What Will it Cost?

Programmes and offered for all adult learners by Adult Continuing Education have tuition fees.

All online applications will receive a confirmation by email.

All ACE Students are eligible to apply for loan membership to the Lough Credit Union. Students who join the Lough Credit Union loan scheme will be issued a membership number which must be inputted when registering online. See more information on the Lough Credit Union below.

If applying by post, a cheque or postal order for half the course fee must be included with the application.  If you have availed of the loan scheme through the Lough Credit Union, you will need to put your membership number on the application form.

A bank giro will be issued for the second half of the course fee in January or payment can also be made using the UCC Student IT site. (sit.ucc.ie) 

Details on how to make a payment through the site will be sent to students at the commencement of their course.

Withdrawal from a Programme

All withdrawals from programmes must be notified to the Centre for Adult Continuing Education by email to ace@ucc.ie or in writing: Registration Section, Adult Continuing Education, UCC.

Sponsored/Funded Payment

Sponsorship forms are available on request from ACE for students in receipt of sponsored or funded payment.  Students should note that where the amount of funding/sponsorship is insufficient to meet the full fee balance, the student is liable for the balance of fees. Click here to download a form Sponsorship Payment Form (26kB)

Lough Credit Union

Adult Continuing Education have formed a partnership with the Lough Credit Union to provide finance for students. Students wishing to apply for student finance should contact the Lough Credit Union TEL: 021-4963384 or email info@loughcu.ie. For further details on applying for membership please visit www.loughcu.ie

All Short Courses have a fee which is payable when submitting the completed application form for each course, or applying online.  In the event of a short course not commencing, applicants will be informed and their fees returned.

Short Course Cancellation Policy

  • If students cancel prior to the commencement of a course a full refund will be made.
  • If students wish to cancel after the first lecture an administration fee of €50 will be retained. No refund is applicable after subsequent weeks.
  • In the case of courses which do not commence a full refund will be made.
  • Refunds of cash or cheque payments take approximately two weeks to process, payments made online or by credit card are generally processed within 5 days.


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