Which start date am I eligible for?

Your start date and intake will depend upon your current English language level and chosen programme.

International Year One

We run 2 different intakes for our International Year One (Business).

Choose your start date from the table below.

International Year One Duration Start date
IELTS 5.5 (no element below 5.5) 9 months October or February

International Foundation Programme

We run 3 different intakes for our International Foundation Programme.

Choose your start date from the table below.

International Foundation Programme Duration Start date
IELTS 4.5 (no element below 4.0) 3 terms October
IELTS 5.0 (no element below 4.5) 2 terms October or January

Important dates and application deadlines

October 2023 January 2024
Application deadline August 2023 December 2023
Enrolment 9 October 2023 15 January 2024
Course start date 16 October 2023 22 January 2024
Public Holidays

Please see a list of UK statutory bank holidays below.

Most banks, Post Offices and office-based businesses are closed on those dates; shops and supermarkets remain mostly open but may be subject to reduced opening hours. Please note that there is no teaching on these days.


  • New Year’s Day: Sunday 1 January 2023
  • Good Friday: Friday 7 April 2023
  • Easter Monday: Monday 10 April 2023
  • Early May Bank Holiday: Monday 1 May 2023
  • Bank Holiday for the Coronation of King Charles III: Monday 8 May 2023
  • Spring Bank Holiday: Monday 29 May 2023
  • August Bank Holiday: Monday 28 August 2023
  • Christmas Day: Monday 25 December 2023
  • Boxing Day: Tuesday 26 December 2023


  • New Year’s Day: Monday 1 January 2024
  • Good Friday: Friday 29 March 2024
  • Easter Monday: Monday 1 April 2024
  • Early May Bank Holiday: Monday 6 May 2024
  • Spring Bank Holiday: Monday 27 May 2024
  • August Bank Holiday: Monday 26 August 2024
  • Christmas Day: Wednesday 25 December 2024
  • Boxing Day: Thursday 26 December 2024

Tuition Fees

Course Duration Tuition fees 2023/24
International Year One (Business) 9 months £15,000
International Foundation Programme 2 terms

3 terms



Tuition fee payment deadlines

All students must pay the remainder of their tuition fee balance by the deadlines below:

  • October start: 1st working day of January
  • January start: 1st working day of April

Discount Guarantee

The discount guarantee does exactly what it says, and guarantees your fees in years 1, 2, 3 and 4 of your studies.

For example, if you receive a 10% scholarship/bursary/fee discount on your pathway fees, you will receive the same for the destination course. The fee for your pathway course will be included in your offer letter. You will also receive a conditional offer for your destination course with the same % included.

This will apply for the duration of your studies. The fee guarantee applies to the September and January intakes.

Fee Guarantee Terms

  • The fee shall be included in your pathway course offer and your main campus offer.
  • Fee increases based on annual inflation shall continue to apply.

For more information on payment methods, please visit our finance page.

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