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Money Matters

Information for students who want to find out more about important financial information whilst studying at university.

Managing your Money

Managing your money can sometimes be a challenge, especially as student income is often very limited. Financial worries are the last thing you need when you are trying to concentrate on your studies, so it's worth considering how you are going to manage your money before starting your course.

  • Completing a simple budget plan to predict your income and outgoings is a helpful way of taking control of your finances. There are several tools available to help you do this:
  • Use SaveTheStudent to find out more about student money resources, including loans, budgeting, and scholarship sources.

Student Money Saving Ideas

To further aid your budgeting it's worth considering where you can save money quickly and easily. Many companies and organisations offer discounts to students, here are a few examples*:

Additional Costs

Throughout your studies you may wish to get involved in additional activities, some of which may include field trips, purchasing materials, joining societies, memberships fees.  The library collection provides access to all books and other references in module reading lists, however some titles are also advised for student purchase.  It is important to consider these costs when planning how you will use your money. To help you budget more accurately for your time at Northumbria, a summary of additional costs you may incur are detailed here.

Fee Liability

Important information for Northumbria students who wish to exit their programme of study early can be found here.

Making Payments - Online Portal

To find out how to make payments regarding deposits, Tuition fees, Accommodation fees, Library costs and Locker Keys, please visit our Online Payments Portal.

Payment Terms for All Students

The payment terms applicable to tuition-fee invoices will vary according to the level of award being studied, mode of study, and the student’s country of residence. The table below summarises the main options, although exceptions do apply.

  Home/EU  International 
All Students  

If invoice <=£600, full payment on or before enrolment.

 

If invoice <=£600, full payment on or before enrolment.

Full-time Undergraduate

(Invoice > £600)

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 2 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately. 

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 2 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

Full-Time Postgraduate Research

(Invoice > £600

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 2 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 2 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

Full-Time Postgraduate Taught

(Invoice > £600)

 

Full payment on or before enrolment , or 3 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 2 instalments, with the with the 1st payment due immediately.

Part-Time Postgraduate Taught

(Invoice > £600)
Includes distance learning.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 3 instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 6 monthly instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

Part-Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research

(Invoice > £600)
Includes distance learning.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 6 monthly instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment, or 6 monthly instalments, with the 1st payment due immediately.

 ELAN/Summer School  

Full payment on or before enrolment.

 

Full payment on or before enrolment.


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