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International fees

Explore the fees and funding opportunities to help you with your studies here at University of Birmingham

As an international student, studying at the university will require you to pay for your tuition fees and cover your living expenses.

Tuition fees

Paying for your studies is simple. We charge an annual tuition fee, covering the cost of your tuition, examinations, access to IT facilities and the library.It also includes your membership with the Guild of Students. You’ll pay your fees at the start of your programme.

The cost of tuition can vary depending on your chosen programme and level of study, but you can find out more on our course finder pages.

Tuition fee deposits

International students undertaking a postgraduate taught degree are required to pay a tuition fee deposit before an electronic Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) can be issued. Find out more below. 

You can find out more about paying your fees here. 


For some countries, the university has the ability to provide you with the funds necessary to complete your studies through loans.