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Money Matters

Information for students who want to find out more about important financial information whilst studying at university.

Managing your Money

Managing your money can sometimes be a challenge, especially as student income is often very limited. Financial worries are the last thing you need when you are trying to concentrate on your studies, so it's worth considering how you are going to manage your money before starting your course.

  • Completing a simple budget plan to predict your income and outgoings is a helpful way of taking control of your finances. There are several tools available to help you do this:
  • Use SaveTheStudent to find out more about student money resources, including loans, budgeting, and scholarship sources.

Student Money Saving Ideas

To further aid your budgeting it's worth considering where you can save money quickly and easily. Many companies and organisations offer discounts to students, here are a few examples*:

Additional Costs

Throughout your studies you may wish to get involved in additional activities, some of which may include field trips, purchasing materials, joining societies, memberships fees.  The library collection provides access to all books and other references in module reading lists, however some titles are also advised for student purchase.  It is important to consider these costs when planning how you will use your money. To help you budget more accurately for your time at Northumbria, a summary of additional costs you may incur are detailed here.

Fee Liability

Important information for Northumbria students who wish to exit their programme of study early can be found here.

Payment Terms for Self Financing Undergraduate Students

50% is to be paid on or before Enrolment. If the previous year’s fees were paid by Direct Debit this will continue for the next year's tuition fees and the 1st payment will be taken 1st December 2018, with the final 50% by 1st February 2019. Home Postgraduate Taught Home students will be offered three instalments, to align to potential SLC funding.

Payment Terms for Masters and Post Graduate Research Students

Home Postgraduate Taught Home students will be offered three instalments, to align to potential SLC funding. To find out more about how to spread out the cost of your tuition fees with our Easy Payment Plan, please visit here.

Online Payments Portal

To find out how to make payments regarding deposits, Tuition fees, Accommodation fees, Library costs and Locker Keys, please visit our Online Payments Portal.


Northumbria Open Days

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