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We understand that when you choose to study, you are investing in your future. We offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and payment plans for many of our programmes to support you through your studies.

Scholarships and bursaries information

Find out more about our start dates, application deadlines, programme fees and payment plans below.

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English for University Studies

Dates and deadlines

We recommend that you apply as early as possible to allow you to complete all of the preparations needed to study in the UK, including making the necessary visa applications.

September 2017 January 2018
Application deadline 4 September 2017 16 December 2017
Course start date 11 September 2017 15 January 2018
Start dates Tuition fee 2017/18
1 Semester September, January and May £3,250
2 Semester £6,500
3 Semester £9,750

You can now pay your tuition fees online via PaytoStudy, a foreign exchange company, which lets you make international payments to Northumbria University Pathway without incurring international banking charges, while receiving competitive foreign exchange rates.

How does it work?

  1. Register on the secure PaytoStudy domain and enter your payment details
  2. You’ll receive the exchange rate for that day, which you can choose to guarantee for 48 hours. You will have the option of choosing between a wire transfer, or credit card payment
  3. Once PaytoStudy receive your payment, the funds are immediately transferred to Northumbria University Pathway from the PaytoStudy bank account in the UK

You can find out more about PaytoStudy here.

How to pay online

  1. Confirm your Student Reference Number – this is your application number and begins with an A, followed by 8 numbers
  2. Visit the payment website and complete the brief registration form. Choose between wire transfer and credit card payment. Click ‘YES’ you are ready to pay today and then select ‘Process Transaction’.
  3. If you chose credit card payment just enter your details and if you chose wire transfer you will be asked to transfer the funds to the advised bank account.
  4. Email confirm@paytostudy.com with a copy of your passport, and your unconditional offer letter. If you have chosen wire transfer, please also include a copy of the payment receipt.
  5. Your payment will be made in your local currency and once PaytoStudy receive your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to us in GBP and email you confirmation of payment.
Pay online here

International Foundation Programmes

Dates and deadlines

We recommend that you apply as early as possible to allow you to complete all of the preparations needed to study in the UK, including making the necessary visa applications.

September 2017 January 2018
Application deadline 4 September 2017 16 December 2017
Enrolment week 11 September 2017 8 January 2018
Course start date 18 September 2017 15 January 2018
Start dates Tuition fee 2017/18
International Foundation Programme September and January £12,500
International Foundation Programme: Art, Design and Media
International Foundation Programme: Business
International Foundation Programme: Engineering
International Foundation Programme – 3 Semesters September £14,500
International Foundation Programme: Art, Design and Media – 3 Semesters
International Foundation Programme: Business  – 3 Semesters
International Foundation Programme: Engineering  – 3 Semesters

If you are a self-funded student and need support spreading the cost of your tuition, we now offer a payment plan for many of our courses.

Please note, this option is not available for students studying our Pre-Masters. Payment plans are not available to students in conjunction with our early payment discount.

Step 1: When you make you application to study with us, you must request a payment plan in writing by emailing pathway.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk – we will store this against your application record and include the information in your unconditional offer letter.

Students without a payment plan in their unconditional offer letter will not be offered this option.

Step 2: Once you have an offer to study with us, you are required to pay a minimum deposit of £5,500 prior to your CAS being issued. This must be paid in advance of our advertised CAS deadlines.

Step 3: Pay the remaining fee balance in a further 3 equal payments (a payment plan) during the first semester of your course and before the below payment deadlines.

Course start 1st payment deadline 2nd payment deadline 3rd payment deadline
January 28 Feb 31 March 30 April
September 31 Oct 30 Nov 15 Dec

Students who fail to meet the payment dates and flexibility offered by the payment plans risk their right to attend their course and be sponsored to study in the UK.

We offer a fee reduction for International students to support you with your tuition fees.

