Fee structure

ABE's standard fees are listed below.  Some fees may vary in local markets so please contact your ABE centre for confirmation of costs.

Registration fees (for new members)

This fee is paid only once when you first register with ABE and includes the first year's annual subscription:

Qualification Fee (in pounds, £)
L4 Diploma £45
L5 Diploma £60
L6 Diploma £75



Annual subscriptions

  • Student Member: £38.50
  • Associate Member: £38.50
  • Full Member: £60
  • Fellow Member: £75

For Level 3 and short courses please click here to scroll to the bottom of this page.


Assessment fees 

Qualification Fee (in pounds, £) per unit
L4 Diploma £45
L5 Diploma £60
L6 Diploma £60
Exemption fee for Level 4 £52.50 per unit
Exemption fee for Level 5 £67.50 per unit
Exemption fee for Level 6 £75 per unit

ABE Level 3 Certificates

These qualifications are designed to be run as short courses.  Therefore the fee includes registration, assessment, certification and a study guide.  If you are continuing with your ABE studies, or wish to remain a member, after one year simply continue at the standard annual registration fee.

L3 Business Essentials L3 Business Start-up                          
£125 £150

ABE Level 2 & 3  Awards

Students in Indonesia please click here to see fees for ABE's short awards.

These qualifications are designed to be run as very short bite-sized courses.  Therefore the fee includes registration, assessment, certification and access to study material.  If you are continuing with your ABE studies, or wish to remain a member, after one year simply continue at the standard annual registration fee.

Short Awards - Level 2  Short Awards - Level 3 
£60 £90

 

Pay via WU GlobalPay for students

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All ABE fees can be paid via your centre. 

In addition, if it is more convenient, registration, membership, assessment and other fees can be paid here using our international payments platform: WU® GlobalPay for Students.  Please note this will collected at the standard global rate as detailed above.  Please check with your centre before using this service in case there are local discounts.

We have chosen to work with WU GlobalPay because they offer a fast and reliable service which allows you to pay in your local currency via bank transfer, credit card, or by using a wide range of local online payment options including Alipay, UnionPay, and more, without incurring any transaction charges. You can gain peace of mind that your payment will arrive in full with our preferred payment service - allow three working days after payment for processing.  Here is a summary of the benefits WU GlobalPay offers:

  • Pay fees in your local currency
  • Pay online or by bank transfer – no need to go to a Western Union retail agent
  • Avoid fees and international foreign exchange charges from your bank
  • Get price and payment options up front with a price comparison tool
  • Rest assured knowing your payments are received in full 
  • Easy to use on smartphones and other mobile devices
  • Track your payment status by text and email

Please allow ABE 3-5 workings days to process your payment after payment has been initiated through the platform.

Miscellaneous fees

  • Transcript of exam history: £30 per transcript
  • Replacement Certificate fee: £60 per award
  • Certificate of Unit Achievement:  £60 

All fees are in UK Pounds Sterling (GBP).

ABE reserves the right to make alterations to fees at its discretion.

Please note:  assignments must be received from your centre by the assignment deadline.  Under very exceptional circumstances, at the discretion of ABE, we may accept a batch of late assignments from a centre (not an individual) in which case there will be an additional charge to the centre to cover our incurred costs.

For details of our refund policy click here