Fees & Funding for International Students
At the University of Cumbria, we offer affordable tuition fees for international students looking to study with us. No matter your choice of course or career path, our International Team is here to support you.
Our fees for the 2022/23 and 2023/24 years are set out below.
After you have paid your deposit or provided your sponsorship letter, the fee balance will be due in full before or at registration. Your offer letter will indicate how much you need to pay for the first year of the course. Details around the Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) and related matters are available via our visa and immigration page.
Details of financial assistance are available via our scholarships page.
Undergraduate Tuition Fees
Postgraduate Tuition Fees
DBA, PhD, MRes Fees
Additional Information for International Students
Updates for EU Students
How To Pay
If you (or your parents/family) are responsible for paying your fees there are a number of ways to pay your tuition fees, including online, by wire transfer, or using a credit card.Access TransferMate
We recommend that you pay your fees online using TransferMate. TransferMate is an easy-to-use online payment process that offers a secure, fast and affordable way to make your international payments to the University of Cumbria. TransferMate allows you to pay your fees free of charge (with no international sender or receiver fees) and provides 24-hour online tracking of all payments.
How to Pay
If you are a sponsored student and a government or other organisation (i.e. someone who is NOT a friend/relative or from the Student Loans Company) is responsible for payment of all or part of your tuition fee, the University will send an invoice to your sponsor on your behalf.Read Our Guide
Detailed information about paying your fees can be accessed via our International Payments Guide.
If you would like to discuss the option of a payment plan, please contact the university’s finance office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Pay
If you are a new international student, you must book your university accommodation before you travel as this information is needed by the University and for your visa. You must also live less than one hour’s travel from your campus of study.Explore Accommodation
If you choose to live in one of our halls of residence you must pay your full fees upfront. Find out more about your options and rates on our Accommodation Hub.
Early Payment Discount
Information for Government Sponsored or Scholarship Students
Fee Deposit Policy
European Scholarships 2023/24
The University of Cumbria is offering an EU Transition Scholarship to all EU/EEA/Swiss students joining us in the academic year 2023/24, who are currently resident in Europe. This scholarship will be applied automatically and will reduce the amount of fees payable to the Home/UK fees level, which is £9,250 for UG degree programmes and between £6,125 to £11,700 for PG taught programmes (depending on the course).
GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2023/24 - MBA Tourism Management
Postgraduate students on specific courses may be eligible for GREAT Scholarship, which is jointly funded by the University of Cumbria with the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council. We are offering £11,000 towards tuition fees for the 2023/24 academic year, specifically for the following postgraduate taught course:
Further Financial Support
Get in Touch
There’s a lot to consider when making the decision to study overseas, and naturally, you’ll have many questions about your finances and life in the UK. Please consult below for the appropriate contact details.
For general queries about studying as an International Student at the University of Cumbria, please contact our International Development Office. Email: email@example.com.
For queries about the application process or your first-year’s course fees, please contact International Admissions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For queries about the payment of international student fees, that cannot be answered by Admissions or the IDO please contact our Accounts Receivable team. Email: email@example.com.
For queries about continuing years’ course fees, please see our finance pages or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.