If you are a UK student, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover your course fees. If you don’t want to pay your fees using the student loan, or aren't eligible, you can choose to pay them in one lump sum or in two instalments each year. When you register online, you will agree the arrangements to pay your tuition fees. Online registration takes place before enrolment.
For September 2022 and January 2023 entry, overseas students will need to pay a non-refundable £3,000 deposit to secure their place on a postgraduate course
UK, CI and ROI students – how to pay
You have options when considering how to pay your deposit and tuition fees.
If you are paying with a single lump sum, we accept domestic bank transfers and debit/credit card payments. If you are paying by credit card, please note that we accept Visa and Mastercard. If you are paying by debit card, we accept Delta, Electron, Maestro, Solo and Visa debit cards.
Please note, for all the above we require payment to be received in pounds sterling (£).
If you are paying by bank transfer, please use the following details:
|If you would like to pay by bank/electronic transfer, please use the details below:|
|Branch address:||Barclays Bank, 61 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1ER, UK|
|Reference:||Your student or invoice number|
For September 2022 or January 2023 entry, you may pay your fees in two instalments online via a credit/debit card. 50% of the fee (after any deposits or discounts have been applied) must be paid on or before enrolment. The final instalment (50%) will be claimed from the relevant card account approximately three calendar months from the due date of the first instalment. A recurring debit/credit card payment authority will have to be set up. We will inform you of the exact due dates on which the second instalment will be payable when you set up the recurring debit/credit card payment authority..
International students – how to pay
Deposit and tuition fee payments
We require payment to be received in pounds sterling (£). You can pay your deposit and tuition fees by:
- Debit card - we accept Delta, Electron, Maestro, Solo and Visa debit cards.
- Credit card - we accept Mastercard and Visa credit cards
- Payment with Flywire - make sure you select the option that states “International Bank Transfer in British Pounds (GBP)” as this will guarantee you the best exchange rate and smallest transfer fee
- International bank transfers - see the BACS information below
Paying in instalments (For September 2022 and January 2023 entry)
The instalments facility is only offered if you pay your tuition fees (not deposit) online by credit card or debit card. Please view our fees policy for further information.
When paying in instalments, 50% of the fee (after any deposits or discounts have been applied) must be paid on or before enrolment. The final instalment (50%) will be claimed from the relevant card account approximately three calendar months from the due date of the first instalment.
A recurring debit/credit card payment authority will have to be set up. We will inform you of the exact due dates on which the second instalment will be payable when you set up the recurring debit/credit card payment authority.
International applicant/student already living in the UK
If you are already living in the UK, have a UK Bank Account and wish to pay by domestic bank transfer, please use the details in the section above above for UK students.
Students from the USA who receive a Federal Loan
It is possible to make arrangements to pay fees in three instalments that tie in with the loan payments.
International payments – processing times
International payments may take up to four weeks to be processed and received, depending on what payment method you used. Due to expected delays in UK student visa processing for 2022/23 entry, you should not use bank transfers if you are paying your deposit or tuition fee within eight weeks of your course start date.
- Debit / credit card payments may take up to four days
- Payment with Flywire may take up to a week (some countries have longer processing times)
- International banks transfers may take up to four weeks.
BACS payment details
Email for remittances: [email protected]
Company: Bournemouth University
Address: Bournemouth University Finance Department
12 Christchurch Road
Telephone: 01202 961600
Fax: 01202 961179
Bank: Barclays Bank plc, PO Box 1, Bournemouth Town Branches, Bournemouth, BH1 1ER
Sort Code: 20-12-04
Account No: 80188921
IBAN: GB24 BARC 2012 0480 1889 21
Please ensure that the invoice numbers are quoted on remittance advice.
Sponsorship by a company/organisation
Sponsors (Company / Organisations) can pay your tuition fees on your behalf by selecting any of the payment methods listed in the Online Registration system. If your Sponsor requires an official BU invoice, please download the Sponsorship Authorisation Form (27kb). Your registration will be complete upon receipt of the completed sponsorship form.
This completed document must be mailed to:
12 Christchurch Road
Alternatively, you can email the form to [email protected], upload the completed form during online registration, or hand in at the Cash Office at Talbot Campus.
Alternatively we can post a hard copy of this form to you. To request this or if you have any queries, please either email [email protected] or telephone our helpline number +44 (0)1202 961600.
Please return back to the Online Registration system if you have not finished the registration process.
10 June 22: how to pay your fees information updated