Fees for University of Birmingham
Fees for international students
The University charges an annual tuition fee, which covers the cost of your tuition, examination and graduation, and includes membership of the Guild of Students. Fees are payable at the start of your programme.
Do I pay home or international tuition fees?
UKCISA provides information on tuition fees to help you assess your fee status. This guide should give you a clear idea of whether you have a home or international student status.
The decision as to whether you will receive home fee status will be made by the University Admissions department. You need to meet all the requirements to be given home fee status.
Tuition fee costs
The cost of your tuition fee depends on the programme you choose to study, and the level at which you study. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be quoted on your offer letter.
Full-Time Standard international student fees 2017-2018
|Band 1 (Class)||£15,210||£15,660||£15,210|
|Band 2 (Intermediate)||£16,740||£17,820||£16,740|
|Band 3 (Laboratory)||£19,710||£19,890||£19,710|
|Band 4 (Clinical)||£35,640||n/a||£35,640|
Studying at university requires you to pay for your tuition and cover your living expenses. However, financial support is available. Learn more about the loans and grants available from the government and other providers for UK, EU and international students; plus the wide variety of scholarships available at the University.
Loans for international students
Choosing to study in the UK can be a rewarding but expensive decision for many International students; the University of Birmingham works in partnership with your home countries in order to provide you with the funds necessary to complete your studies and enjoy university life.
The University is approved by the US Department of Education to offer the William D Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, enabling eligible American students to access financial support.
The Government of Canada offers Canada Student Loans to full- and part-time post-secondary students who demonstrate financial need in most provinces and territories across Canada.
Loans for students from other countries
The University does not currently administer loans from countries other than those listed above. You should check with your country’s government whether it provides loans for study in the UK and what the process is to apply for one.