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International fees and scholarships

Follow our advice on the payment of fees to secure a place on your chosen course, then you’ll be ready to enjoy your Staffordshire University experience.

Annual tuition fees for entry in academic year 2019/20:
Undergraduate (bachelors) £12,500
Postgraduate courses by research (MPhil/PhD) £12,500
Postgraduate taught courses £12,750
Master of Business Administration (MBA) £14,250
Law LPC and LLM combined £12,300
Law LPC solely £10,900
Annual tuition fees for entry in academic year 2020/21:
Undergraduate £14,000*
Undergraduate (Nursing, Paramedic Science, Operating Department Practice and Midwifery) £18,000*
Postgraduate taught £14,500
Law LPC £10,900
Law LPC and LLM combined £12,300
MBA £15,500
Postgraduate research £12,500*

*per year of study

Welcome Week

Your fees include International Welcome Week activities and a free bedding pack with duvet and sheets if you are going into our student accommodation. On arrival you’ll also be set up with your email account and can make full use of our IT and library facilities.

Paying your deposit - 2019/20 and 2020/21

If you’re an international fee-payer, you’ll need to pay a deposit to secure your place.  

  • Full-time, on-campus courses: £3,500 

  • Sponsored students: No deposit required – please send your sponsorship letter 

  • Blended learning LPC: £500 

  • Distance learning: No deposit required 

You can make your deposit payment via our secure online payment portal, or using the payment details further below.

Your deposit is a non-refundable commitment to study at Staffordshire University. If you require a Tier 4 visa, we won’t be able to start processing your CAS until your deposit has been received and cleared by our bank. Please note that this can take 3-5 working days after the date of payment.

For more information on the Tier 4 visa application process, please see the UKCISA website.

Payment of tuition fees - 2019/20 and 2020/21

On arrival at the University, you’ll need to pay 50% of your annual tuition fee (this includes any payments already received i.e. £3,500 deposit) before you can enrol on your course. Please be aware that it can take a couple of weeks to open a UK bank account because of security checks, so you should make sure that you have access to the appropriate funds on arrival at the University.

Final payment: 

The final payment deadlines are:   

  • September 2019 entrants: 30TH  November 2019 
  • January 2020 entrants:30TH April 2020
  • September 2020 entrants: 30th November 2020 (TBC)

Please note: If you’ve been awarded a scholarship or any discounts, these will be deducted from the total tuition fees at enrolment.


Scholarships and discounts 

For information about scholarships to study in the UK, please visit your local British Council office.

An early payment discount of £500 is applicable to students who pay their full fees before or at enrolment.

There is also a £1,000 discount for progression students from our partner universities who choose to complete their degree with us in the UK.

Alumni discount

Staffordshire University alumni who graduated in the past two years receive a 25% reduction in their tuition fees. Alumni who graduated over two years ago receive a 10% reduction in their tuition fees. Terms and conditions apply. Please see the alumni discount section of our website for further information.

GREAT scholarships

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Staffordshire University are offering two international scholarships – one to applicants from China, and one to applicants from Malaysia. This scholarship is open to passport-holding citizens of China and Malaysia applying for a postgraduate taught programme of study at Staffordshire University. To apply, find out more about the GREAT scholarship.

Payment of fees

Payment can be made in several ways: 

By banker's draft payable to Staffordshire University, to be sent to:

Staffordshire University
Financial Services
Trent Building
Leek Road
United Kingdom 

Please include your reference number on the banker’s draft as unidentified payments cannot be credited against your account. 

By fund transfer into the University's bank account: 

Swift address: LOYDGB2L

BIC code: LOYDGB21221

IBAN code: GB83 LOYD 3098 0000 8583 83  

Through our secure website

You can make payments through our secure online payment portal.

You’ll be asked for your reference number to verify your identity. After enrolment, when paying the balance of your fees, you can use your student number or an invoice number to prove your identity.   

Acceptance for studies 

IMPORTANT: If you send a payment directly to the University, please include your full name and your reference number with the payment. Unidentified payments cannot be credited to your account.

Please note that your CAS will not be issued until your initial deposit of £3,500 has been processed. It can take approximately three days to process your payment once received by the Finance department.


While every effort has been made to provide accurate information, Staffordshire University cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions in this page. All elements of the tuition fee and discount packages are offered in good faith. The start dates of some courses may preclude students taking advantage of some activities covered by tuition fees – e.g. Meet and Greet service and International Welcome Week.