National Motorsport Academy

Terms and conditions

Important – please read carefully for all course bookings.

We ask you to please read the terms and conditions carefully; we want you to be fully informed and if there is anything you would like explaining more fully, please ask, we are here to help.

NMA provides students with the flexibility to study in a way that suits their own circumstances, working within the parameters set by our university partner. In return, we simply ask students to follow the guidelines in their Student Handbook, to work closely with their Tutor and take responsibility for their learning.

All Courses

The prospectus and website are intended as a guide to course content only. The NMA may need to make changes to course content or to a programme if necessary. All enrolments received by the NMA are accepted on the basis that these terms and conditions have been read before you enrol.

After you have paid a fee or enrolled online, you have fourteen days in which to change your mind. This should be confirmed to NMA in writing even if you notify us by telephone first. After 14 days, you are deemed to have started your course. Please note that all fees paid are per level, not for the entire course. There are three levels in the BSc (Hons) Degree, one level in the BSc (Hons) – Final Year Top-Up and one level in the Master’s (MSc) & (MA) Degree.


Payment in Full

Tuition fees can be paid in full before the start of the course and a discount is offered.

Payment by Instalments

Although tuition fees are due in full before the start of a course, as a concession, degree tuition fees can be paid in 10 monthly instalments (per year/level of study) and an admin fee is charged. The first instalment payment is due on enrolment, following payments are charged in one month intervals. Charges for any unpaid cheques or declined card payments will be passed on to you. Any change to your start date will not alter the schedule of payment. Students paying by instalments are liable for the full degree level fee, even if you withdraw from your course or fail to submit assignments.

Fee review

Fees are reviewed annually on August 1st each year. Degree tuition fees for the next level may be subject to a small increase but will still continue to offer excellent value compared with other University tuition fees.

UK Only – Student Loans

Students who would like to pay for their degree using a student loan should follow the links to Student Finance England, Student Finance Wales or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) and apply online. NMA will send you a link to these sites after your application has been approved. Once you have applied to Student Finance NMA will require your registration number before it can finalise your enrolment. Should you not start all of your predicted modules, part of your student loan may be reclaimed by Student Finance England or Wales and you will be liable for any outstanding NMA fees. Should you decide to withdraw from the course, you must notify NMA in writing.

Submission of assignments

Students agree to submit their assignments by the due date. If for any reason you are unable to do so, you must contact your tutor immediately and before the deadline in order to avoid being classed as ‘withdrawn’ from the course. Withdrawn students will still be liable for any outstanding tuition fees.

The National Motorsport Academy (NMA) is part of The NDA Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation. All profits are re-invested back into the Foundation for the benefit of its students; this maintains low tuition fees, enabling more students to study flexibly for a degree.

E&OE 01.08.2018

The NMA continually strives to improve the service provided and is committed to giving all students the opportunity to express satisfaction or dissatisfaction with our service, policies, processes and procedures and where appropriate to improve our services. Therefore we have our own Comments, Complaints, Appeals and Compliments Policy that is regulated by the Office of the Independent Adjudicator. Please contact for further information.

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