Early payment discount

You will qualify for an early payment discount of £300 off your tuition fees if you pay your deposit for the academic year in advance of the following deadlines:

Start date Discount available Pay your deposit by
January £300 1 November
September  £300 1 July

Other conditions are:

  • You have already received an offer prior to payment
  • The tuition fee in your offer letter is more than £8,000
  • You are a self-funding student choosing to study an International Foundation Programme

Please note that as the discount is applied when the funds are processed in the UK, we recommend you allow at least 12 days before the dates above if you are paying via one of Northumbria’s Regional Offices.

You can now pay your tuition fees online via PaytoStudy, a foreign exchange company, which lets you make international payments to Northumbria University Pathway without incurring international banking charges, while receiving competitive foreign exchange rates.

How does it work?

  1. Register on the secure PaytoStudy domain and enter your payment details
  2. You’ll receive the exchange rate for that day, which you can choose to guarantee for 48 hours. You will have the option of choosing between a wire transfer, or credit card payment
  3. Once PaytoStudy receive your payment, the funds are immediately transferred to Northumbria University Pathway from the PaytoStudy bank account in the UK

You can find out more about PaytoStudy here.

How to pay online

  1. Confirm your Student Reference Number – this is your application number and begins with an A, followed by 8 numbers
  2. Visit the payment website and complete the brief registration form. Choose between wire transfer and credit card payment. Click ‘YES’ you are ready to pay today and then select ‘Process Transaction’.
  3. If you chose credit card payment just enter your details and if you chose wire transfer you will be asked to transfer the funds to the advised bank account.
  4. Email confirm@paytostudy.com with a copy of your passport, and your unconditional offer letter. If you have chosen wire transfer, please also include a copy of the payment receipt.
  5. Your payment will be made in your local currency and once PaytoStudy receive your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to us in GBP and email you confirmation of payment.
Pay online here

Pre-Masters courses

Dates and deadlines

We recommend that you apply as early as possible to allow you to complete all of the preparations needed to study in the UK, including making the necessary visa applications.

Newcastle

September 2017 January 2018
Application deadline 4 September 2017 16 December 2017
Enrolment week 18 September 2017 8 January 2018
Course start date 25 September 2017 15 January 2018

London

May 2017 September 2017
Application deadline 15 May 2017 18 September 2017
Enrolment week 25 May 2017 28 September 2017
Course start date 22 May 2017 25 September 2017
  Start dates Tuition fee 2017/18
Graduate Certificate January (London only)
May (London only)
September
£6,250
Graduate Diploma January
May (Starting May 2018)
September (Starting September 2017 – London only)
£12,500

You can now pay your tuition fees online via PaytoStudy, a foreign exchange company, which lets you make international payments to Northumbria University Pathway without incurring international banking charges, while receiving competitive foreign exchange rates.

How does it work?

  1. Register on the secure PaytoStudy domain and enter your payment details
  2. You’ll receive the exchange rate for that day, which you can choose to guarantee for 48 hours. You will have the option of choosing between a wire transfer, or credit card payment
  3. Once PaytoStudy receive your payment, the funds are immediately transferred to Northumbria University Pathway from the PaytoStudy bank account in the UK

You can find out more about PaytoStudy here.

How to pay online

  1. Confirm your Student Reference Number – this is your application number and begins with an A, followed by 8 numbers
  2. Visit the payment website and complete the brief registration form. Choose between wire transfer and credit card payment. Click ‘YES’ you are ready to pay today and then select ‘Process Transaction’.
  3. If you chose credit card payment just enter your details and if you chose wire transfer you will be asked to transfer the funds to the advised bank account.
  4. Email confirm@paytostudy.com with a copy of your passport, and your unconditional offer letter. If you have chosen wire transfer, please also include a copy of the payment receipt.
  5. Your payment will be made in your local currency and once PaytoStudy receive your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to us in GBP and email you confirmation of payment.
Pay online here
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Ahmed Ali
International Foundation Programme – Business

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