Applicants should review below details carefully before proceeding to booking via the booking link on the relevant course-information page.

  • Each course meets once per week for 50 minutes as per programme timetable
  • Fees quoted are per one whole course (not per term) where courses run across two terms
  • Three rate categories are in operation (please see below) and the correct rate category must be selected on the enrolment portal when booking
  • Payment in installments is not available and course fees must therefore be paid in full at the time of enrolment

There is no enrolment deadline however we encourage enrolment no later than 5 days prior to the start of term

  • Main Programme (20 weeks) enrolment starts 1 September for courses running October to March
  • New Year Programme (20 weeks) enrolment starts 19 November for courses running January to July
  • Summer Programme (10 weeks) enrolment starts 1 March for courses running April/ May to July

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Price information

Main Programme (20 weeks)

Rate categoryEarly-bird fee
(applies 1-30 September only)
Full fee
(applies from 1 October)
Internal Rate £100 £110
Associate Rate £132.50 £145
Standard Rate £170 £187.50

NB: Please ensure correct payment is made as each enrolment & associated fee payment is individually validated

New Year Programme (20 weeks)

Rate categoryEarly-bird feeFee
Internal Rate n/a £110
Associate Rate n/a £145
Standard Rate n/a £187.50

NB: There is no early-bird option on this programme. Please ensure correct payment is made as each enrolment & associated fee payment is individually validated

Summer Programme (10 weeks)

Rate categoryEarly-bird feeFee
Internal Rate n/a  £55
Associate Rate n/a  £72.50
Standard Rate n/a  £94

NB: There is no early-bird option. Please ensure correct payment is made as each enrolment & associated fee payment is individually validated

Enrolment information

Rate categories

Rate categoryApplies toInstructions
Internal Rate All current Imperial College students & staff (incl. Imperial NHS Trust and Imperial Innovations) IC email address and CID to be used. IC NHS staff please use work email (any problems please email).
Internal Rate
 @ 50% off
  • Imperial College Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication (CLCC) current staff
  • Imperial College Science Communication (Sci Comm) postgraduate students
  • Imperial College undergraduates on a 'Language for Science' degree programme (e.g. Chemistry with Spanish, Biochemistry with German, etc.)
Please visit our Centre, ring extension 48756 or email before enrolling.
Associate Rate
  • Students (non-Imperial College)
  • Imperial College alumni
  • City & Guilds College Association members
  • University of London constituent colleges' and central office staff
  • Friends of Imperial College members
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea staff
  • Harrods staff
  • Historic Royal Palaces staff
  • Natural History Museum staff
  • Science Museum staff
  • Victoria & Albert Museum staff
  • Royal Geographical Society staff
  • Santander Bank staff (Imperial College Walkway branch only)
  • Austrian Cultural Forum staff
  • Exhibition Road Cultural Group (aka Discover South Kensington) member organisations' staff
  • Lycee Charles de Gaulle staff
  • Local residents (SW3, SW5, SW7, SW10 and W8 postcodes only)
  • Please use email address clearly showing applicant affiliation (e.g. Imperial College alumni email address, UK educational email address, Harrods email address, Lycee Charles de Gaulle or South Kensington museum email address, etc.)
  • Alternatively you may email us a copy of your valid UK student or relevant staff card or a copy of your employment contract, etc.
  • Friends of Imperial College please quote membership number (existing membership must be valid at least until December)
  • South Kensington residents please quote postcode
Standard Rate All other external applicants, incl. spouses of Internal or Associate Rate applicants No special instructions

Course-level advice

Particularly for language-course enrolments, where applicable we strongly advise seeking level advice from the relevant language coordinator prior to enrolment.

Terms & Conditions

You must read our  and indicate your acceptance of the same as part of the enrolment process. The parental consent form mentioned in our policy on the enrolment of minors must be downloaded, completed and emailed to us by the parent or guardian at the time of enrolment.

Please also see our 

Web enrolment instructions

Once enrolment has opened, applicants can enrol & pay for their course via the Imperial College eStore. A booking link can be found on the course-information page however please first read below instructions.

Booking a place is easy - simply go to the relevant course-information page and click on the blue booking link at the bottom of the page. This will direct you to the Imperial College eStore where the correct rate category must be selected. The rate categories are explained above.

If you are a first-time eStore user you will first need to create an account by typing in your email address and choosing a password. This account can then be reused for future bookings.

Once you are logged into the eStore there is a short questionnnaire to be completed. This includes selecting your desired course on a drop-down menu. You cannot finish your booking without completing the questionnnaire.

The table below explains the type, timing and purpose of the email notifications each applicant can expect to receive following completion of their enrolment & payment.

Booking notifications

What is sentWhen is it sentWhat does it contain
1. Payment confirmation Instantaneously following submission of your online application Confirms your payment and shows your order number and date of payment. Should not be treated as a course-enrolment receipt and therefore does not show your course, however we do receive these details when you submit your application
2. Enrolment confirmation Not sent right away however you will receive this in good time, please treat your payment confirmation as confirmation that your details and payment have been received Confirms your course choice, shows the programme your course is part of, confirms the term dates as well as the course day of the week and time
3. Further programme information Usually sent Friday late afternoon the week before term starts Contains further programme details such as classroom location and teacher contact information
If you need further help with the above information please ring 020 7594 8756.

Further information

Alternative ways to enrol

If you are able to use the internet to make payment with your debit or credit card, we welcome enrolments sent to us online. Applicants who cannot or do not wish to enrol & pay online please ring 020 7594 8756 for assistance after web enrolment has started.

Certificate of Attendance

Students who have attended a minimum of 80% of the sessions are eligible for a certificate of attendance to be issued by the teacher in the final class. Certificates not collected in class are only stored in the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication for a limited time, therefore if you want to collect your certificate please do so without delay.