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Fees, Funding and Concessions

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 please enquire with the enrolment team. If you are not a Home Learner, you are not entitled to any fee reduction, you may have to pay a higher fee, and you won’t be entitled to any financial support

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 contact 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 contact Student Services: enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk or 0207 450 1889.

Financial Support for 16-18-year-olds

You may be eligible to apply for financial help while you are studying at Morley College. You will need to be enrolled on an applicable accredited course, and have a low household income or be in receipt of benefits.

Please click here for further information

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 

Please note you will not be entitled to financial support if you pay full 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 Payments, your course(s) has to be over £200 or more and last for more than 10 weeks.

Please click here for further information

Please note you will not be entitled to financial support if you pay full fees.

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 and Who to invoice

Our finance team will then invoice for the fees.   

Please note you will not be entitled to financial support if you are sponsored.

Fully Funded Courses

Your course will be free for you if you are studying:

  • 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 (Your Personal Learning record will be check for confirmation)
  • Aged 19-23 at the start of your course and undertaking your first full Level 3 course (Your Personal Learning record will be check for confirmation)
  • Aged 19 and above and undertaking your first full level 3 course as part of the National Skills Fund – Please click here for further information.

You may also qualify for a free course if you are enrolled onto

  • An accredited course up to Level 2 

OR

AND

You are

  • In receipt of Job Seekers Allowance, National Insurance number will be required          
  • In receipt of Employment & Support Allowance, National Insurance number will be required   
  • In receipt of Universal Credit, and the take home pay indicated on the Monthly Award Notice is less than £343 or £549 (joint claim).  National Insurance number and evidence will be required      
  • Unemployed, in receipt of any state benefit and the take home pay is less than £343 or £549 (joint claim) AND you want to be employed or move into sustainable employment. Evidence will be required. 
  • If you earn less than the London living wage (£21,157.50) annual gross salary) and live in a London borough you may qualify for a free accredited course. Evidence will be required.

If you are in receipt of the above you may qualify for a reduced fee on an unaccredited course

Senior Fees are now incorporated into Concession Fees

Concession Fees also incorporate Senior Fees, meaning, if you are over 65 and your income is below £21,157.50 you will qualify for our concessionary fee.

Funding for Advanced Learning and Higher Education Courses 

If you’re over 19 years old and want to take an Advanced Learning course (at level 3 and above), you may be eligible for the Advanced Learner Loan.  This loan would cover the costs of your tuition fees and once approved you can apply for the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary

Please click here for further information

There are higher education tuition fee loans available for HNC’s, HND’s and BA Top Ups.  This loan would cover the cost of tuition fees and you can apply for a means-tested maintenance loan at the same time. You must be 18 and above. 

Please click here for further information

Learner Support Fund Bursary 

We may be able to help you with contributions towards childcare, travel and materials for 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 provide proof of household income and/or benefits with your application. The fund is only paid to those who meet the attendance criteria.

Please click here for further information

Morley Bursary 

Morley has a discretionary bursary fund operated by the College to assist with course fees (for non-accredited courses) 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 click here for further information

International Students 

International students pay higher fees and are not entitled to concessions or financial support. 

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.

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