At the end of the application form, before you can submit it to us, you will be required to pay, or indicate how you will pay the required fee in order for us to process your application. We will not process applications for which we have not received the fee. If you decide at any time not to complete and submit your application, you will not be charged.
If you submit a second application for a programme in the same academic year; you will be charged and we will not process your application. We do not offer a refund for duplicate applications.
Sponsorship: If you are being sponsored by an approved sponsor (recognised by the University of Birmingham) then please indicate this in the Funding Details section of your application form.
Please complete and submit your application before paying your application fee.
Payment types offered are:
Debit or Credit card (pay online after completion of the application form)
(We can accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro cards. Card payments will be processed in Pounds Sterling.)
Debit or Credit card is the quickest way to pay the application fee. It will allow us to start processing your application straight away. When you complete and submit your application, select 'Online Payment' and make your online payment.
Bank Transfer (Western Union)
You can pay using the University of Birmingham’s Bank Transfer platform powered by our partner Western Union Business Solutions after you submit your application. This service allows you to pay in your local currency and from your home bank account, without worrying about exchange rates or funds arriving short at the University.
Payments through Bank Transfer will necessitate a delay while we wait for the funds to reach us. Once payment is received we will begin to process your application.
Once your payment has been received you will receive an acknowledgement email confirming your ID number and that your application will be progressed.
If you have any queries regarding the payment process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please keep your Booking Reference number to hand when making any payments. Please quote your Booking Reference in in all correspondence.
If you are unable to pay by the above methods you may want to apply instead through an Overseas Representative or Agent. They will need to log the application on your behalf.