Information for students on student fees and other tuition costs.
Payment of student fees and other tuition costs is an essential part of becoming a student at the University of Edinburgh and it is recommended funding is arranged well before study starts.
Tuition fees and related charges are due in full in advance or during Welcome Week/matriculation at the start of the academic session and each new session thereafter. Self-funding students can pay in full or by instalment under the University's instalment scheme for student fees. Final dates for mandate completion and payments can be found on the payment timetable:
Students with external funding may need to provide written official confirmation that student fees are being paid (for example) by a government loan or grant, an educational bank loan, bursary or scholarship.
1. self funded students can pay in full or by instalment
2. external funded students - the sponsor will pay in full
3. a combination of the above
Fees charged for courses provided on a modular basis are invoiced at course level (ICL) are due in full on or before matriculation and at the start of each module or course thereafter. Other student fees, charges or costs are due in full during the academic year when notified.
The Income Section of the Finance Department is responsible for collecting student academic fees: tuition fees, module fees, other related charges and costs. We provide detailed information about how to pay fees through the links from this page and through our online information sessions:
How are you paying your student fees: external funded or self-funded?