Postgraduate taught course tuition fee deposits

If you are an International applicant and have accepted a place on a taught postgraduate course, the University of Sheffield will ask you to pay a deposit towards your course tuition fee.

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To ensure that we offer you the best possible experience as a Sheffield student, we can only accept a limited number of students on each course. However, places on courses at the University of Sheffield are competitive, and we receive many more applications than there are places available.

By paying a tuition fee deposit you will indicate that you are definitely going to take up your place. Therefore, we will not arrange the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number necessary for a UK study visa until you have paid your fee deposit. You can find more information about the CAS number application process on our CAS number application webpages.

Your tuition fee deposit will be automatically deducted from your course tuition fee when you come to Sheffield to register.

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