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Summer School Fees and Bookings

Studying with our Summer School comes with tuition, accommodation and other fees.

Early Bird Discounts 

10% early bird discount on all course fees when you book and pay a deposit for one of our packages before:  

  • 30 November 2023 for courses starting on 15 January 2024  
  • 1 February 2024 for courses starting on 8 April 2024  
  • 1 March 2024 for courses starting on 1 July 2024 and all Summer School packages  
  • 1 July 2024 for courses starting on 23 September 2024  

5% early bird discount on all course fees for Summer School courses if you book and pay the deposit by 1 April 2024. 

Summer School Packages

  • Summer School runs from 1 July – 24 August 2024 
  • Start dates available every Monday  1 July – 12 August 2024
  • Summer School can be booked for 2-8 weeks
Package 2 weeks 4 weeks 8 weeks
Course only  £480  £960  £1,920 
Course and Accommodation Package  £995 £1925  £3785 
Full Package  £1,144  £2,168 £4,236 
Intensive English Upgrade  £120  £240  £480 
Social Programme add-on £160 £320 £640


Package Options

Package Options What's Included
Course only

15 hours General English classes per week 

Course and Accommodation Package 

15 hours General English classes per week  

Homestay accommodation (single room, half-board)* 

Airport transfer (arrival only)  

Full Package 

15 hours General English classes per week  

Homestay accommodation (single room, half-board)* 

Airport transfer (arrival and departure)  

Travel pass  

Weekday lunches  

Intensive English Upgrade 

+5 hours of Intensive English classes per week  

English Plus Upgrade 

+5 hours of English Plus workshops per week  

Social programme add-on 

(only available during Summer School in July – August) 

3 x afternoon / evening activities in Edinburgh (per week) 

1 x full day excursion (per week) 


If these package bookings are not suitable for you, please complete our full application form. We can offer flexible bookings for students to study for anything from 2 – 44 weeks with course start dates throughout the year.

Course Fees per week

Course Duration General English - 15 hours per week Intensive English - 20 hours per week
2-8 weeks £240 £300
9-23 weeks £220 £280
24-35 weeks £205 £265
36-44 weeks £200 £260

Refund Policy

Read more about our refund policy.

Additional Services

We offer a range of additional services that can be added on to your experience.

Social Programme

Social Programme is only available during the Summer School period 1 July – 24 August 2024.

What's Included Price Per Week

1x full day excursion

3 x afternoon/evening activities 



Homestay Accommodation

Live with a local host or host family on a half-board or self-catering basis.

What's Included Price Per Week
Single room, half-board  £200
Shared room, half-board  £170
Single room, self-catering  £170
Christmas Holiday/Summer School Supplement £25


Weekday Lunch Package

What's Included Price Per Week
Lunch provided in the college cafeteria £35


Airport Transfers

Our International Team can arrange airport transfers and local transport passes for our international students. Local transport passes include travel on Edinburgh buses and trams. 

What's Included Price Per Week
On arrival transfer  £65
On departure transfer £35


Edinburgh Travel Pass

What's Included Price Per Week
1-3 weeks  £22
4-35 weeks  £17
36 weeks – 1 year  £590 (one off payment)

Calculate Your Fees

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Book your place for Summer School

If you have any questions or need help with your application, please email summerschool@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Apply for Summer School

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Applications, Fees and Information

Access Courses

All access courses are at either Level 5 or Level 6 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

Access Courses

English Plus

Designed for you to improve your English language skills and get a taste of the College experience.

English Plus

General and Intensive English

General English will enhance your language and communication skills. Intensive English will help you progress faster.

General English and Intensive English

Higher Education Courses

HNC and HND are advanced qualifications equivalent to the first two years of study at university.

Higher Education courses

Year Round English Language

A range of English Language programmes for students for students aged 16 and over from elementary to advanced level.

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