Fees for full-time further education students who are under 19
All full-time courses are free to students under 19. All you will need to pay is a £20 registration fee when you enrol at the college. Some courses may incur clothing or material costs which you will need to pay for. Further details are provided on the individual course pages.
Fees for part-time further education students who are under 19
All part-time courses will incur a tuition, examination fee and £20 registration fee. Some courses may incur clothing or material costs which you will need to pay for. Further details are provided on the individual course pages. To assist learners, a new direct debit scheme is being introduced to help spread the cost of tuition and examination fees.
Higher Education full-time course fees
Thanks to a non means tested Fee Grant funded by the Welsh Government, new full-time students ordinarily resident in Wales will pay no more than £3,900* per year in 2016/17.
*For the academic year 2016/17 the standard full-time fee for a HNC, HND or foundation degree is £7,500 per annum. The standard full-time fee for Certificate of Higher Education and BA or BSc Top-up courses is £9,000 per annum. The difference between the full fee and £3,900 is usually covered by the Fee Grant for Welsh students (terms and conditions apply).
Higher Education part-time course fees
At the time of going to print, part-time fee levels have not been confirmed for 2016/17. Please call us on 0800 1693825 for further information.
Funding and Grants available
Further education students
You may need help to pay for costs incurred by coming to college such as bus fares or books. If this is the case, our student support office (situated on the ground floor) will be able to advise you on the range of grants and funds you can apply for including:
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The college also offers an Academic Excellence Scholarship for students who attain seven or more A grades at GCSE. For further details, please click here.
Higher education students
There are a range of grants, schemes, loans and allowances available to help with course fees and living costs for full-time students in 2016/17.
You may be eligible for:
You may also be able to get extra help if you have adults or children who depend upon you financially. If you have any additional course-related costs due to a disability, you might be entitled to additional help through the Disabled Students’ Allowance.
Please note that some of this support is dependent on your household income.
You must make an application to Student Finance Wales for all support, including the Fee Grant. Please visit Student Finance Wales at www.studentfinancewales.co.uk or call 0300 200 4050.
The college also offers a range of bursaries and scholarships to help you with the costs of studying for a higher education degree.
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