Ace Finance


When and How Much Must I Pay?

1) Student can pay fees in full during online registration

2) Student can pay fees in two instalments. Minimum first instalment 50% of total fee due. The balance is to be paid by 31st January 2022.

Where registration is other than Academic Year start date please note the following payment dates.

  Start Date  Registration  Balance Due
  April 2021   50% of Fees Due   30th July 2021
  July 2021   50% of Fees Due   31st October 2021
  October 2021   50% of Fees Due   31st January 2022
  January 2022   50% of Fees Due   30th April 2022

Any student with an outstanding fee who has not engaged with ACE Finance will be unable to access their end of year results, transcripts and attend their conferring.

NB Any student who has previously completed an ACE course is entitled to a reduction on the cost of their next course. This discount is 10% off fees which are under €1000 per year and 15% off fees which are over €1000 per year.

This discount will need to be applied for by emailing, it is not automatic. You will need to re-apply for the discount for each year of the course. This discount does not apply to ACE Short course programmes. 

Payment Options

1) Make a Payment Online

Please log into your Student IT Services and these following instructions

  1. Go to in any web browser
  2. Click on MyStudentAdmin section
  3. Enter your Student ID number and your password and continue to login
  4. Click on Fees located on the left hand side menu
  5. Click on Pay Outstanding Fees and follow through with payment

NB. If you have forgotten your password or need further instructions please click MyStudentAdmin Fees and Password Reset Instructions

2) Sponsorship Form Payment

Sponsorship details must be supplied and the Sponsorship Form returned prior to the commencement of your course. On return, the sponsoring body will be invoiced for the amount allocated to sponsorship. It is important to note that responsibility for the prompt and full payment of fees ultimately lies with the student.

Please email your completed form to

You will need to request an invoice each year from acefinance as we do not automatically send a form for the second year of the programme.

Financial Supports

For any students experiencing financial difficulties the following supports are in place:

· The UCC Student Assistance fund this does not pay course fees directly but can contribute to rent, utilities and food costs.

· The Student Union Hardship fund which may be able to provide some advice and assistance. 

· ACE have a strong relationship with the Lough Credit Union in Cork, the Credit Union offers student loans if required.

Student Debtor Policy

Policy Outline

  • Students must pay their fees by the notified dates.
  • A late fee penalty applies in all cases where fees payable by the student are paid after the notified payment date.
  • It is the responsibility of students to familiarise themselves with the the University's regulations, which cover student fees, payment dates and registration procedures.
  • Liability for fees rests with the student for the duration of their course.
  • Students with outstanding fees will not be permitted to progress to the next year of their study or graduate. 
  • To view our Student Debtor Policy in full please click here: Student Debtor Policy 2021/22


Receipt of Payment

If you are looking for a receipt of payment, please fill out the form here. ACE finance team will be in touch with you within 2-3 working days.

Fee Refunds

Ace students requesting refund of fees for reasons of withdrawal or overpayment must make a request in writing to ACE Finance Office, The Laurels, Western Road, Cork. Click here for further information.

Students Due To Graduate

  1. Students who are due to graduate, please check your balance and pay any outstanding fees online through your Student Admin.
  2. Please contact once payment of fees has been made to enable your records to be updated.
  3. Liability for fees rests with students. Students are only allowed to graduate when all fees have been paid to the ACE Finance Office. Please note that students will not be allowed to graduate where fees remain outstanding.
  4. If our records are incorrect and fees have been paid, please contact 

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The Laurels, University College Cork , Western Road, Cork