When do I pay my fees?

When you need to pay your fees depends on both your level of study and whether you are required to pay the Home or International fee. Whatever payment option you chose, you will need to have met the requirements detailed in the Pre enrolment payment checklist before you will be able to complete your enrolment

UK students

If you intend to pay by instalment make sure that you have for your tuition fees before enrolment.

The payment dates vary depending on your course start date. Use the table below to find the instalment dates for your course.

Instalment dates for UK students

Your course start date1st payment
2nd payment
3rd payment
August / September / October 2023 2 November 2023 18 January 2024 25 April 2024
November / December 2023 18 January 2024 7 March 2024 6 June 2024
January / February 2024 7 March 2024 25 April 2024 4 July 2024
March / April 2024 9 May 2024 4 July 2024 3 October 2024
May / June 2024 4 July 2024 5 September 2024 5 December 2024
July 2024 5 September 2024 7 November 2024 16 January 2025

International students

All International students will be required to pay a minimum of 50% of their course fees in cleared funds prior to enrolment.

The remaining 50% balance can be paid by instalment – in line with the University's instalment plan. This option is only available where you have  using either an International or UK issued card.

Please note that if you intend to pay by instalment, a RCP must be in place before you can complete your enrolment so please set it up in plenty of time to avoid your enrolment being delayed.

Instalment dates for International students

Your course start date1st payment
2nd payment
August/ September/ October 2023 Before enrolment 18 January 2024
November/ December 2023 Before enrolment 7 March 2024
January/ February 2024 Before enrolment 25 April 2024
March/ April 2024 Before enrolment 4 July 2024
May/ June 2024 Before enrolment 5 September 2024
July 2024 Before enrolment 7 November 2024

Contact us

Who to contact about fees and finance

Fee payments

The Accounts Receivable Team is part of the University's Finance Department and is responsible for the collection of fees.

The Income Team is also part of the University's Finance Department and is responsible for invoicing of fees.

Contact us by

Financial help and advice

The Student Funds Team administers a number of hardship funds.

Student life advisers are available to give advice and guidance on living on a budget, student finance queries, banking and dealing with debt.

John Galsworthy Building
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7312

Student Funds Team
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7315