International financial information

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

International tuition fees

Tuition Fees for international students will be determined in light of the following criteria:

  • Cost of provision
  • Market testing against a set of benchmark competitor Higher Education providers
  • Regional and national skills priorities
  • Consideration of bursaries, scholarships, fee waivers and any other discounts as part of the overall fee structure

International student fees 2022/23

The tuition fees shown are for a single year of study for new international students in 2022/23.

Undergraduate fees

The International Tuition Fees for new students for most undergraduate courses in 2022/23 will be £14,100 per annum (per year). However, some specialised courses attract higher fees due to real-time placement experience. Individual course fees can be found on the course pages.

Postgraduate fees

The International Tuition Fees for new students for most postgraduate taught courses in 2022/23 will be £14,800 per annum (per year). However, some specialised courses attract different fees. Individual course fees can be found on the course pages.

Postgraduate Distance Learning

The International Tuition Fees for Distance Learning Masters courses in 2022/23 will be £9250 per annum (per year).

Part-time study

Part-time students will pay half of the full-time fee in Year 1 and half of the full-time in Year 2.

International Foundation Programme

The Tuition Fees for new students on the International Foundation Programme in 2022/23 will be £14,100 per annum (per year).

6-week Pre-sessional Programme

The Tuition Fees for new students on the 6-week Pre-sessional Programme in 2022/23 will be £2,250.

10-week Pre-sessional Programme

The Tuition Fees for new students on the 10-week Pre-sessional Programme in 2022/23 will be £3,375.

Taught Doctorates


Full Time

 2022/23Yr 2Yr 3Total cost 
EdD International £14,100 £14,100 £14,100 £42,300


Research Doctorates

MPhil and PhD programmes

Fees are chargeable for a maximum of 3 years for full-time and 6 years for part-time. An ‘until completion’ fee of £100 per month is chargeable thereafter. The ‘until completion’ fee will be invoiced at the start of the writing up period on an annual basis and is payable in accordance with our standard payment terms and conditions.

PhD by Works in the Public Domain (one year part time) and Prof Doc by Contribution to Practice (two-year part time) are both charged at the standard part time research MPhil/PhD rate for both home and international students. In addition, the reading fee for these courses is £500 and is non-refundable.

 UK & CIInternational
MPhil/PhD - Full time max 3 years £4,400  £14,100 
MPhil/PhD - Part time max 3 years £2,200  £7,050 
Preparation for Research £500  £500 

International Tuition Fee Deposit

Most international students are required to pay a Tuition Fee Deposit as part of their application to study at the University.

If you are a student from a country listed by the UKVI as exempt from providing evidence that you meet the financial requirements for your visa, you will be required to submit a Tuition Fee Deposit of £2000 as part of your application to study at the University. Students in receipt of US Federal Loans are exempt from the requirement to pay the Tuition Fee Deposit.

If you are a student from a country not listed by the UKVI as exempt from providing evidence that you meet the financial requirements for your visa, you will be required to submit a Tuition Fee Deposit of £5000 as part of your application to study at the University.

If you are an international student required to pay a Tuition Fee Deposit, you are required to pay this Deposit before a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) can be issued.

Please also see our policy on Refund of Tuition Fee Deposits for international students.

Fee status

To be eligible for Home rather than International Tuition Fees you must normally hold settled status (i.e. have no restrictions on your right to remain in the UK).

If you are in doubt as to your fee status, you should contact us to request a Fee Assessment Form. 

Making a payment

All international students must pay a Tuition Fee deposit to the University before arrival to enrol on their course.

Students will not be issued a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) until this deposit has been received.

Please see our policy on Refund of Tuition Fee Deposits for international students.

For students funded by Lånekassen, please read our payment terms

How do I pay the Tuition Fee Deposit?

All deposit payments are to be paid through our Tuition Fee Deposit Portal:

winchester.flywire.com

Before visiting the portal, please ensure you know the value deposit you are due to pay (see International Tuition Fee Section above)

The University of Winchester has officially partnered with Flywire to accept Tuition Fee Deposit payments from over 240 countries and territories, in more than 140 currencies.

Millions of students and their parents worldwide trust Flywire to facilitate their education payments.

