Full Time course fees

We charge overseas learners a flat fee for full time courses.


Part Time course fees

Your fee will be charged per guided learning hour, plus any material and awarding body costs.


Higher education courses

For higher education courses, overseas fees are set by the University and applied by the College. Please note that overseas learners are responsible for all examination and registration costs.


Find out more about applying to study in the UK

The College accepts applications from individuals who hold a passport from the following EEA countries (and Switzerland):

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. 

For more information on studying in the UK please refer to the UK Border Agency website: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk


Paying your course fees and securing your place

To secure your place at BSDC, you need to apply and pay your full course fees before your Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) can be issued.

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Student Visitor Visa applications

We can issue an unconditional offer only once payment has cleared in our account.


Students with scholarships

You must provide a letter from your Financial Sponsor which meets UKBA guidelines.


When do I pay my course fees?

You will need to pay your course fees before the CAS letter can be issued.


Will my deposit be refunded?

You’ll only receive a refund if your Visa application is refused and once you have produced official documentation from the relevant Entry Clearance post. Please note, we will still charge £260 to cover our administration costs.

Contact Details

Contact Details

Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus

Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Construction Academy

Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB