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Fees and Payment

Course Fees 2020/21

Course Type

Cost Per Year - £ GBP

 Level 2/Level 3 Diplomas

£7000 (non-EU)

£2000 (EU)

Higher Education Courses (HNC/HND)

 £9000
International Foundation Programme (10 months)* £9000

International Foundation Programme (6 months)

£7000
Study Abroad - Diploma and EFL Classes (1 term)

£2500 (non-EU)

£2000 (EU)

Study Abroad - Diploma and EFL Classes (1.5 terms) £3500 (non-EU)
Study Abroad - Diploma and EFL Classes (2 terms) £4600 (EU)

 *A number of scholarships are available for this course, awarding successful applicants a partial tuition fee waiver of 20%. Apply early to maximise your chances of securing one of these.

Please note that courses will also have an add-on materials and trips fee.

Registration fee is £50.00

Full-time English as a Foreign Language (EFL) 2020/21


Type of course

Cost per week

1-7 weeks 

Cost per week

8-19 weeks

Cost per week

20+ weeks

General English (17.5 hours)   175  166 157
General English with Exam Preparation (20.5 hours)  205 196 187


Prices exclude the £5.00 course materials fee, a course book for £30.00 and £50.00 registration fee

Fees also include trips, excursions, and use of the excellent college facilities. Also included is a place on the Saturday excursions (2 per term) to places of interest in England. Business English and optional courses (Academic English as well as preparation courses for Cambridge examinations, including PET, FCE, CAE, CPE and IELTS are charged at the same rate as General English. IELTS examinations fee will cost approximately £165, PET: £40, FCE: £77, CAE: £81, CPE: £88. 

Deposit: £250 per term required

Scheduling

Gloucestershire College will make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the course you have booked. In exceptional circumstances, we reserve the right to change classrooms, teachers, location, and daily schedules.

Gloucestershire College reserves the right to close classes and courses that have very few students and to offer alternative courses or schedules of a similar specification or value.

Refunds: See below

Part-time English as a Foreign Language (EFL) 2020/21

General EFL classes are Monday-Friday 09.00-13.00 and exam preperation classes Wednesdays 14.00-17.00 

Class

 

Time

 

Number of hours

 

Cost per class GBP
General English 09.00-13.00 3.5 35
Exam Preparation 14.00-17.00  3 30

Fees are payable in advance for the term. For general English and evening classes there is also a course book and materials fee of £30. For options classes there is a materials fee of £5. For a small extra charge you can also join the Saturday excursions (2-3 per term approx. £12-£15 per trip) to places of interest in England. Business English and optional courses (Academic English as well as preparation courses for Cambridge examinations, including PET, FCE, CAE, CPE and IELTS) are charged at the same rate as General English. IELTS examinations fee will cost approximately £165, PET: £40, FCE: £77, CAE: £81, CPE: £88. 

Deposit: Not needed

Scheduling

Gloucestershire College will make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the course you have booked. In exceptional circumstances, we reserve the right to change classrooms, teachers, location, and daily schedules.

Gloucestershire College reserves the right to close classes and courses that have very few students and to offer alternative courses or schedules of a similar specification or value.

Refunds: See below

One-to-one EFL 

Subject to availability - please enquire

Number of hours

Cost (per hour)

1-4 £50
5-19 £45
20+ £40

Junior Homestay Summer School Dates and Costs 2020

Dates start and finish on Sunday, the travel day

Junior packages for 2020 include full-board homestay (with lunch vouchers) and include admission on Saturday excursions

Cheltenham Junior Summer School (12-14 yrs/ 15-17yrs) - 29th June - 31st July 2020 (Independent and group bookings)

Gloucester Junior Summer School (12-14 yrs/ 15-17yrs) 13th July - 31st July 2020 (Group bookings only)

Course and length Course cost - £ GBP Accommodation
- £ GBP
Total - £ GBP
2 weeks 865 360 1225
3 weeks 1205 525 1730
3 weeks and 4 days (max 26 nights for 12-15yrs) 1497 643 2140
4 weeks (16yrs+ only) 1575 690 2265
5 weeks 1780 855 2635
Deposit for direct bookings 200    

Students may book our airport transfer service before arrival and departure. The cost of this will range from £90-£202 depending on which airport you arrive/depart at. There is also a £27 per hour charge if the taxi has to wait.

