International Tuition Fees

On 28 May 2019  the UK Government announced that European Union students applying for university places in the 2020-21 academic year will remain eligible for financial support, and have access to undergraduate and postgraduate student loans, even if the course concludes after the UK’s exit from the EU and in the event that no deal is in place.

EU students are eligible for home fee status, which means they are charged the same tuition fees as UK students.

If you are a student from the European Union please see our separate guidance on undergraduate and postgraduate tuition fees.

The tuition fees for non-EU, full-time students at the University of Northampton depend on the type of course and mode of study.

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation programme before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme.

Tuition fees are charged for each year of the course and will be subject to increases in subsequent academic years. Please refer to the course page for any additional costs that could form part of the course.

Amounts given are in pounds sterling and refer to tuition fees only.

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For more information about tuition fees for international students, please contact the International Office

  • Undergraduate

    Course Fee
    Foundation Study Framework at Year “0” as part of a 4 year programme £12,900
    BA and BSc degrees £12,900
    BSc Occupational Therapy / BSc Podiatry £13,900
    BSc Nursing (all Pathways) £15,750
    Sandwich / Placement Year £1,000
    BA and BSc one-year Top Up Degrees £13,750


    Course Fee
    MA or MSc Degrees £13,750
    MBA £14,750

    Study Abroad

    Duration Fees
    Autumn Term (60 credits) £4,250
    Full year (120 credits) £8,200

    Pre-sessional English Courses

    Course Fee
    39 Weeks £10,800
    28 Weeks £8,800
    17 Weeks £5,400
    6 Weeks £2,000
    4 weeks £1,000
  • Undergraduate

    Course Fee
    HND / Foundation Degrees / Foundation Study Framework at Year “0” as part of a 4 year programme £9,800
    BA and BSc degrees £12,500
    BSc Occupational Therapy / BSc Podiatry £13,500
    BSc Nursing (all Pathways) £15,500
    2 Year Intensive Degrees £13,500
    BA and BSc one-year Top Up Degrees £12,750


    Course Fee
    MA or MSc Degrees £12,750
    MBA £13,750

    Pre-sessional English Courses

    Course Fee
    1 Year £10,600
    1 Term £3,300
    6 Weeks £1,900


  • You will find information on distance learning tuition fees on our distance learning fees page.

    We do not offer scholarships for our distance learning programmes as they are already provided at a reduced rate.

    Distance Learning instalment payments

    Instalment payments are available for fees in excess of £1,000. You will need to pay a 25% deposit before enrolment followed by seven monthly instalments.

    You will be able to request instalment payments at the pre-enrolment stage. Admissions will email you to tell you when you can pre-enrol – usually three or four weeks before your course starts. Payment plans must be set up via our online portal – the link will be emailed to you once you indicate you wish to pay by this method or you can request this in advance by calling 01604 892236.

    For further information on payment plans, please contact the Finance team on: 00 44 (0)1604 892236 or 0044 (0)1604 892191.

    How to pay your tuition fees

    If you receive an offer to study with us, it is part of the terms and conditions that you will need to pay a deposit of £5,000 GBP  when you have accepted your offer this needs to be recieved before we will issue you with a Confirmation of acceptance to study letter (CAS) . A £5,000 (GBP) deposit will be required for each year of study before enrolment. This is deducted from the total tuition fee due each year. The remaining balance will be payable in 2 further instalments due on  15th  January  & 15th April for September starters and 15th May and 15th August for January starters.

    Payment methods for International Students

    Please visit to access all our payment methods.




  • Sponsored students

    If you have a sponsor or hold a scholarship from any external source, please provide us with documented evidence of this during the application process.

    Paying your own fees

    For details of our electronic methods of payment please see the Paying your own fees page.

    Paying your fees via Western Union

    We have partnered with Western Union Business Solutions and are pleased to provide you with a low-cost method of paying your fees in your own currency.

    Western Union business solutions provide the following benefits:

    • guaranteed exchange rate for a period of up to 72 hours for your bank to make the payment.
    • you can access the instructions in your own language.
    • you can pay your fees in your own currency, giving you transparency and a clear understanding of the cost of your course fee.
    • ensures that 100% of the funds transferred reach the University and that no bank charges are deducted.
    • payment can be easily identified and allocated by the University giving you peace of mind.
    • it is a secure and quick way to make the transfer ensuring that the University receives the payment promptly

    Please note that no additional charges for using this service are levied by The University of Northampton or Western Union.

    To obtain a quote, please visit our payment page.

    Please note, after obtaining a quote from Western Union Business Solutions, you are under no obligation to proceed with the payment.


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