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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Financial matters are a concern for all students, and careful planning is important. You will have to pay tuition fees for the programme you are undertaking and will need money to cover your living expenses.

Tuition fees

UCL's tuition fees are set annually and cover registration, tuition and supervision for each academic year, or part of the academic year that you are enrolled. Tuition fees are subject to an annual increase of up to 5%, which should be accounted for when you are applying for a programme.

Fees are normally quoted at the full-time rate, except where the programme is offered part-time or modular/flexible only. Fees for part-time or modular study are normally charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session. Most fees are quoted in UK Pounds but some are in other currencies.

Details about fees for individual programmes can be found on the specific programme information accessible via www.ucl.ac.uk/graduate/taught.

Tuition fee classification

The level of tuition fee charged will also depend on whether you are classified as a UK, EU, Overseas or Islands student. It is likely that you will already know which category you will fall but this will be confirmed if you are offered a place to study at UCL. Your fee classification plays no part in deciding whether or not to offer you a place to study at UCL.

Each student's fee classification is determined in accordance with the 2007 Education (Fees and Awards) (England) Regulations (SI No. 779) and subsequent amendments, and is based upon information that you have provided on your application.

Further details of how your tuition fee status is determined, and who to contact is you wish to query the decision on your fee classification, can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/current-students/money

Note for EU students

The tuition fees payable by EU students who have accepted a place on a programme as a home/EU student prior to the date upon which the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union becomes effective will remain the same (subject to any annual increase in accordance with the applicable terms and conditions and the UCL fees schedule) for the duration of the relevant student’s enrolment on the specific programme.

For up-to-date information relating to specific key questions following the UK's decision to leave the EU, please see UCL's dedicated EU Referendum website.

Tuition fee deposits

Tuition fee deposits will be requested as part of the offer of admission for selected graduate taught programmes.

Paying your tuition fee 

For full-time and part-time students your tuition fee will normally be quoted on your offer letter. For flexible/modular students, fees will be assessed according to the number of credits selected, therefore a fee will not be quoted on your offer letter. Information relating to fees and how to pay them is available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/current-students/money

You must pay at least 50% of your tuition fee before or at enrolment to be fully enrolled, or provide a letter of sponsorship indicating who should be invoiced for your fee.

Students can pay in two equal instalments; the first before or at enrolment, the second by 1 February 2018. No charge is made for paying in instalments, and no more than two instalments are permitted. No discount is offered for paying in full at the start of your programme.

Specific enquiries related to fees should be directed to:

UCL Fees
+44 (0)20 3108 7284


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