Refund Policy

Terms and Conditions

Refund Policy

  1. All deposits received are for the sole purpose of securing a course placement. 
  2. Deposits of €350 are payable for courses costing up to €3000, deposits are €1000 for courses over that amount. 
  3. In circumstances when a scheduled programme does not run, the student will be offered a deferral. If the student does not avail of this deferral, a full refund will be offered.
  4. IBAT College reserves the right to charge a late payment fee on overdue accounts.
  5. IBAT College reserves the right to dismiss any student at any time for non-payment of fees or other amounts due.
  6. Deferral: where the full amount for the relevant course has been paid in full, a course placement may be deferred for one sitting on condition that IBAT College has received written notification at least 10 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. No refunds will be made and all funds will be carried forward accordingly. It may be necessary to purchase new course materials upon commencement of deferred study – these are not included in amounts previously paid to the college, but will be invoiced separately. 
  7. Where study materials have been supplied to the student, refunds are not available for any amounts paid. 
  8. Exam fees for Internally Assessed Examinations and Computer Based Exams are strictly non-refundable and non-transferable.
  9. Course commencement is dependent on student demand and course fees will not be refunded once a course has commenced.

Please note: Refunds can take up to 30 working days to process.

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Course Cancellation

Please refer to Terms & Conditions section of our website

International Students Refund Policy for Undergraduate, Postgraduate and English Language Programmes

  • Cancellation of bookings before arrival: if a cancellation is received at least 14 days prior to the original course start date, the fees will be refunded less an administration fee of €250. If a cancellation is received within 7-13 days of the original start date 50% of the course fees will be refunded. If a cancellation is received less than 7 days before the original start date then no refund is given.
  • Cancellation after arrival: Once a student has started their course at the Institute they must complete their full course of study. The full course of study is defined as the initial enrolment period. No refund will be given for course fees if a student withdraws from the course before the completion of the full course of study.
  • Students who have obtained an extension to their visa as a result of progressing to the next academic year cannot cancel the programme and will not be entitled to any refund.
Visa refusal
  • In the case of a visa refusal for any international student applying for a Higher Education programme, an €250 administration fee will be deducted from the refund.
  • In the case of a visa refusal/Course cancellation for any student applying for an English Programme, a €150 administration fee will be deducted from the refund.
  • Administration Fee (Only in the case of Visa refusal) €250 - The visa refusal letter will be required.
  • In the case of a visa refusal due to incomplete documentation in the application, an official email from the relevant Irish Embassy is required to process the refund. Photos of emails are not acceptable for processing refunds.
  • In the case of Visa withdrawing an official email from the relevant Embassy is required to process the refund.

Process to request a refund

STEP 1: Complete the Refund Request Form

STEP 2: Upload Supporting Documents
This can include proof of registration and payment.
For international students and depending on the refund type, you can include exam registration, offer letter from the college, visa refusal letter etc.

STEP 3: Please Verify with ReCaptcha

Please note: Refunds can take up to 30 working days to process.

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