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Paying your Pre-sessional fees

If you have an offer for the Pre-sessional, you can pay your tuition fees before you arrive in Cardiff for the course. This will save you time when you enrol at the start of the course.

The following instructions relate to paying your Pre-sessional tuition fees only.

If you have any questions about fee payment, please contact:

ELP Finance

Course fees

20 Week Pre-sessional£6,500
12 Week Pre-sessional£4,140
10 Week Pre-sessional£3,450
8 Week Pre-sessional£2,760

Ways to pay

We only accept the following methods of payment. We cannot accept payment by cash, bank draft (cheque) or travellers' cheques.

This payment method allows you, your parents or sponsors to pay in your own currency, so you don’t have to worry about exchange rates, bank fees or funds arriving short at the University. With this service, you will be able to track your payment. The platform allows you to pay via international bank transfer, Alipay, Sofort, Trustly, Tenpay, RMB bank transfer, Poli, UnionPay credit / debit card, Hana Bank, ICICI bank and iDeal.

Payments made by telephonic transfer or bank transfer should be made to:

Lloyds Bank, 1 Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2AF
Account: Cardiff University Receiveables Account
Account No: 17855560
Sort Code: 30-67-64
IBAN NO: GB70 LOYD 3067 6417 8555 60

You can pay your Pre-sessional fees using a debit or credit card (American Express not accepted). Please use the ELP Card payment form and email it to ELP Finance.

Some of the above methods may incur bank charges which vary depending on your country, but are usually between £5 and £20. Please ensure you allow extra money for any bank charges when paying your fees.

Sponsored students

If you will be sponsored (for example, by your government or by another institution), please ensure you bring your financial guarantee letter with you when you begin the Pre-sessional course.

You can send us your financial guarantee letter by email to ELP Finance as soon as you receive it.