Fees and how to pay

Further Education (FE)

Learners aged 16-18 - Free

If you are a 19-23 year old studying a first full level 3 programme your course fee could be free if you satisfy the eligibility criteria. Please contact the college at asc@newdur.ac.uk 0191 375 4400 for further information or the enrolment team during main enrolment.

Learners aged 19 and above

For full Level 3 or Level 4 courses - Fees are payable however learners may apply for an Advanced Learning Loan – visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans or call 0300 100 0619

For courses below Level 3:

In receipt of benefits or on a low Income your course fees could be free. Please contact the college at asc@newdur.ac.uk for further information or the enrolment team during main enrolment.

Any student being supported by an employer or sponsor must provide a letter of authorisation upon enrolment.

All non-European Union students-fees are payable please contact our Finance Department for fee information.

In cases of hardship a recommendation can be made to the Deputy Chief Executive and Principal who will make the final decision.

Where the College cancels a course a full refund will be made.

Other refunds by application only.

Please note: Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all information relating to courses and fees is correct on the website it is always advisable to call our ASC team to check the current situation with regards to fees and funding.

 

Further Education (FE) payment terms

Where fees are payable, any student who does not comply with the payment policy will not be enrolled and will therefore not be guaranteed a place on the course.

Aged 19+

  • Fees of up to £200 are to be paid upon enrolment.
  • Fees of £201 and above a 20% deposit is required on enrolment and the balance to be paid in three equal monthly instalments from the start of the course by Instalment plan.

(Up to six months may be available on fees over £550. For courses of less than 3 months shorter terms will apply.)*

Full Cost Courses

  • All fees under £500 must be paid upon enrolment in full or a sponsor/employment letter must be provided. (Instalments may apply for fees above £500)
  • No fee remission is available for full cost courses.
  • No refunds apply unless the College cancels the course.

Any non payment/default of fees will result in access to College facilities being restricted.

Apprenticeships

Please contact the Apprenticeship Office for further details and fee information.

* Any rejected Instalment collections are subject to a £15 administration fee.

 

Full/part-time Higher Education (FTHE/PTHE)

All fees are payable (no fee remission applies).

Financial help may be available through Student Finance England who can be contacted directly at www.gov.uk/studentfinance or call 0300 100 0607.

Students applying for student finance must sign a declaration upon enrolment accepting liability for any fees not paid by the Student Loans Company. An arrangement to pay fees must be in place no later than 3 weeks from the course start date.

Fees are payable either through a tuition fee loan.

Or

In three instalments due at the beginning of each term.

25% Term 1

25% Term 2

50% Term 3

or

Any student being supported by an employer or sponsor must provide a letter of authorisation upon enrolment.

 

Finance policies

For full details on our Fees Policy for 2018/19 please click here

For full details on our Refund Policy for 2018/19 please click here

 

The Finance Office

Our Finance Office can help you with information concerning fees. They can be contacted on (0191) 375 4068 or email income@newdur.ac.uk.

 

Advice on Funding

The Advice, Support and Careers (ASC) section of the website has further information on funding, click here  to find out more.

Related information

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Full-time Higher Education fee information 2018/19

Fee information relating to the academic year 2018/19 for full-time higher education programmes.