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Course fees and dates

There are a number of points during the year that you can join the course, each with a different fee.

To cater for different student needs and levels, the English for University Study Programme has entry points in September, January and April/May. To work out the best month to start, please see our entry requirements.

Semester dates and fees

Start dateEnd dateTotal fee
23 September 201913 December 2019£3,410
23 September 201927 March 2020£6,820
23 September 201912 June 2020£9,300
13 January 202027 March 2020£3,410
13 January 202012 June 2020£5,890
20 April 202012 June 2020£2,480

Paying your fees

Fees are usually payable in full on the first day of the course, although September-entry students may pay fees in three instalments and January-entry students may pay fees in two instalments. The first instalment is due on the first day of the course.

Ways to pay

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

You can pay your EfUS fees using a debit or credit card (American Express not accepted). Please download and complete the ELP Card payment form and email it to elp_finance@cardiff.ac.uk

Please read this information carefully to help you to pay your EfUS fees by bank transfer.

It is your responsibility to ensure you follow the instructions on this page to allow us to trace your bank transfer payment.

  1. You must include the following information in the payment:
    • Student number - if you do not put this, we will not know that you have paid
    • Student full name
    • EfUS Programme course code: BF069
  2. You will need to check how much your bank will charge for the bank transfer and include it in your payment. All bank charges must be covered by your payment transfer.
  3. Please transfer only your EfUS Programme fees.
    1. Do not include your accommodation fee.
    2. Do not include your undergraduate or postgraduate tuition fees.
  4. After payment, please send us a copy of your bank transfer receipt to elp_finance@cardiff.ac.uk

Account Details:

Bank Address: Lloyds Bank, 1 Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2AF
Account Name: Cardiff University Receivables Account
Account Number: 17855560
Sort Code: 30-67-64
BIC: LOYDGB21707
IBAN Number: GB70 LOYD 3067 6417 8555 60

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 EfUS course term.

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