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Additional Fees

Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) Fees

Car Parking
If you are attending a course at the university you will have to pay car parking fees.

Graduation
A number of students within CLL will be invited to a graduation ceremony in the summer or winter. Attendance, robing and photography all incur costs. You may opt out of attendance.

Dissertation binding
A number of courses conclude with a dissertation, the minimum fee for binding (through Warwick Print) is £6. There are also more expensive options available to students.

IT Equipment
All CLL courses have elements of blended learning, therefore all students will require access to a computer/laptop and on some courses headphones, SD cards, digital recorders and a webcam.

DBS (Formally crb)
Students on the BA Person-centred counselling and the therapeutic relationship, MSc Psychotherapy and Counselling, Foundation Degree and BA(Hons) in Early Childhood, and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills Sector) or the CLL Research placement module will be required to take a DBS check, the application cost for this is £47.20 online.

Interviews
On the majority of courses you will be required to physically attend an interview at the University or at the partner college. The interviews are mandatory and no expenses are available for any travel, parking or loss of income incurred.

Printing
Course resources are generally provided electronically, therefore if students wish to have a hard copy there will be a charge if printing is carried out on a university printer.

Postgraduate Applications
For most postgraduate courses there is a £60 application fee.

Course specific costs

ITT
Some of these courses require travel to placements, which will be at student's own cost. Where being observed (Certificate, Diploma and PGDE) if the placement is further than 30 miles away from the University students are charged at 45p a mile for the additional cost.

Social Work (MA)
Students will be required to travel to placements, 70 days in year one and 100 days in year 2. This travel will be at an additional cost. A DBS check costing £53 via online form.

Part-time and 2+2 BA (Hons) Degrees
It is assumed there will be one mandatory text book per module on the 2+2 BA (Hons) Social Studies and Health and Social Policy degrees, and the Full-time BA (Hons) Social Studies degree, costing £30 each, therefore the cost will be £120 a year. If you are planning to take modules from other departments, please investigate any additional costs associated with the module directly with the department offering the module.

Students must take 120 credits per year and are able to choose from a variety of 30 and 15 credit modules at Warwick. Therefore the cost per year in textbooks can range between £120 and £240. For Part-time degrees it is assumed there will be one mandatory text book per 30 credit module costing £30 each. Students are able to take between 30 and 90 credits per year, with modules either being 30 or 15 credits in value. Therefore the cost per year in textbooks can range between £30 and £180.


Foundation Degree in Early Childhood
Recommended core textbooks cost approximately £80 for each year of study.


BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood
For the BA in Early Childhood, recommended core books cost approximately £40 in each year of study.


BA (Hons) Degree in Person-centred Counselling and the Psychotherapeutic Relationship
The degree has a number of additional approximate costs spread out throughout the degree, there are no bursaries or loans available to support these costs:

  • DBS (enhanced) £47.20 for 2 years, students can then chose to renew annually or bi-annually
  • Student membership of BACP £80 annually
  • Residential weekend approx. £285 (held in year 1 only)
  • Professional indemnity insurance £54-£85 annually
  • Placement supervision costs vary but are usually within the range of £60 - £100 per hour (in years 2-4). Fortnightly supervision as required by BACP. These costs are influenced by market forces and may increase over the period of the course.

  • Personal therapy £35-£55 per hour (min of 20 hours over the whole course)
  • Travel costs to and from placements
  • Each year students are asked to bring in contributions for a shared lunch, approx. £10 a year.


BA (Hons) Degree (top-up) in Person-centred Counselling and Psychotherapy (for students progressing from the Foundation Degree)
Mandatory text book: £75
BACP student membership: £80 a year
During the first and second year, students are asked to bring in contributions for a shared lunch, approx. £40 a year.

MSc Psychotherapy and Counselling
The MSc has a number of additional approximate costs spread out throughout the degree, there are no bursaries or loans available to support these costs:

  • Residential weekend £285
  • Mandatory textbook: £50
  • Professional indemnity insurance £54-£85
  • Placement supervision costs:
    Some placement settings may provide suitable supervision at no cost but this is not common and there is no guarantee of this. So, students should expect to pay for between two to four supervision sessions a month with a UKCP approved supervisor, depending on how many clients they are working with and in respect to the UKCP required ratio of 1 hour supervision to 6 clinical client hours.

    For this students can expect to pay, on average, from £60 to up to £200 (when doing a high number of hours) per month. These costs are influenced by market forces and may increase over the period of the course.

  • Personal therapy, £35-£55 per hour
  • DBS (enhanced) £47.20 for 2 years, students can then chose to renew annually or bi-annually

(Note: Student Membership of UKCP is free of charge).

Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education 
Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) courses are delivered by the University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS. Students are required to pay AGCAS for attendance at workshops linked to specific modules. For course codes PL550, PL576 and PL577 this will include at least two modules. For course code PL557, this will include one module only. These workshops typically require residential attendance for 3-5 days at the University of Warwick conference centre. The cost of each workshop varies dependent on a number of factors including the level of AGCAS membership and workshop length. For example, additional fees per module for AGCAS full members range from £900 to £3056 depending on module. More detailed information on the additional costs of each module within CEIGHE is provided here.

Career Development and Coaching Studies

These courses require attendance at on-campus workshops on two consecutive days for each blended learning module. Some students will therefore incur the cost of overnight accommodation on or near campus when needed.

Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Mandatory text books: £75

If studying on route B you will attend four two-day sessions taking place on two consecutive days. Some students will therefore incur the cost of overnight accommodation on or near campus when needed, and meals on or near campus when needed.

Diploma in Coaching

Mandatory text books: £80

If studying on route B you will attend four two-day sessions taking place on two consecutive days. Some students will therefore incur the cost of overnight accommodation on or near campus when needed, and meals on or near campus when needed.

PGA Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People

Mandatory text books: £20