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Fees, finance and scholarships

We know that studying abroad is a big financial commitment. This page contains everything you need to know about the cost of living when studying at Edge Hill University. Your fees, finance and scholarship eligibility will vary depending on the course(s) you choose to study.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate programmes2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Full time BA/BSs/DipHE/LLB/MBChB/Foundation Year/Integrated Masters£15,000£15,500
Part time standard BA/BSc/LLB credit price£125£129

Undergraduate exceptions2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Associate Student credit price (without assessment and less than 30 credits)£120£130
Standard Undergraduate CPD credit price£125£129

Postgraduate

Postgraduate programmes2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Full time PGCE/PGDE£13,500£13,750
Full time LLM/MA/MSc£13,500£13,750
Full time MBA£14,500£15,000
Part time standard postgraduate credit price (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)£75£76
MA Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages (online)£8,100 (full programme fee)£8,500 (full programme fee)

Postgraduate exceptions2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Full time MSc Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches (full programme fee)£22,000£24,000
Full time MA Social Work (Year 1)£13,500£13,750
Part time Standard Postgraduate Credit Price (Faculty of Education)£75£76
Part time Dyscalculia/PGCert Education (Inclusion and SEN)/PGCert Special Educational Needs/MA Education (all pathways) credit price£57£58

Research

Research2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023/ 2024 tuition fees
Full time PhD£13,750£13,500
Part time LLM/MRes£6,625£6,750

Research assessment charges (charged once per course)2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023/ 2024 tuition fees
Proven malpractice referral following Viva submission£350£350

Language study

Pre-Sessional English Language2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023/ 2024 tuition fees
Pre-Sessional English Language (five weeks)£1,750£1,835
Pre-Sessional English Language (10 weeks)£3,500£3,670
Pre-Sessional English Language (20 weeks)£6,990£7,340

We offer Pre-Sessional tuition fee refunds if you successfully complete the five week Pre-Sessional English Language programme.

If you subsequently progress to a full-time undergraduate degree (BA/BSc/LLB), full-time integrated Masters degree (MComp/MSci), or full-time taught Masters, MBA or Masters by Research degree (MA/MSc/MBA/MRes) at Edge Hill University, the tuition fee for the Pre-Sessional English course will be discounted from the tuition fee for Year 1 of the target substantive programme.

English Language Development Programme2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
English Language Development Programme£350 (per week)£365 (per week)

Language Course2022/ 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Language Course (10 weeks) Students£90£95
Language Course (10 weeks) Staff£120£125
Language Course (10 weeks) Community£170£180

International Foundation Programme2022 / 2023 tuition fees2023 / 2024 tuition fees
Pre-degree£13,000£13,500

You can view our summer programmes, for further details of the package prices and inclusions.

We have a range of competitive International scholarships packages to help with the cost of studying in the UK. Please note that you can only be in receipt of one scholarship at anyone time.

Tuition fee deposit and payment options

Tuition fee classification

Tuition fees for study abroad students

Tuition fee policy statement

Whether you are studying an undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral degree, we offer a competitive range of scholarships to international students. All of our full-time, overseas fee-paying students will be automatically considered for the award of a scholarship when applying for a programme at Edge Hill University.

International foundation scholarship

Undergraduate development scholarship

Postgraduate excellence scholarship

Postgraduate excellence scholarship (returning EHU students)

GREAT Scholarship

PhD scholarship

PhD scholarship (returning EHU students)

International achievement scholarship (current students only)

University-wide scholarships

External scholarships

If you are a current international student studying at Edge Hill University, you can pay your tuition and accommodation fees using the online payments page.

If you are a prospective student who has received an unconditional offer and made Edge Hill University your firm choice, you can pay your deposit in one of the following ways:

Online store

Western Union Business Solutions

Bank transfer

Please note: when sending a payment please quote in the payment details either tuition fees or accommodation fees to ensure that these are paid in correctly.

Tuition fee scams

Universities are becoming increasingly aware of a large number of tuition fee scams which target international students. Scammers are contacting students and offering to pay their tuition fees for them at a discounted rate. Once the student has passed on their tuition fees to them, the scammers are then attempting to make payments to the University using stolen/compromised credit card details. These payments may initially be taken but will at a later date be flagged as fraudulent, leaving the student’s fees unpaid and their money in the hands of the scammer.

At Edge Hill we advise all students to make their tuition fee payments directly to Edge Hill University using our authorised payment methods.

To make sure that you are not a victim of a tuition fee scam please remember:

  • you should NEVER allow unauthorised people to login to your Edge Hill account to make payments for you
  • scammers may offer you low exchange rates, or discounts on your fees, and then ask you to pay your tuition fees directly to them – you must pay tuition fees straight to Edge Hill University through our authorised payment methods
  • avoid individuals or companies who advertise fee payment services, should their actions be illegal you may still be liable for payment of your fees.
  • contact your bank immediately if you think you’ve been a victim of fraud.

If you have any questions about this, you can contact:

Email: [email protected]

The Sanctuary Award

Edge Hill University provide a support package for two eligible individuals at any one time to help them achieve their higher education goals for programmes open to international students. This is in the form of a tuition fee waiver plus an additional £800 scholarship for the exclusive use of meeting the costs of books, course related materials and travel to and from the University. This scholarship is open to students who are:

  • seeking asylum in the UK, or a dependant or partner of someone seeking asylum
  • seeking asylum in the UK, or a dependant or partner of someone seeking asylum who has been granted limited leave to remain or some other form of temporary status.

Please note: spouse/civil partner must have been the spouse/civil partner on the date which the asylum application was made. Children/step-children must have been aged under 18 on the date on which the asylum application was made.

Applicants must:

  • have been offered a place (conditional or unconditional) on an undergraduate programme at Edge Hill University before applying for the Sanctuary Award. Applications from those who have been offered a place on a postgraduate programme cannot be considered
  • by virtue of their immigration status, be unable to access UK Government Student Finance (tuition fee loans or maintenance loans/grants)
  • be able to provide evidence that they sought asylum on arrival in the UK and that their asylum application is under consideration by the Home Office.


Priority will be given to applicants who live within easy commuting distance of Edge Hill University.

The Sanctuary Award is payable in each standard academic year of the course. This is unless, as a result of an asylum application, you (or your parents or spouse/civil partner) are granted status in the UK, which entitles you to UK Government Student Finance. If this happens, you must inform the University and the award will cease from the start of the next academic year, when you would be expected to apply for student finance instead.

Sanctuary Award application

Self–funding asylum seekers

US Federal Loans

Veteran’s Affairs Funding

Once you arrive here to study, you will need to budget for your general day-to-day living expenses.

It is much cheaper to live in the North West of England than it is in the South East or London, so your money will last longer and go further.

For general living costs for things such as books, food, clothing and transport, it is very difficult to give an exact figure, but we recommend that you budget approximately £7,000-£8,000 per year for all living expenses including accommodation. This is, however, just a guide and individual needs and requirements will be different.

If you are applying for a Student visa you will need to have the UKVI-decided amount of £9,207 (December 2020).

The British Council also have a useful budget planning in the UK section on the Education UK website that you may find of interest.