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When to pay your fees

There are a number of different options available to pay your tuition (and bench) fees below.

If you have any questions about when to pay your fees, please contact the Credit Control Team for guidance:

Pay in full

Fees can be paid in full before or at enrolment.

If you pay your tuition fees in full you may be eligible for our early payment discount scheme.

Payment plans

Once your enrolment has been completed, if you have been unable to pay in full, an invoice and payment plan will be sent to your University of Bradford email address.

The payment plan will include the dates and the amounts to pay by, based on the University's standard payment plans for invoices £500.00 or over (apart from short courses under 20 weeks).  

Undergraduate tuition fee loan

Eligible Home and EU students can apply for a non-income assessed tuition fee loan from Student Finance to cover the cost of your fees.

This is paid to the University on your behalf.

Student Finance will notify the University if your tuition fee loan (and the amount) is approved.

If confirmation of your student finance funding is not received, payments are not made or funding is withdrawn, you will be responsible for the payment of any outstanding fees in full. 

 

Postgraduate loans

If you're starting a full or part-time Postgraduate course (taught and research), you may be eligible for one of the government's postgraduate loans.  As the loan payments are paid directly to you, the University will consider you to be a self-funding student and you can either pay in full or by payment plan.

Masters students can apply for a Postgraduate Masters Loan of upto £11,222 for courses starting from 01 August 2020.

Doctoral students can apply for the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of upto £26,445 for courses starting from 01 August 2020.

Sponsorship

If your employer or Government agency is covering the cost of your course, please forward your Financial Guarantee (Sponsorship) letter or Purchase Order form to the Credit Control team so we can approve and update this on your account for you.

Standard payment terms for sponsors is payment in full within 30 days from the date the invoice is raised (payment plans are not available).

If confirmation of sponsor funding is not received, they do not pay or the funding is withdrawn, you will be responsible for the payment of any outstanding fees in full.

Important

If you have difficulties paying your fees you must contact the Credit Control team before your payment date to discuss the options available to you.

Additional help and support is also available to you, both in and out of term: