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International scholarships and fees

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.

Scholarships and discounts 

We are committed to investing in student talent from all over the world to create the best opportunities for you to reach your potential. We are delighted to offer a wide range of competitive scholarships to help fund your studies with us.

SMART scholarships

In recognition of the outstanding talent and achievements of many of our overseas applicants, we are pleased to announce our new £2000 SMART scholarship. To apply, find out more about the SMART scholarship.

Alumni discount

Staffordshire University alumni who graduated in the past two academic 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.

Early payment discount

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

Course tuition fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in academic year 2021/22:
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
London based masters courses £16,500
MBA £15,500
Postgraduate research £12,500*
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 courses £14,500
Master of Business Administration (MBA) £15,500
Law LPC and LLM combined £12,300
Law LPC solely £10,900
Postgraduate Research £12,500*

*per year of study

Paying your deposit

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 to the International Admissions team at

  • 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 your commitment to study at Staffordshire University and is usually non-refundable. Full terms and conditions can be found in our international deposit refund policy. If you require a Student 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.

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.

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

Payment of tuition fees

On arrival at the University, you’ll need to pay 34% 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.

Payment dates: 

The deadlines for paying the final installment of your tuition fees are:

  • September entrants: 2nd instalment - 31st January (34%),  and 3rd instalment - 30th April (33%)

  • January entrants: 2nd instalment - 30th June (34%), and 3rd instalment - 30th September (33%)

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

How to pay

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.  

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.


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.