By making your payment using Flywire you can:

  • Pay by credit or debit card, bank transfer or by e-wallet.
  • Pay from any country or bank.
  • Pay in your local currency.
  • Avoid bank fees and extra charges.
  • Be guaranteed the best exchange rate when making a bank transfer using Flywire. If you find a better rate within two hours, Flywire will match it.
  • Track your payment in real-time online and receive email and text alerts each step of the way, including a confirmation your payment has been securely delivered to the University.
  • Get 24/7 multilingual support with any questions you have about making your payment from Flywire’s expert team. You can give them a call, send an email, or use live chat online. 

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How do I pay the balance of my Tuition Fee?

*Your payment card must be registered on our payment portal by 30 September 2022 to pay your fees in instalments. The University will automatically collect your payments from your card registered.

Undergraduate Students:

Semester 1 start:

Payment can be made:

  • in full by or at enrolment or,
  • In two equal instalments by Recurring Card Payment* via our online payment portal, due on 1 December 2022 and 1 February 2023.

Semester 2 start:

Tuition fees as due in full by or at enrolment, no instalment options are available

For fees paid in full the University will accept the following forms of payment:

  • Most major credit or debit cards (NOT American Express) via our online payment portal
  • A Sterling bank transfer

Make a payment on the University payment portal.

Postgraduate Students:

For postgraduate students commencing studies in Semester 1:

  • In full at (re)enrolment
  • In two equal instalments by Recurring Card Payment* (RCP). Payments will be taken on 13 January 2023 and 28 April 2023
  • In five equal instalments by RCP*. Payments will be taken on the 1st of each month - 1 December 2022 to 1 April 2023 inclusive

For postgraduate students commencing studies in Semester 2:

  • In full at (re)enrolment
  • In two equal instalments by Recurring Card Payment* (RCP). Payments will be taken on 28 April 2023 and 1 October 2023
  • In five equal instalments by RCP*. Payments will be taken on the 1st of each month - 1 April 2023 to 1 August 2023 inclusive

For research students commencing studies in April:

  • In full at (re)enrolment
  • In two equal instalments by Recurring Card Payment* (RCP). Payments will be taken on 1 May 2023 and 1 November 2023
  • In five equal instalments by RCP. Payments will be taken on the 1st of each month - 1 June 2023 to 1 October 2023 inclusive

Make a payment on the University payment portal.

Scholarships, bursaries and awards

For information on the bursaries and scholarships available, see our Scholarships section.

Brexit guidance

We are proud to be a University with an international outlook and remain committed to supporting you during this time of uncertainty as Britain withdraws from the EU. Please click here to read the latest Brexit guidance.

Terms and conditions

It is important that fees are paid on time. If all or a proportion of fees or charges remain unpaid after the due date relevant to your chosen method of payment, charges and/or sanctions may be imposed which could affect your studies.

If you withdraw from your course or interrupt your studies, in certain instances a refund of fees may be due.

Tuition Costs

For International Students will be determined in light of the following criteria:

  • Cost of provision
  • Market testing against a set of benchmark competitor HE providers
  • Alignment to the Strategic Plan
  • The need to stimulate additional demand where required
  • Regional and National skills priorities
  • Consideration of bursaries, scholarships, fee waivers and any other discounts as part of the overall fee structure

Non-payment of fees

If you are unable to pay fees on the due date, it is imperative that you contact the Finance Office as soon as possible.

The Finance Office is located on the first floor of the Winton Building and is open from 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. If you wish to discuss payment, please contact the Income Team on +44 (0)1962 827265 or email credit.control@winchester.ac.uk 

Please refer to the Regulations for the Payment of University Fees document for further details.

Tuition Fee deposit refund policy for international students

Tuition Fee deposits may be refunded if a student is unsuccessful with their visa application and can produce a valid, official visa refusal letter. Please refer to the Refund of Tuition Fee Deposits for International Students document for further details.

In certain cases where a student withdraws from a course or interrupts study, a refund of fees may be due. Please refer to the Regulations for Payment of University Fees for further details.

If a student wishes to withdraw or interrupt then it is their responsibility to contact Registry and complete the relevant paperwork.