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For Course Start Dates between 1st July 2015 and 31st August 2018

Application Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable once when you register with distancelearningcentre.com, however many courses you are studying.

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Course Fee = £950.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 365 maximum days of study.
  2. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £185.00 (zero. VAT).
    • £40.00 payable near the start of the course.
      • If you are paying monthly this will be debited along with your second instalment,
      • if 2-weekly then with your 3rd instalment,
      • if paying with single-payment it is collected 1 month from the start of your course.
    • £145.00 payable on achievement of 24 credits or 1 year from the date of registration, whichever is sooner.
  3. Total Fees = £1165.00 (inc. VAT) plus Application Fee if applicable.
GCSEs can be studied on their own or up to 2 can be studied at the same time as an Access Diploma.
  1. GCSEs available in Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Maths & Physics.
  2. Course Fee = £295.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 274 maximum days of study.
  3. Special Offers
    1. If studying more than one GCSE you get £20.00 off the second and £30.00 off any others you study with us.
    2. If studying at the same time as an Access Diploma, you get £20.00 off the first and £30.00 off the second. This offer does not apply to students who started their course prior to 1st August 2014.
PROGRESSION AWARDS can be studied on their own or, if you are studying an Access Diploma as well, the fees and maximum days of study for each Award are simply added to the cost/maximum days for your Diploma.
  1. Awards available in English, Maths & Science..
  2. Course Fee (73 days, 12 credits) for each Award = £190.00 (inc. VAT).
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £48.00 (zero. VAT) for each Award, payable part way through your course. Calculated from the Awarding Body tariff of £4.00 per credit. Minimum of £15.00 and a maximum of £120.00 across all the Progression Awards you are studying.
  4. Special Offers - if studying more than one Progression Award you get £10.00 off the second and £15.00 off the third.
LEVEL 3 SHORT COURSES AND ADDITIONAL CREDITS
  1. Course Fee = £70.00 per month (inc. VAT) or £14.00 (inc. VAT) per Credit, whichever is greater.
  2. Awarding Body Registration Fees:
    • DLC Short Courses - no fee.
    • Formally accredited Units (Unit Accreditation) is classed by the Awarding Body and QAA as an Access Diploma which has not been completed. Therefore the full Access Diploma Awarding Body Registration Fee applies (see above).
OTHER FEES
  1. Extension Monthly Tuition Fee = £70.00 per calendar month (inc. VAT). Applicable to all courses with a maximum study days limit. This price applies between the dates above. This price is charged at the current rate at the time you require it so may change between you starting the course and requiring the fee. Please check the current rate on the main Course Fees page.
  2. Late Payment Penalty Fee = £20.00 (inc. VAT).
  3. Other Awarding Body Fees = £40 (zero. VAT) typically - the Awarding Body will charge if you wish to change course (once you are registered), for amendments to names or grades on Certificates or re-issues.

For Course Start Dates between 1st March 2015 and 30th June 2015

All course Fees remained the same. However, the Awarding Body Registration Fee for Access to Higher Education Diploma students who we register with the awarding body after the 30th of June rose from a total of £120.00 to £185.00.

For Course Start Dates between 1st August 2014 and 28th February 2015

Application Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable once when you register with distancelearningcentre.com, however many courses you are studying.

