Enrol before 30 September 2022 for an 'Early Bird Discount'*

  • The fees for each course can be found on the individual web page for the course.
  • We ask you to pay the full course fee at the time of enrolment - we are unable to accept payment in installments. However, if a course does not run, due to insufficient enrolment, we will refund your fees in full. Most courses require at least 12 enrolments to run.
  • Please select your applicable rate category on the enrolment and payment portal when booking.


*The Early Bird Discount is applicable to most, but not all courses. Please see individual course pages for specific details.


Course Fees and Discounts

Course fees can be found on the individual course pages.

For many courses starting in October we have an 'early bird' discount for all applicants. The details of this can be found with on the Course Fees section for individual courses.

In addition to this there are discounts available for some categories of applicant. These are shown below.

Rate categoryApplies toAdditional Instructions (if applicable)
Standard Rate
  • All applicants (including spouses of Internal or Associate Rate applicants) not covered by the reduced fees below
Associate Rate
  • Students (non-Imperial College)
  • Imperial College alumni
  • City & Guilds College Association members
  • Staff of the University of London constituent colleges
  • University of London central office staff
  • Members of the Friends of Imperial College
  • Members of the Friends of English Chamber Orchestra
  • Members of the South London Botanical Institute
  • Members of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council staff
  • Harrods staff
  • Historic Royal Palaces staff
  • Members of the Kennel Club
  • Employees of the National Health Service in the UK (excluding Imperial NHS Trust)
  • Employees of schools and further education colleges
  • Natural History Museum and Science Museum staff
  • Victoria & Albert Museum staff
  • Staff, fellows and members of the Royal Geographical Society
  • 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)
  • If possible please enrol using an email address indicating your applicant affiliation (for example if you are a student at another institution you could use you academic email address)
  • Friends of Imperial College please quote membership number
  • Local residents please apply from an address with a SW3, SW5, SW7, SW10 or W8 post code
  • Otherwise, please send proof of eligibility for Associate Rate fee status to us by email as soon as you have enrolled on the course.
Internal Rate
  • Current Imperial College students and staff (including Imperial NHS Trust and Imperial Innovations)
  • All holders of a current Imperial College CID code number
  • Please state current CID number to be stated on web enrolment form.

CLCC Internal Rate (50% reduction on the Internal Rate)

  • Current CLCC and CfAE staff
  • Current CLCC PhD students
  • 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 ring extension 48756 or email before enrolling.
Table showing programme rate categories


To book a place on a course please go to the relevant course-information page and click on the blue booking link on the right hand side of the page. This will take you to the Imperial College eStore where you will be asked to select your rate category.

We only accept enrolments online via the website and Imperial College eStore.

If you are a first-time user of the eStore you will 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.

Once you have enrolled on a course you will receive the following information:

What is sentWhen is it sentWhat does it contain
1. Payment confirmation Immediately 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 This is 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. Programme information email This is usually sent on the Friday the week before the start of the course 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.

Please note that payment confirmation is not confirmation that your course will run. Confirmation as to whether a course will run will be sent out separately.

Course Level Advice

If you are applying for any arts, humanities, science or social science course there is no course level requirement - these courses are open to all.

If you are applying for a Beginners language course you do not need to take a level test to enrol

If you are applying for a language course above Beginners level we recommend you contact one of our language coordinators before enroling to ensure the level if appropriate for you.