MSc Fees and Financing

Fees for 2021/22

Masters degree programmeUK studentsInternational students
Economics £9,500 £21,060
Financial Management £17,100 £27,000
Financial Economics £14,670 £21,960
Financial Technology £18,450 £29,000
Human Resource Management £10,260 £22,680
Human Resource Management (CIPD pathway)  £10,810* £23,230*
Accounting and Finance £17,100 £27,000
Accounting and Finance (pathway 2) £17,100 £27,000
Accounting and Finance (pathway 3) £17,100 £27,000
International Business £14,670 £25,380
International Marketing £12,420 £23,580
International Money and Banking £10,260 £21,960
Investments £18,450 £29,000
Management £12,420 £24,480
Management: Operations £12,420 £24,480
Management: Organisational Leadership & Change £12,420 £24,480
Management: Strategy £12,420 £24,480
Marketing £12,420 £23,580
Money, Banking and Finance £10,260 £21,960
MSc 24-month programmes (year one)/GDBA £8,280** £19,020**

Please note that you will be required to pay a £50 non-refundable application fee for all of the above courses.

*Total includes £550 CIPD fee.

**These fees relate to Year 1 of the 2-year programme. The relevant MSc fees shown above are then payable in addition for Year 2 of the 24-month programme.

Fees for 2020/21

Masters degree programmeUK / EU studentsInternational students
Advanced Engineering Management (Generalist pathway) £9,250 £23,310
Advanced Engineering Management (Construction Management) £9,250 £23,310
Advanced Engineering Management (Operations Management) £9,250 £23,310
Advanced Engineering Management (Project Management) £9,250 £23,310
Advanced Engineering Management (Systems Management) £9,250 £23,310
Development Economics  £9,250 £20,070
Economics £9,250 £20,070
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics £9,250 £20,070
Financial Management £9,900 £24,120
Financial Economics £14,130 £20,880
Human Resource Management £9,900* £21,600*
Human Resource Management (CIPD pathway)  £10,450* £22,150*
International Accounting and Finance £9,900 £22,500
International Accounting and Finance (pathway 2) £9,900 £22,500
International Accounting and Finance (pathway 3) £9,900 £22,500
International Business £14,130 £24,120
International Economics £9,250 £20,070
International Marketing £11,970* £22,500*
International Money and Banking £9,900 £20,880
Investments £9,900 £22,500
Management £11,970 £23,310
Management: Entrepreneurship & Innovation £11,970 £23,310
Management: Operations £11,970 £23,310
Management: Organisational Leadership & Change £11,970 £23,310
Management: Strategy £11,970 £23,310
Marketing £11,970* £22,500*
Marketing Communications £11,970* £22,500*
Mathematical Finance £20,880 £20,880
Money, Banking and Finance £9,900 £20,880
Strategic Marketing and Consulting £11,970* £22,500*
MSc 24-month programmes (year one)/GDBA £7,980** £18,120**

*You will be required to pay a deposit of £2,000 within four weeks of an offer being issued.

**These fees relate to Year 1 of the 2-year programme. The relevant MSc fees shown above are then payable in addition for Year 2 of the 24-month programme.

Further costs

  • In addition to the Tuition Fees you will need to consider accommodation, living expenses and daily costs. You can find financial advice and support on our Finance pages, or use the below links to find further information.
  • For an estimate of living costs for a postgraduate student at the University of Birmingham, see our Living Costs pages.
  • For information on our accommodation and services, including the support we offer to students wanting to rent privately, please visit the Accommodation pages.
  • For information on scholarships you may be eligible to apply for, please use our PG Funding Database.
  • Full University fees and funding information can be found on our postgraduate pages.
  • For programme fees and information on further costs please visit our Fees and Financing page.
  • Business School Scholarships may be available, find out more about our scholarships.
  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government; find out more.

Postgraduate Loans for Masters students

If you're an English-resident, or EU student, you may be eligible for a loan to study a taught or research Masters in any subject. You can get up to:

  • £10,906, if your course starts on or after 1 August 2019
  • £10,609, if your course started between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019
  • £10,280, if your course started between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018

The amount you’ll get is not based on you or your family’s income. The loan is paid directly to you. You can use it for your course fees and living costs. If your course lasts for more than a year, the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.

Detailed criteria and information regarding the application can be found on our postgraduate funding page

  • Questions about funding? Use our Student Help knowledge base to find the answer.