places will be made available on some courses where indicated and to be eligible, you will need to be:
Advanced Learner Loan
If you are studying on a full-time Level 3 or 4 programme (not as part of an apprenticeship), you may be eligible to apply for a loan to help you pay your tuition fees. These loans are not means-tested or subject to credit checks, and you start repaying the loan when you earn over £27,295 per year.
Loans for Access to Higher education programmes are cleared if you go on to complete a higher education programme with the support of a higher education student loan.
For more information regarding eligibility criteria, please visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans
Please note: the following area is only for those with an offer for a course at our colleges. For access online, a link will be sent with your joining instructions.
See our HE page for financial support information
Payment may be made in person, over the phone or electronically.