Courses include 15 hours (20 lessons) in class for Juniors with an option to extend to 18 hours and 18 hours (24 lessons) for Adults. Course materials, transport for day trips, full activities programme, learning facilities and administration charges are included. Airport transfers are not included but can be arranged. Host family accommodation is full board (lunch vouchers or packed lunches on excursion days) and includes light laundry. Students under 16 must book our airport transfer service before arrival and departure. The cost of this will range from £90-£202 depending on which airport you arrive/depart at. There is also a £27 per hour charge if the taxi has to wait. You must also carry your Parental Travel Consent Form for production on request.

Junior Residential Summer School Dates and Costs 2021

 (12-14 yrs/ 15-17yrs) - Dates tbc 2021 (Independent and group bookings)

Course and length

Course cost - £GBP

2 weeks  1780

Adult Summer School Dates and Costs 2020

Gloucester Junior Summer School (12-14 yrs/ 15-17yrs) 13th July - 31st July 2020 (Group bookings only)

Course and length Course cost - £ GBP Accommodation
- £ GBP
Total - £ GBP
2 weeks 600 360 960
3 weeks 855 525 1380
4 weeks 1120 690 1810
5 weeks 1375 855 2230
6 weeks 1595 1020  2615
7 weeks 1770 1185  2955
8 weeks 1925 1350 3275
9 weeks 2060 1515 3575

Accommodation Costs 2020/21

Accommodation type

Cost 

Standard half-board homestay (single/twin) £150 per week
Premium half-board homestay with private bathroom (single)  £185 per week
Summer full-board homestay (single/twin) June-August  £165 per week
Self-catering homestay  £90 per week
One academic year based on standard homestay £6335
Weekly retainer for unoccupied homestay during holiday periods £30 per week
Halls of Residence (18+ only)  Enquire with Student Digs

Students need to pay the college in advance for the term or pay their host family a week in advance directly.  

To pay fees please contact the International Office either on 01242 532140 or email international@gloscol.ac.uk

 

 

 

Refund Policy - International/EFL

 

 

 

(i)

The College cannot give a refund of deposit or fees in a case of a change of mind after the start your course. You cannot, for example, reduce the number of hours you study per week and convert these into one-to-one classes. You cannot reduce the number of hours to study per day in order to lengthen the duration of your course. 

 

 

(ii)

All refund applications must be made at least two weeks before the course start date.

 

 

(iii)

Any refunds can only be made to the original payer (the person who made the payment to the College) using the original method of payment (e.g., bank transfer, credit card).

 

 

Visa Refusals, Applicable to Student Visitor Visa (“SVV”), Extended Student Visitor Visa (“ESVV”) and Tier 4 Visas. 

 

 

(iv)

If your visa application is refused, Gloucestershire College will refund full fees minus 25% of any deposit paid. This will be retained and the rest will be refunded, subject to the college viewing satisfactory documentation. Exceptions to this are the instances outlined in points (v) and (vi) below where deposits and full fees will not be refunded.

 

 

(v)

If your visa application is refused on the grounds that documents submitted were fraudulent, Gloucestershire College accepts no responsibility to refund any deposit or fees already paid.

 

 

(vi)

Gloucestershire College accepts no liability for visa applications which are refused on the grounds of, or as a consequence of:

·         incomplete or inaccurate visa applications being submitted.

·         insufficient or inappropriate proof of funding being submitted

·         inaccurate information submitted on the course application form

·         dishonesty in the visa application/interview. 

In all the instances outlined in point (vi) any deposit or fees already paid will be retained by Gloucestershire College. 

 

 

(vii)

In order to reduce risk of visas being rejected Gloucestershire College strongly recommends getting professional advice from the local immigration consultants or reputable agents. UK Visa & Immigration (or “UKVI”) regulations are updated frequently, and it is the student’s sole responsibility to ensure that they are familiar with the most up to date UKVI regulations. Students on a visa must familiarise themselves with UKVI regulations and at all times abide by the conditions of their visa. 

 

 

(viii)

If Gloucestershire College documentation is deemed as unsatisfactory and served as the reason for a visa refusal, Gloucestershire College is committed to refund in full.