How much is the University of Birmingham tuition fee?
For students applying for the 2019/20 academic year
The UK Government has confirmed that tuition fees for September 2019 entry will remain capped at £9,250, the University of Birmingham will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year. The fees for your first year of study will therefore be £9,250. In addition, part time course fees will also be capped at £6,935. For more information visit the gov.uk website.
For students applying for the 2018/19 academic year
For UK students beginning their studies in September 2018, the University of Birmingham will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year. The fees for your first year of study will therefore be £9,250.
The University will review tuition fees each year. If Parliament agree on an increase in tuition fees, the University will increase fees for each year of study normally in line with these changes. Student fees loans would also be expected to rise in line with any increase in the fee, to ensure that higher education remains affordable to all.
For students admitted between the 2012/2013 and 2017/2018 academic years (inclusive)
The Home rate of tuition fees for all full-time undergraduate courses for students admitted between the 2012/2013 and 2016/2017 academic years (inclusive) is set at £9,000 and will remain at this rate for the duration of the programme.
The Home rate of tuition fees for all full-time undergraduate courses for students admitted in the 2017/2018 academic year is set at £9,250 and will remain at this rate for the duration of the programme.
What support is available to help me pay my tuition fee?
Tuition Fee Loans are offered by the government via the Student Loans Company (SLC) to all Home undergraduate students, giving you the opportunity to borrow any amount up to the full cost of your tuition fees.
Learn more about how to apply for a Tuition Fee Loan.
Do I have to pay a tuition fee if I’m on a placement year as part of my course?
If you are classed as Home for tuition fee purposes and you are spending the whole of the academic year studying abroad or on an Erasmus industrial placement, then you will pay a tuition fee of £1385.00 for the placement year.
If you are classed as Home for tuition fee purposes and you are spending the whole of the academic year on a non-Erasmus industrial placement (either abroad or in the UK), then you will pay 20% of your agreed tuition fee for the placement year.
For more information visit Study Abroad web pages.
When and how do I pay the tuition fee?
Fees are payable at the start of your programme and we offer a range of different payment options. Alternatively, you can take out a loan to help you meet the cost of tuition, which will be paid to the University by your student finance agency on your behalf.
What are the arrangements for Islands students?
Undergraduate students from the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man will in most cases pay the same fee as Home students. There are two significant exceptions, both of which are due to the different governmental funding arrangements for Islands students:
1 - Islands students on Clinical Medicine or Clinical Dentistry programmes will pay £19,000 per year.
2 - Islands students on placement years will pay 50% of their agreed tuition fee for the placement year.