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Summer School Fees and Refund Policy

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

Tuition and Social Programme Fees (per week)

Summer School 2021

2 - 3 weeks

4 - 5 weeks

6 - 7 weeks

8 weeks

General English 
(15 hours)





General English + Social Programme**





Intensive English* 
(20 hours)





Intensive English* + Social Programme**





*Intensive English includes 15 hours of General English and 5 hours of either English Plus or IELTS Preparation. 

**All entrance tickets and coach hire for trips out of Edinburgh are included in the price of the social programme. Students will need to pay for their own food and drinks, and any required travel within Edinburgh city. 

Prices include: 

  • Language level placement test 
  • All course materials 
  • Certificate of completion 
  • Free access to College Wifi and IT facilities on campus 
  • Student support services

Accommodation and Lunch Packages (per week)

Summer School 2021

Homestay Accommodation


Single Room


Homestay Accommodation


Shared Room


Homestay Accommodation


Single Room


Lunch in the college cafeteria

Monday - Friday


One-off Fees (optional)

Summer School 2021, no hidden booking, registration or course materials fees.

Airport transfer

Students are met by an Edinburgh College staff member upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport. Staff will organise a private taxi transfer to the student’s accommodation

(one-off fee)

Staff will organise a private taxi transfer from the student’s accommodation to Edinburgh Airport

(one-off fee)

Example Price Comparison

General English (15 hours per week) + Social Programme + Homestay accommodation (single room, half board) + Airport transfer (arrival only)

No. of weeks








Total Price








Please note: IELTS exams must be booked separately at a local exam centre (estimated cost £160 - £200)  


A deposit of £200* is required to confirm your place on the Summer School. The £200 deposit is non-refundable and will be deducted from your total course fees. The remaining course fees are due four weeks* before the start date of your course. 

* If you require a visa to study in the UK, we may require a higher deposit / earlier payment of full fees. 

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How to Pay

Summer School Fees can be paid using our international payments platform: WU® GlobalPay for Students. 

This fast and reliable service allows you to pay in your local currency via bank transfer or by using a wide range of local online payment options including Alipay, UnionPay, India NetBanking and more without incurring any transaction charges. 

Benefits of using Western Union GlobalPay include:

  • Pay fees in your local currency.
  • Avoid fees and international foreign exchange charges from your bank.
  • Easy to use on smartphones and other mobile devices.
  • Pay online or by bank transfer.
  • Rest assured knowing your payments are received in full by Edinburgh College.
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