Undergraduate tuition fees 2023

Information about your fees and costs if you're starting your undergraduate studies in September 2023.

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What you need to know

  • The standard undergraduate tuition fee for home fee paying students starting their course in 2023 is £9,250.
  • The latest fee information is available on the University website.
  • Loans are available from the government to cover tuition fees and living costs for eligible home fee paying students.
  • Students eligible to receive a loan don't have to pay anything upfront and don't start repaying their loan until you're earning over the repayment threshold.
  • In some circumstances you might pay a reduced fee (for example if you spend a year abroad).

Home or overseas fee status

In common with other UK universities, the University of Sheffield charges different tuition fees depending on whether students are classed as Home or Overseas for fee purposes.

Overseas fees

If you are an overseas student or are unsure whether you are classed as one, you will need to find out about your fee status.

Fee status

Loans, grants and funding

Home fee paying students may be able to get a loan from the government to cover the full cost of your tuition fees for each year of your course. You can also apply for a maintenance loan to contribute to your living costs:

Government loans

Exceptions to our standard fee

If you choose to study abroad, spend a year in employment or a year in industry your fee may be reduced.

How to pay your fees if you're self-funded

If you are paying your own tuition fees, please find out more in the Payment plans: Self-funded students section of these pages:

Living costs

You'll also need to consider the costs associated with studying at university and plan your budgets accordingly.

There are other sources of funding available to help you cover your living costs:

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