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Course Fee = £849.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 365 maximum days of study.
  2. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £120.00 (zero. VAT). £40.00 payable near the start of the course, £80.00 payable on achievement of 30 credits or 1 year from the date of registration, whichever is sooner.
  3. Total Fees = £969.00 (inc. VAT) plus Application Fee if applicable.
GCSEs can be studied on their own or up to 2 can be studied at the same time as an Access Diploma.
  1. GCSEs available in Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Maths & Physics.
  2. Course Fee = £295.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 274 maximum days of study.
  3. Special Offers
    1. If studying more than one GCSE you get £20.00 off the second and £30.00 off any others you study with us.
    2. If studying at the same time as an Access Diploma, you get £20.00 off the first and £30.00 off the second. This offer does not apply to students who started their course prior to 1st August 2014.
PROGRESSION AWARDS can be studied on their own or, if you are studying an Access Diploma as well, the fees and maximum days of study for each Award are simply added to the cost/maximum days for your Diploma.
  1. Awards available in English, Maths & Science..
  2. Course Fee (73 days, 12 credits) for each Award = £169.80 (inc. VAT).
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £48.00 (zero. VAT) for each Award, payable part way through your course. Calculated from the Awarding Body tariff of £4.00 per credit. Minimum of £15.00 and a maximum of £120.00 across all the Progression Awards you are studying.
  4. Special Offers - if studying more than one Progression Award you get £10.00 off the second and £15.00 off the third.
LEVEL 3 SHORT COURSES AND ADDITIONAL CREDITS
  1. Course Fee = £70.00 per month (inc. VAT) or £14.00 (inc. VAT) per Credit, whichever is greater.
  2. Awarding Body Registration Fees:
    • DLC Short Courses - no fee.
    • Formally accredited Units (Unit Accreditation) is classed by the Awarding Body and QAA as an Access Diploma which has not been completed. Therefore the full Access Diploma Awarding Body Registration Fee applies (see above).
OTHER FEES
  1. Extension Monthly Tuition Fee = £60.00 per calendar month (inc. VAT). Applicable to all courses with a maximum study days limit. This price applies between the dates above. This price is charged at the current rate at the time you require it so may change between you starting the course and requiring the fee. Please check the current rate on the main Course Fees page.
  2. Late Payment Penalty Fee = £20.00 (inc. VAT).
  3. Other Awarding Body Fees = £25 (zero. VAT) typically - the Awarding Body will charge if you wish to change course (once you are registered), for amendments to names or grades on Certificates or re-issues.

For Course Start Dates between 1st April 2013 and 31st July 2014

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Enrolment Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £892.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 365 maximum days of study and includes the Awarding Body Registration Fee.
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fees (£100.00 (zero. VAT)) are included in these prices. There was also a £20.00 Awarding Body Registration Fee increase charged to students registered with the Awarding Body after the 1st August 2013.
  4. Total Fees = £922.00 (inc. VAT) or £942.00 (inc. VAT) - see above.
PROGRESSION AWARDS - can only be studied as an addition to your Access Diploma, the fees and 73 maximum days of study for each Award are simply added to the cost/maximum days for your Access Diploma.
  1. Maths Progression Award (12 credits) = £182.40 (inc. VAT).
  2. English Progression Award (12 credits) = £182.40 (inc. VAT).
  3. Science Progression Award (12 credits) = £182.40 (inc. VAT).
  4. Awarding Body Registration Fees for Progression Awards (at £2.00 (zero. VAT) per credit) are included in these prices.
GCSE EQUIVALENCES - can only be studied as an addition to your Access Diploma, the fees and maximum days of study for each Award are simply added to the cost/maximum days for your Access Diploma.
  1. English GCSE Equivalence (73 days, 12 credits) = £182.40 (inc. VAT).
  2. Science GCSE Equivalence (91 day, 15 credits) = £228.00 (inc. VAT).
  3. Maths GCSE Equivalence (110 days, 18 credits) = £273.60 (inc. VAT).
  4. Awarding Body Registration Fees for GCSEEs (at £2.00 (zero. VAT) per credit) are included in these prices.
LEVEL 3 SHORT COURSES AND ADDITIONAL CREDITS
  1. Enrolment Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £66.00 per month (inc. VAT) or £13.20 (inc. VAT) per Credit, whichever is greater.
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fees:
    • DLC Short Courses - no fee.
    • Additional credits beyond the 60 for an Access Diploma - no fee (although there is a limit as to how many credits you can add which is at the discretion of the Awarding Body).
    • Formally accredited Units (Unit Accreditation) is classed by the Awarding Body and QAA as an Access Diploma which has not been completed. Therefore the full Access Diploma Awarding Body Registration Fee applies (see above).
OTHER FEES
  1. Extension Monthly Tuition Fee = £60.00 per calendar month (inc. VAT). Applicable to all courses with a maximum study days limit. This price applies between the dates above. This price is charged at the current rate at the time you require it so may change between you starting the course and requiring the fee. Please check the current rate on the main Course Fees page.
  2. Late Payment Penalty Fee = £20.00 (inc. VAT)
  3. Other Awarding Body Fees = £25 (zero. VAT) typically - the Awarding Body will charge if you wish to change course (once you are registered), for amendments to names or grades on Certificates or re-issues.

