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Terms of Use

Information and Course Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that all information contained within is current and accurate, Belfast Met cannot and does not guarantee that the information is error free. Applicants are advised that the process of development between publication and the completion of programmes may lead to occasional variations The College reserves the right to revise, alter or discontinue courses of study and to amend the regulations at any time without notice. Applicants are asked to note that courses will run only if sufficient numbers are recruited. The College will not be liable for damages or otherwise arising out of or related to any information contained in this publication/website.
Please note that in the case of mispricing Belfast Met retains the right to charge the correct fee whether it is higher or lower than the advertised price.

Use of Student and Customer Information

Belfast Metropolitan college is required to protect public funds it administers in accordance with our legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Belfast Metropolitan College will share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing and or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud. The College reserves the right to share information, as it deems necessary with your parent/legal guardian (if under 18) and other third parties e.g. MIAP, UCAS, Department for Employment and Learning etc. At no time will your personal information be passed to any third party organisations for marketing or sales purposes. You have the right under DPA to have access to your personal information.

Cancellation of Classes

Belfast Met will endeavor to run all classes advertised. However, we reserve the right to cancel classes which do not enrol sufficient numbers to make the class viable. We shall contact you if your class is cancelled and, where possible, make arrangements for you to attend an alternative class or offer you a refund.

Refund Policy/Early Withdrawal from a Course

The College's policy is that all tuition fees are paid in full and are not refundable. The exceptions to this are as follows:
1.   A course/session is cancelled by the College. Where the cancellation of a course takes place, students will be offered either a place on a suitable alternative course or a full refund.
2. Where a student has not attended a course and has provided written notification to the College at least 5 working days before the course commences.
3. If the time, day or evening meeting of the class has been changed and the student is unable to continue attending because of these changes, a refund will be issued if written notification is received within 20 working days of the change.
4. Other refund/cancellation applications shall be considered only in exceptional circumstances by the Director or designated authority (Head of Finance).

If an applicant has made one or more attendances, no refund/cancellation may be given, except in circumstances as listed in sections 3 or4. However, where a refund has been refused it may be possible to transfer the tuition fee paid to another programme.
All applications for refunds must be made in writing to Finance. Requests for the refund/cancellation of tuition fees may be recommended by the Business Services Unit Manager/Curriculum Area Manager and forwarded to Finance but only the Director or Head of Finance have the authority to authorise a refund or deferral of fees .

Where a refund has been authorised, payment originally made by credit or debit cards will be refunded by cheque within 20 working days.

Full Fees and Finance details available here

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Use logos and images 

The copying and use of the Belfast Met logo and other Belfast Met-related logos is not permitted without prior approval of Belfast Met. Permission requests should be directed to the Marketing Team Tell us who you are, the organisation you represent (if any), how and why you wish to use our logo. Please include these details as follows:
• Name
• Department/Organisation
• Reason for use of logo
• Format of logo required


Users may through hypertext or other computer "links" gain access to other websites on the Internet which are not part of the Belfast Met website. The College assumes no responsibility for any material outside of the Belfast Met website which may be accessed through any such "link."

Changes to the Terms of Use
We reserve the right to change any of the Terms of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to visit the Terms of Use of the Site on a regular basis to ascertain whether any amendments to these Terms of Use or to any of the Terms of Use on other areas of the Site have been made. If you do not agree to such an amendment, you should immediately cease to use the Site.

If you would like to report an inaccuracy or any other problem relating to the content of this website or a linked website, please contact us.

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