Extensions and Deferrals
ExtensionsExtension will be the preferred option to help you get back on track. Depending on the reason, there may be a charge for this. Please get in touch with us to discuss the options.
Formal Application for Deferral – RBGE Diplomas
Deferral in Years 1 and 2 to next intake*If you are unwell and provide a medical letter from a Doctor, a £50 admin fee will be charged for deferral. If you defer for other reasons, the fee will be based on how many modules you have completed e.g. for the RBGE Botanical Illustration Diploma there is a £250 fee for each incomplete module of which there are 4 in Year 1 and 4 in Year 2.
*This may be two years later, as the Online Diplomas usually have a new intake of students every two years
Formal Application for Deferral – RBGE Certificates
Deferral to another intake**If you are unwell and provide a medical letter from a Doctor, a £50 admin fee will be charged for deferral. If you defer for other reasons, the fee will be based on how many modules you have completed. e.g. for the Certificate in BI, £60 for each incomplete module.
** The online BI Certificate course runs twice a year