The University and Europe

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Fee status information for EU applicants

If you are a new student from the EU, EEA or Switzerland, and plan to start your studies in 2021-2022 or later, your tuition fees are likely to be in line with the international rate.

Applicants who may be eligible for a 'home' fee status

If you already have the right to live in the UK, you may be eligible for a ‘home’ fee status.

You can check the latest information on our EU fee status pages.  

Fee status information for EU applicants 

Deferred entry

If you have already accepted an offer but deferred entry until 2021-22 or later, your fee status will follow the latest guidance, not that of the year you applied.

Continuing students

If you have already started your studies, your fee status will not change.

Funding

Financial support from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) 

EU nationals with settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, and who meet the relevant eligibility requirements in force at the time of course commencement, may have access to student financial support. For more information:

SAAS website

Postgraduate funding

Research Councils UK (RCUK) funding for EU postgraduate students

EU students are presently eligible for fees-only funding under Research Council support for postgraduate training.

The UK Government has confirmed that EU postgraduate research students commencing their studies in academic year 2020/21 will retain their fee status and eligibility for Research Council support for the duration of their programme.

From 2021-22 onwards, EU students (along with all international students) will be eligible for funding through UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), covering PhD fees, living costs and other expenses.

More information: 

UK Research and Innovation: funding for research training

Postgraduate funding for UK/EU students

Scholarships for EU students

Further information on funding opportunities for EU students commencing in 2021:

Student Funding .