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International Fees & Finance

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 2024/25 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.

Tuition Fees

Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

DBA, PhD, MRes Fees

Additional Information for International Students

Updates for EU Students

Payment Information

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:

Three international students studying.

Pre-Sessional English Online

We are offering our PSE courses online in partnership with Oxford International Digital Institute (OIDI), meaning that you can study online from your own country. More information can be found here.

Online Pre-Sessional English Language Classes:

6-week pre-sessional English language course: £1,590

- 23rd October 2023 - 1st December 2023

- 6th November 2023 - 15th December 2023

- 4th December 2023 - 12th January 2024

12-week pre-sessional English language course: £2,590

- 23rd October 2023 - 12th January 2024


Check out our online courses or register your interest to receive more information, here

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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:

For queries about the application process or your first-year’s course fees, please contact International Admissions:

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:

For queries about continuing years’ course fees, please see our finance pages or contact