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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

If you are paying for your course via funding from a third party, there are a number of things you should bear in mind before you apply.

Securing your place on the course

All students (regardless of funding source) must confirm and secure their place by providing payment of either a first instalment or full payment of course fees.

If somebody else is paying for your course

If you are receiving funding via a third party (eg. From HEE, your employer or other source), it is your responsibility to ensure the fees are paid by the agreed dates (you may wish to pay the instalments yourself and claim the money back from us once your funder has made the full payment). 

If for any reason your third party funding is not confirmed or received, then you will remain liable for the course fee and a refund will not be made. 

If you have applied for a student loan

If you are intending to apply (or have applied) for a loan from the Student Loans Company (SLC) you can pay a £50 to secure your place on the course. This deposit is refunded once your loan is confirmed, and we have received payment from the SLC. Please note, Student loans only cover one course per year.

If after 2 weeks from your course start date, your loan has not been confirmed or proof of application has not been sent to the student financing team (, you will automatically revert on to our standard instalment plan. 
*Please note that ICE is not a part of the Advanced Learner Loan scheme. Applicants should apply to the SLC.

More details on student Loans can be found here. 

If you cancel your place

Please note that in line with our standard refund policy, liability for course fees is with you and not your funder. Please visit our Cancellations and Refunds policy page for more information.

Course type: 
Online Course
Part-time Master's Degree
Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
Professional development
Short Course (1 day)
Short Course (2-7 days)
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Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma

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