University of Wolverhampton International Office

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University of Wolverhampton International Office

University of Wolverhampton International Office

Wolverhampton. A great city. A great University.

If you’re looking for multiculturalism and a dynamic urban environment without the London price-tag, then Wolverhampton may be right for you!You could be among the hundreds of international students we welcome each year to the University of Wolverhampton, who join our friendly community in the centre of England, or study our degrees through our partner institutions overseas.There are lots of great reasons to study at the University of Wolverhampton – here are just a few of them:
  • We’re a truly international university – over 2,500 overseas students from more than 100 countries.
  • Internationally recognised qualifications – the University offers over 250 undergraduate and 120 postgraduate courses, many of which are accredited by professional bodies.
  • Modern facilities – we’ve invested around £125m over the last 15 years to ensure that our facilities for students are world class.
  • Our students are more employable than ever – 96% graduate employability!*
  • A central location at the hub of the UK transport network: Birmingham 18 mins; Manchester 70 mins; London 98 mins.
  • We’ve been commended for our enhancement of student learning opportunities** and awarded for our outstanding student support.***
  • 12 of our courses have received a 100% student satisfaction rating.#
  • We have five international Regional Offices and Educational Advisors in over 40 countries.
  • We’ve continued to expand our global reach, working with institutions around the world to deliver University-approved courses.
  • Our long and successful history – we’ve been providing opportunity and academic excellence for over 180 years.

*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2014/15.

**Quality Assurance Agency 2015.

***Times Higher Education Awards 2016 winner: Outstanding Support for Students.

#National Student Survey 2016.

Fees and Costs for International Students 2018/19

Fees for non-European Union (EU) students starting a course at the University of Wolverhampton in 2018/19. Please note: The tuition fee charged in subsequent years will be subject to an annual inflationary increase.


  • Undergraduate full-time courses: £11,700 per academic year
  • Postgraduate taught full-time courses: £12,700 per academic year
  • Postgraduate taught full-time courses for Business School: £13,000 per academic year
  • Sandwich year out (continuing students only): Free

There may be some exceptions to these fees – please check the course finder for the accurate fee for your chosen course.

How to Pay

Find out how to pay and check out discounts you could benefit from: financial support for international study


All international students pay a non-refundable deposit of £3,000 (see section 1b of the Fee Liability, Refunds and Debtor Policy link to for terms and conditions). This deposit will be deducted from the relevant tuition fee upon arrival.

For visa country nationals, payment of this deposit will help to demonstrate to the Entry Clearance Officer who will conduct your visa interview that you are a serious applicant with a genuine commitment to the University

Living costs

It is important to carefully consider the financial implications of studyng in the United Kingdom. In additional to paying tuition fees, you will need to cover your living expenses, including accommodation, food, heating, travel, books and stationary.

The UK Border Agency requires you to have a minimum amount of savings in your bank account before it will issue you with a student visa to enable you to study in the UK.

For advice and support on tuition fee queries for International Students please contact the Financial and International Support Team at the MX Student Centre or email

English Courses at the International Academy


At the International Academy, based at our Telford Innovation Campus, you can choose to study from a range of tailor-made English language classes and courses to help you prepare for study at the University of Wolverhampton. We also offer short courses in several modern and community languages, as well as training for teachers of English.Discover what you could be studying with us.

If you don’t have the right academic qualifications to go straight onto a degree or Masters programme, you can study one of our preparation courses to get you ready for starting at the University. Find out more:

We have training courses for English teachers from around the world – whether you want to get going in the profession or top-up your skills.

Studying a language opens up a whole new world to you. You can travel and live abroad, make friends around the globe and experience and understand different cultures in a way that enriches your own life too.

Find out more about our language courses.

International Applications

International (non-EU) students can apply direct to us using through our website or through our network of Regional Offices and Contracted Educational Advisors (CEA). Get help with your application from our advisors, based across the world.

Applying to the University

You can apply to the University by using the following means:

Help with your application

We’re happy to help you through the application process every step of the way.

For advice on the application process contact one of our Regional Offices or Contracted Educational Advisors who represent the University around the world or our International Centre.

If you are unable to apply to the University of Wolverhampton using any of the channels above, please contact the Admissions Unit on for assistance.

Entry requirements and language support

Please check our minimum language entry requirements before submitting your application.

We offer a range programmes in English as a Foreign Language if you don’t meet these requirements.

Changes to the immigration application process

The UK Government made significant changes to the immigration system in March 2009 with the introduction of a new immigration points-based system.

Education Fairs

Staff from across the University, representing a wide range of subjects, attend Education Fairs across the world, to give you advice on applying to the University of Wolverhampton.

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