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Tuition Fees

Tuition fees are as follows:

If you are 16, 17 or 18 years old on the 31st August 2017, and you are a home or an EU student, your course is free and there are no fees to pay.

If you are 19+ at the start of your course, your fees are £4,220 per annum. Advanced Learning Loans are now available for all or part of your fees for the majority of FRA programmes. It is easy to apply for these government funded loans, your household income is not taken into account and there is no credit check. You will not have to pay anything back until your income is over £21,000 per year.  For more details about the advanced learning loan and to apply please follow this link www.gov.uk/advancedlearnerloan. For a list of FAQ's please contact info@fra.ac.uk. 

If this is your first full Level 3 qualification you may be eligible for a concession fee and study for free. Please contact Student Registry on 0300 247 4000 for more information.

If you choose to fund the course without a loan, flexible payment plans are available. Please contact Student Registry on 0300 247 4000 for more information.

DIRECT DEBIT: Direct debit has been added to our payment methods. This will enable you to spread the cost of your tuition into affordable instalments. To take advantage of this please call us on 0207 307 2352 to set up your direct debit.

Disclaimer on fees: Tuition fees are subject to change - the fees due are effective at enrolment.

A course materials contribution of £99 per year will apply to the following courses:

  • Level 3 Fashion Design
  • Level 4 Visual Merchandising
  • Level 4 Garment Technology for Fashion
  • Level 4 Fast Track Visual Merchandising

If you are an international student your course fees are £7,000. The FRA welcomes international students on Level 4 courses with approval from the UK Visas and Immigration.

Methods of Payment


Cheques
You may pay by personal cheque, bankers draft or Travellers Cheques. All cheques must be in pounds sterling and made payable to Fashion Retail Academy.

Credit and Debit Card
Direct debit has been added to our payment methods. This will enable you to spread the cost of your tuition into affordable instalments. To take advantage of this please call us on 0207 307 2352 to set up your direct debit

To pay your tuition fees by credit or debit card the cardholder must be present at the time of payment.  The FRA are PCI compliant for credit cards.

Confirmation of your enrolment, if you have fees to pay, is only guaranteed once a deposit has been paid. The deposit is £350. As the leading provider of Fashion Retail education our courses fill quickly so we advise you to secure your place as soon as your formal offer is made. For 19+ tuition fees, £300 of the deposit will be reimbursed once the student loan is confirmed.

Depending on your age and economic circumstances we offer payment plans to help you spread the cost of your fees. To find out more please contact our Finance department on 020 7341 2352 for further details.

If you are 19+ on 31st of August in 2016 (for Fast Track/Intensive courses) or 2017 (for Full Time Traditional course), you are required to make a deposit payment of £350. We require this payment to secure your application, and expect this to be paid within one month of receiving this email.

The deposit will contribute toward your course fees and is non-refundable in the event that you change your mind. If you provide evidence that you are entitled to pay no fees, any deposit paid will be refunded. In the highly unlikely event that the course is cancelled, your deposit will be refunded in full. For more information on this please see the fees and funding section of our website or call student registry on 0300 247 4000.

If you wish to discuss your deposit payment, or you require confirmation that your deposit has been received, please contact the Finance Team on 020 7307 2352.

You have the following options to pay that deposit:

  1. send a cheque payable to Fashion Retail Academy of £350 to Fashion Retail Academy, Finance Department, 7-15 Gresse Street, London W1T 1QT, or;
  2. contact the Finance Department on 020 7307 2352 or 020 7307 2361 and pay by credit card or;
  3. by bank transfer to: Bank of Scotland, account name: Fashion Retail Academy, Account number: 06079978, Sort Code: 80-20-00, Reference: your first name and surname

All tuition fees and deposits are non refundable.

In the unlikely event that we cancel a course we will offer a full refund.

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