For Course Start Dates between 1st September 2011 and 31st March 2013

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Enrolment Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £792.00 (inc. VAT), covers up to 365 maximum days of study.
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £100.00 (zero. VAT), payable part-way through the course before the point of Registration with the Awarding Body. There was also a £20.00 Awarding Body Registration Fee increase charged to students who were not registered with the Awarding Body before the 31st July 2013.
  4. Total Fees = £922.00 (inc. VAT) or £942.00 (inc. VAT) - see above.
GCSE EQUIVALENCES - can only be studied as an addition to your Access Diploma, the fees and maximum days of study for each Award are simply added to the cost/maximum days for your Access Diploma.
  1. English GCSE Equivalence (73 days, 12 credits) = £158.40 (inc. VAT).
  2. Science GCSE Equivalence (91 day, 15 credits) = £198.00 (inc. VAT).
  3. Maths GCSE Equivalence (110 days, 18 credits) = £237.60 (inc. VAT).
  4. Awarding Body Registration Fees for GCSEEs (zero. VAT) are not included in the price above. They are variable depending on GCSEE combination and Units studied within the Access Diploma, payable part-way through the course before the point of Registration with the Awarding Body.
LEVEL 3 SHORT COURSES AND ADDITIONAL CREDITS
  1. Enrolment Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £60.00 per month (inc. VAT) or £12.00 (inc. VAT) per Credit, whichever is greater.
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fees:
    • DLC Short Courses - no fee.
    • Additional credits beyond the 60 for an Access Diploma - no fee (although there is a limit as to how many credits you can add which is at the discretion of the Awarding Body).
    • Formally accredited Units (Unit Accreditation) is classed by the Awarding Body and QAA as an Access Diploma which has not been completed. Therefore the full Access Diploma Awarding Body Registration Fee applies (see above).
OTHER FEES
  1. Extension Monthly Tuition Fee = £60.00 per calendar month (inc. VAT). Applicable to all courses with a maximum study days limit. This price applies between the dates above. This price is charged at the current rate at the time you require it so may change between you starting the course and requiring the fee. Please check the current rate on the main Course Fees page.
  2. Late Payment Penalty Fee = £20.00 (inc. VAT)
  3. Re-Enrolment Fee = £30.00 (inc. VAT), for students who have been away from their studies for 6 months or more,

For Course Start Dates between 1st October 2009 and 31st August 2011

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Enrolment Fee = £25.54 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £612.77 (inc. VAT), covers up to 365 maximum days of study.
  3. Moderation Fee = £51.06 (inc. VAT), only payable on successful completion of the course or if you have not completed the whole course but want a Certificate for the Credits you have achieved.
  4. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £100.00 (zero. VAT), only payable on successful completion of the course or if you have not completed the whole course but want a Certificate for the Credits you have achieved.
  5. Total Fees = £789.37 (inc. VAT).
LEVEL 3 SHORT COURSES AND ADDITIONAL CREDITS
  1. Enrolment Fee = £25.54 (inc. VAT), payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £51.06 per month (inc. VAT) or £10.21 (inc. VAT) per Credit, whichever is greater.
  3. Awarding Body Registration Fees:
    • Additional credits beyond the 60 for an Access Diploma - no fee (although there is a limit as to how many credits you can add which is at the discretion of the Awarding Body).
    • Formally accredited Units (Unit Accreditation) is classed by the Awarding Body and QAA as an Access Diploma which has not been completed. Therefore the full Access Diploma Awarding Body Registration Fee applies (see above).
OTHER FEES
  1. Extension Monthly Tuition Fee = £51.06 per calendar month (inc. VAT). Applicable to all courses with a maximum study days limit. This price applies between the dates above. This price is charged at the current rate at the time you require it so may change between you starting the course and requiring the fee. Please check the current rate on the main Course Fees page.
  2. Late Payment Penalty Fee = £20.00 (inc. VAT)
  3. Re-Enrolment Fee = £25.54 (inc. VAT), for students who have been away from their studies for 6 months or more,

For Course Start Dates before 1st October 2009

ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS (60 credits)

  1. Enrolment Fee = £20.00, payable when you register with distancelearningcentre.com.
  2. Course Fee = £46.98 per calendar month.
  3. Moderation Fee = £51.06 (inc. VAT), only payable on successful completion of the course or if you have not completed the whole course but want a Certificate for the Credits you have achieved.
  4. Awarding Body Registration Fee = £105.00 (zero. VAT), only payable on successful completion of the course or if you have not completed the whole course but want a Certificate for the Credits you have achieved.