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UK/EU Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Everything you need to know about undergraduate fees at Northumbria University for Home, UK and EU students. Navigate between the tabs to find out more about our fees for different academic years.


2019/20 and 2020/21 Tuition Fees Information for UK & EU Applicants  

This information is for both full and part-time applicants applying to join Northumbria University in the academic year 2019/20. It is expected that the below information will be the same for 2020/21, however this is subject to approval from the UK Government.

EU students starting a Northumbria University degree programme in 2019/20 and 2020/21 academic year will be charged the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of their studies at the University.

Please note that your tuition fees for subsequent years may rise in line with inflation (RPI)*.

Course Type  Annual Tuition Fees
Undergraduate full-time programmes £9,250
Undergraduate part-time programmes £500 (per 10 credits)**
Foundation year £9,250
Placement Year £1,850
Study abroad year £1,385
Undergraduate Distance Learning programmes  Please see the individual course page for more information.

Amsterdam Campus


Click here for more information about fees, funding and courses at our Amsterdam campus. 

London Campus


Click here for more information fees, funding and courses at our London campus. 

Degree Apprenticeships


Click here for more information about our Degree Apprenticeships. Please note that fees for Degree Apprenticeships are paid by the employer/sponsor and not by the student. 

**Students studying through Pearson should refer to their offer letter for fees and payment method. 

Tuition Fees Information

Undergraduate fees are set by Government in line with forecast inflation. If you are studying on a full-time course the fee for your first year of study (2019/20 and 2020/21) will be £9,250, the maximum chargeable fee.

You should expect to pay tuition fees for every year of study, and be aware that fees may increase every year based on the Retail Price Index*. 

Current Government policy advises any increase will not exceed the rise in inflation by reference to RPI*.

Student fee loans have risen in line with the fee cap.

Part-time courses vary according to their length. To obtain the most accurate tuition fee information for a specific course please refer to your University offer letter. If a student is being sponsored by their employment, the university will require proof of sponsorship.

How Your Fees Are Paid

More information and an application form for Student Finance England can be found on the Student Finance England website. Eligible Home/UK and EU students are still able to apply for a Government Loan in the academic year 19/20, more details can be found on UK Government websiteUK & EU students can apply in 2019 and in 2020. After your application has been processed by Student Finance England, they will send you a Student Finance Entitlement letter with your customer reference number (CRN), which you should quote whenever you contact them. Student Finance England will pay your tuition fees direct to your university.

 If you are a self-financing student, please click here for more information about paying your fees.

*Retail Price Index - is a measure of the price of services and goods. RPI shows the change in the cost of living, and reflects the movement of the prices of a range of commonly used goods and services, such as housing and food.

Last updated:11/11/2019


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