A smart and affordable investment

Every UK university charges tuition fees. UK tuition fees vary depending on your home country. You will be eligible for either Home (UK) fees, or International fees.

Eligible students can apply for a tuition fee loan so they are able to study now and pay it back later. It means you won’t have to pay any fees upfront and you won't start paying the fees back until you’re earning a reasonable income – currently set at over £26,575.

  • No upfront fees.
  • You only pay back your loan once you start work and earn more than £26,575 per year.
  • Graduates on average earn £12,000 per year more than non-graduates over their working lives.
  • Outstanding debt written off after 30 years.

In addition to the government funding available, UEL provides all new undergraduate students with core textbooks as e-books.

You'll also have the opportunity to apply for our wide range of scholarships and bursaries. We award over £2 million annually via these schemes, so it is definitely worth submitting an application.

You may find more useful information in the following:

You can also find further details at gov.uk/student-finance

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for 2021 UK students, and EU students with ‘settled’ or ‘pre-settled’ status, are typically:

  • Full-time: £9,250 per year
  • Part-time: £2,310 per 30 credit module
  • Placement year: £1,000 per year

The tuition fees for new international students starting in 2021:

  • Full time:  £12,100 per year

Please note that tuition fees for some courses may vary, please see individual course pages for specific information. You can also search our undergraduate course list.

Undergraduate tuition fees are regulated by the UK government, our 2021 Access Agreement sets out full details of our commitments.

Read our tuition fees policy for more information.

Further Information

For further information and advice you can contact our Applicant Enquiries at studentfunding@uel.ac.uk or on +44 (0)20 8223 3333 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

Learn about paying your fees

Scholarships and bursaries

UEL is offering new Home/UK undergraduate students a package of scholarships and bursaries to ensure that they get the most out of their studies.

See scholarships and bursaries

External funding

There are a number of external organisations that offer financial support to students.

View all available external funding

Additional Study-Related Costs

Students on some programmes will need to pay for study-related materials and activities such as field trips, art supplies, safety equipment and clothing, laboratory supplies, etc. The costs may vary depending on your module choices.

You can find information on the typical costs of individual courses on our courses pages. To find your course, search our undergraduate course list.

Paying your fees

There are several ways you can choose to pay your fees.