Fees and Concessions

Please note that Kensington and Chelsea College joined Morley College London through merger on 3rd February 2020. As planning for courses with qualifications starts a year before their commencement, there are instances where similar courses are delivered in two centres, and the courses are listed with different fees.

The fees charged reflect previously differentiated costs of delivery, based on the local arrangements and resources at each centre. The policy of the College for accredited course fees during this transitional period is to maintain the course fees as previously advertised for 2020-21 to not disadvantage students. Work is well underway to harmonise all the fees for courses with qualifications in preparation for the 2021-22 academic year.

Residency

All guidance relating to fees applies to Home Learners only. This is generally anyone who has been living in the UK or EU for the last three years. However, there are exceptions, so if you have been in the UK or EU for a shorter period, please enquire with the enrolment team. If you are not a Home Learner, you are not entitled to any fee reduction and may have to pay a higher fee.

Students aged 18 and under on 31st of August of the current academic year

Waterloo Centre (including the Stockwell Centre, Lewington Centre and Pelham Hall) Enrolments

We cannot accept students under the age of 18 on the 31st of August of the academic year they are studying in, at the Waterloo Centre or related satellite sites.

Students who are under 19 on the 31st of August do qualify for free fees on accredited learning. Entry for under 19-year-olds is only available in exceptional circumstances after interview and assessment.  Please note that there might be material or other related expenses.

For further details please speak to Student Services enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk or 0207 450 1889.

North Kensington Centre and Chelsea Centre Enrolments

We welcome students who turned 16 on or after 31st of August in the academic year they are studying in, at the North Kensington and Chelsea Centres.

Students aged 16-18 qualify for free fees on accredited learning.

Please note that there might be material or other related expenses.

For further details please speak to Student Services enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk or 0207 450 1889.

Students aged 19 and over

Course fees should be paid in full before the start of the course, you can pay course fees:

  • By Mastercard or Visa credit or debit cards
  • By cash (only when enrolling in person)
  • By cheque, payable to Morley College 


Financial Support

If you receive an income-based state benefit you may qualify for a free accredited course or a reduced fee on an unaccredited course.  Evidence will be required.

  • In receipt of Job Seekers Allowance, National Insurance number will be required
  • In receipt of Employment & Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group), National Insurance number will be required
  • In receipt of Universal Credit, national Insurance number will be required
  • Unemployed, in receipt of any state benefit* and need skills to get back to work

Or

  • If you earn less than the London living wage (£20,962 annual gross salary) and live in a London borough you may qualify for a free accredited course Evidence will be required.

Morley College also offer a reduction on some non-accredited courses for those

  • Working, in receipt of any benefit, and with a family income of below £22k (Self-Declaration)
  • Mainly reliant on State Pension (both aged under and over 65)
  • A dependent of someone who is on benefits
  • A full-time student at another institution
  • An Asylum Seeker (different eligibility rules apply for Asylum seekers, please ask)

Senior fees

Please note these are not applicable for all courses.

If you are 65 or older and your income is below £17,000 a year, you can claim the senior fee. This is a self-declaration, so we do not require proof of this when you enrol. 

Free courses 

  • Any English or Maths course, including GCSE, but not English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Aged 19-23 at the start of your course and undertaking your first full Level 2 course (Self-Declaration)
  • Aged 19-23 at the start of your course and undertaking your first full Level 3 course (Self-Declaration)

International Students

Non-EU students pay higher fees and are not entitled to concessions or financial support. 

Sponsorship

If you are getting sponsored for your course.  We require a letter on company headed with the following information

  • Student Name
  • Course Details
  • Amount
  • Where & Who to invoice

Our finance team will then invoice for the fees

Staged payments

If you are not entitled to a reduced fee but are finding it difficult to pay for your course in one go, we can offer a Staged Payment Agreement to split the costs into three payments, if your course(s) costs £200 or more and lasts for more than 10 weeks.

Please talk to a member of student services staff about how your payments would be structured. You are liable for all payments under this agreement, even if you stop attending your class.

For Level 3 and above and Higher Education courses we can also offer staged payments please email enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk for details.

Examination fees

If you enrol on an accredited course you may need to pay additional registration and examination fees. Please check the details of your course or contact the relevant department for further information. There may be additional charges for re-sits.

Additional costs

Some courses may have additional costs for materials, visits etc. Please check the details of your course or contact the relevant department for further information.

Funding for Advanced Learning and Higher Education Courses

Student loans are available for some Level 3 and above courses. Click here for more information about Funding for Advanced and Higher Learning

Learner Support Fund

We can help you with a contribution towards childcare, travel and material costs on some accredited programmes of study. The amounts are based on your course and your travel distance to the college campus. This support is means-tested and you would need to attach proof of income or benefits with your application. The fund is only paid to those who meet the attendance criteria.

For all information on financial support please contact studentfinance@morleycollege.ac.uk for details.

Morley Bursary

Morley is committed to trying to remove the barriers to adult learning. We have a bursary fund to assist with fees and equipment for students who are in hardship above and beyond the set concession criteria. The bursary panel meets weekly and is committed to supporting those most in need. 

Please ask at reception or in the Advice and Guidance office for a form or download the Bursary Fund Application Form 20-21

Please complete and return to studentfinance@morleycollege.ac.uk