International Studentship Scheme Discount

International students starting a new programme charging a standard undergraduate or taught postgraduate fee will receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year, which is increased by £1,000 for students from low and lower middle income countries as defined by the World Bank. Please see below for the level of discount which will apply for your course. If you are unsure whether your course attracts a non-standard fee, check your course page.

The below fees apply to 2019/20 entry. Information on 2020/21 will be published when available.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

 Tuition Fee Studentship Scheme Discount Total 
Arts programmes 

£14,000

£2,000 

£12,000

Science programmes 

£16,600

£2,500

£14,100

Year abroad/industry placement 

50% of full fee 

 

50% of full fee 

 Semester abroad/industry placement

Full fee 

 

Full fee 

 

Taught Postgraduate

MA, MSc and MRes

 Tuition FeeStudentship Scheme DiscountTotal 
Arts programmes

£14,000

£2,500

£11,500

Science programmes

£16,600

£2,500

£14,100

 

Non-Standard Fees

Business School

 Tuition FeeStudentship Scheme DiscountTotal
MSc Business Management with Internship

£17,600*

£2,500 

£15,100

MSc Professional Accounting

£17,610*

£2,500

£15,110

MSc in all other HUBS subjects

£15,600*

£2,500

£13,100

 * The above fees are subject to final approval, and are provided as a guide only. 

Countries Attracting Additional World Bank Discount

Nationals of the following countries, classed as low or lower middle income economies by the World Bank, will receive an additional £1,000 Studentship Scheme Discount. 

Low income countriesLower middle income countries
Afghanistan Angola
Benin Bangladesh
Burkina Faso Bhutan
Burundi Bolivia
Central African Republic Cabo Verde
Chad Cambodia
Congo, Dem. Rep. Cameroon
Eritrea Comoros
Ethiopia Congo, Rep.
Gambia, The Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea Djibouti
Guinea-Bissau Egypt, Arab Rep.
Haiti El Salvador
Korea, Dem. Rep. Ghana
Liberia Honduras
Madagascar India
Malawi Indonesia
Mali Kenya
Mozambique Kiribati
Nepal Kyrgyz Republic
Niger Lao PDR
Rwanda Lesotho
Sierra Leone Mauritania
Somalia Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
South Sudan Moldova
Syrian Arab Rep. Mongolia
Tajikistan Morocco
Tanzania Myanmar
Togo Nicaragua
Uganda Nigeria
Yemen Rep. Pakistan
  Papua New Guinea
  Philippines
  São Tomé and Principe
  Senegal
  Solomon Islands
  Sudan
  Swaziland
  Timor-Leste
  Tunisia
  Ukraine
  Uzbekistan
  Vanuatu
  Vietnam
  West Bank and Gaza
  Zambia
  Zimbabwe

The below countries were reclassified by the World Bank on 1 July 2019. Previously classified as lower-middle income economies, they are now upper-middle income, and from September 2020 entry will no longer attract the additional World Bank discount. However, any national of these countries who is eligible for the International Studentship Scheme Discount and beginning their studies in the 2019-20 academic year will receive the additional £1,000 World Bank discount for the duration of their programme of study:

  • Georgia
  • Kosovo
  • Sri Lanka