Course fees for International Students at Canterbury College vary according to your level of study.
|Course Type||Course Level||International Fees 2012/2013|
|Further Education||Level 3 Courses||£5000 per annum|
|Higher Education||Level 4, 5 & 6 Courses||£7000 per annum|
All courses for international students are full time. Fees are set for the 2010-2011 academic year which commences in September 2010. Fees for future years of study may vary.
If we make an offer, we will request a 50% deposit of your course fees to secure your place. The balance of your first year’s fees are payable upon enrolment when you arrive at Canterbury College. If you require a visa under the UK Border Agency Tier 4 Points Based System, we will only issue relevant documentation once the deposit has been received. For full information about Student Visas please refer to the link on the left of this page
Do you need to pay international fees?
All Colleges and Universities in the UK categorise students as Home or International students for fee assessment purposes. It is important to understand whether you are a Home Student or an International Student, and Canterbury College will be happy to help identify which status applies to you by asking just a few questions and where necessary, by asking to see certain documentation. Please contact email@example.com if you require any assistance.
To be considered an International Student means to be ordinarily resident, a passport holder or citizen of a country outside the UK, EU and EEA.
Some students who live outside the UK hold British passports. However, even for these students there is a 3 year EU residency requirement. To be classed as a Home Student you will be required to have lived in the UK (or other EU countries) for the three years immediately before the start of the academic year in which the course begins, for reasons other than wholly or mainly receiving full time education and they must be living in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland (or other EU countries) on the first day of the academic year.
On this date the student must also have settled status - which means they must be settled in the UK within the meaning of the Immigration Act of 1971.
If a student was away from the country because they or their family was temporarily employed abroad, they may be treated as if their residence in the UK had not been interrupted. For further information see the DIUS website on: http://direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
Your status, which is set on 1 September of the year that you start your course, will be reviewed by our registry team when you enrol for your course, at which time International Students will be required to pay any outstanding balance of their fees to secure their place at their course.
The criteria which determine whether a student must pay ‘home’ fees or ‘overseas’ fees are not the same for Further Education (FE) and for Higher Education (HE) studies. Therefore you should be aware that even if you qualify for ‘home’ fee status for a Further Education (FE) course, you may not meet the criteria to be a ‘home’ student if you go on to study a Higher Education (HE) course.
Where can you find out about more your fee status?
The regulations regarding the fee status of a student are set by the UK Department for Education and Skills: www.dfes.gov.uk. The UK Council for International Students Affairs produces an excellent summarised version of these regulations in the form of an information sheet entitled “Tuition Fees: will I pay the ‘home’ or the ‘overseas’ rate for study in England, Wales or Northern Ireland?”) You may find it helpful to be aware of the other information sheets produced by UKCISA: http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/information_sheets.php.
If you are a student from the EU/EEA, please refer to link on the left of this page.
Please note that information may change from time to time and without notice. This information is correct at time of publishing.