DUBLIN INSTITUTE of DESIGN
Terms & Conditions
1. Enrolment and Fees:
1.1 All course fees must be paid in full before the course commences, unless otherwise agreed in writing/email, where fees are paid in more than one instalment an instalment charge will apply.
1.2 Dublin Institute of Design (DID) operates a strict policy of non-refund of deposits/fees except in circumstances in which students have paid deposits/fees for a course which fails to commence. International students should also refer to section 4.1 below.
1.3 Course places are secured upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit. The balance of the fees will then be due before the course commences, unless otherwise agreed in writing/email. Non-EEA students should refer to section 4 below.
1.4 All course details, including content, schedules and fees are subject to change. DID endeavours to keep these changes to a minimum.
1.5 For courses longer than one year’s duration, fees may change for years subsequent to the first year.
1.6 Course Fees may be deferred or transferred to another course in exceptional circumstances: however, any transfer of fees is at the sole discretion of DID and will not be deemed to constitute a precedent. DID policies and procedures refer.
1.7 Courses may be cancelled in circumstances in which they fail to attract a viable enrolment.
1.8 Additional charges for certification and Learner protection apply to specific courses and may vary from time to time. Students will be made aware of these charges prior to course commencement.
2.1 In the event of course cancellation by DID, any refund made will be payable only to the party making the original payment.
3.1 Deferrals of a course of study are only allowed in certain circumstances and are entirely at the discretion of the DID Registrar. Deferrals may incur an administration fee. Details of deferral fees are available from the Registrar’s office.
4. Non-EEA Students
4.1 In the event that a Non EEA student is refused a study visa, full course fees will be refunded, less a €200 administration charge.
5. Student work
5.1 Student work output, comprising of original projects and assessments and all submitted work is the property of DID. Students are required to safeguard all original coursework returned to them by DID. DID reserves the right to copy, use, exhibit, reproduce or publish any such work for any purposes deemed fit by DID, while not compromising the intellectual property rights of the student. DID reserves the right to use photographic images of students for promotional purposes.
6.1 Students must familiarise themselves with the contents of the student handbook, which details the learner charter with which students are obliged to comply.
Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times in a manner which demonstrates respect for DID, its staff, fellow students and property.
Breaches of the learner charter may lead to disciplinary action by DID.
6.2 DID reserves the right to change course content and structure, lecturers, dates and locations.
6.3 Prior to course commencement, applicants are required to inform the Institute about any requirements or medical conditions that may require special supports. Applicants so indicating may be asked to provide supplementary information.
6.4 Fees and charges are subject to change. Increases in external cost will be passed to the student.
6.5 Commencement on a course is deemed to constitute acceptance of liability for full course fees.
6.6 DID is not liable for loss of, or damage to, any student’s property.
6.7 DID or its staff are not responsible for injury to any student caused by the student’s own negligence or disregard of DID regulations.
6.8 These Terms and Conditions may be amended from time to time without notice.
6.9 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Ireland including Data Protection.
6.10 The Institute provides students with the opportunity to make informal and formal complaints and details of the Institute’s complaints procedure can be found here.