Postgraduate - CONTINUING students

The following Payment Plans are available ONLY to students who started in 2017/18 or before:

Payment in Full: Full Payment discount: If your share of the tuition fee is £4,260 or more, you will be entitled to receive a 2% discount. This is deducted from your share of the fee. Please note the 2% discount is only available if you pay in full either on, or before your registration start date.

Payment in 2 instalments: If your share of the tuition fee is £1000 or more and you are in attendance for the full academic year, you can pay your tuition fee in 2 instalments. This enables you to pay 50% of your share of the fee from your nominated bank account on 1 October 2018 and a further 50% on 1 February 2019.

Payment in 4 instalments: If your share of the tuition fee is £9000 or more and you are in attendance for the full academic year or if you are part-time or a distance learner, you can pay your tuition fee in 4 instalments. This enables you to pay 25% of your share of the fee from your nominated bank account on 1 October 2018, 1 December 2018, 1 February 2019 and 1 April 2019.

You can arrange to pay, in advance, as part of online registration by:

  • Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa/JCB) or a UK Debit Card (Visa Debit/Debit MasterCard): the card can be your own or that of a parent or family member.
  • Direct Debit (must be a UK current bank account): The account can be your own or that of a parent or family member. You can arrange to pay in instalments. Please note that the facility to pay by Direct Debit is only available if you are arranging to pay your fee in advance and accessing the payment screens before 15th September 2018. You will not be able to arrange payment by Direct Debit if you are arranging payment on the day you register.
  • AVAILABLE IF PAYING IN ONE INSTALMENT ONLY: Cheque or Sterling bank draft: send a cheque (from a UK bank account) or a sterling bank draft, made payable to the University of Sheffield. Write your name and Personal ID/Applicant Number on the reverse of the cheque or bank draft. Send the cheque/draft to: Finance Documentation (Tuition Fee), Fees Team, Student Administration Service, Firth Court, Western Bank, SHEFFIELD, S10 2TN, UK, together with a covering note explaining what the payment is for and for whom. The University will present the cheque or bank draft to its bank within a few days of receiving it; therefore please do not post-date the cheque.
  • OVERSEAS only: AVAILABLE IF PAYING IN ONE INSTALMENT ONLY: Western Union Business Solutions: This is a simpler, faster way for you to securely send bank transfers to us. To make your payment using Western Union simply click here and then click on the Western Union logo.

Postgraduate Masters Loans (Student Loans Company)

For up to date information about the Postgraduate Masters Loans Scheme please click here

Please note: If you are applying to Student Finance England for a Postgraduate Loan, the first payment will be paid in to your bank account up to 5 working days after your course start date and after the University has confirmed your registration to the Student Loans Company; this confirmation is sent on the day you register.

Any student using a SLC Postgraduate Loan to contribute to their tuition fee will be able to pay in three instalments.
If the University has received confirmation from SLC that your Postgraduate Loan has been approved and you need to pay in three instalments instead of the University's standard two or four instalments, then you will be able to Select this option during your Online Registration.

Postgraduate Taught Students: What will my fee be?

Home/EU students: Your fee as a continuing student will be increased by a set inflationary percentage from your 2017/18 rate. For 2018/19 students this rate is confirmed at 2.5%. Your confirmed fee will be on your record in Summer 2018 ready for your re-registration.

Overseas students: Your fee will be fixed at the same rate as it was in your first year of study (presuming you started between 2015 and 2017).

If you need a reminder of what your fees were in 2017/18 then please see the look up tool below. This list shows fees for each programme for the first year of study (unless otherwise stated).

Postgraduate Research Students: What will my fee be?

Home/EU students: In 2018/19 the standard PGR Home Fee is £4,260 for a Full Time Student and £2,130 for a Part Time Student. As a continuing student you will pay this amount plus your enhancement you were on in 2017/18. e.g if you paid £5,194 in 2017/18 your fee in 2018/19 will be £5,260.

Overseas students: Your fee will be fixed at the same rate as it was in your first year of study (presuming you started between 2015 and 2017).

EU Referendum

Have you got questions about how the EU referendum will affect you as a student? Email: eu@sheffield.ac.uk