University of Derby International Students Fee Payment

Deposit fee is £3000

You will need to pay £3,000 of your tuition fees as a deposit, this payment will secure your place on your chosen course. You can then pay the remaining amount of your fees in two equal instalments. However, if you pay your fees in full by enrolment, you will receive a £500 discount.*

When to pay your fees

  • September enrolment – £3,000 in advance of enrolment, half of the remaining amount by the end of November and the final instalment by the end of January.
  • January enrolment – £3,000 in advance of enrolment, half of the remaining amount by the end of March and the final instalment by end of May.

You can now pay using our online payment system.

Help to pay your fees


If you move on from an undergraduate degree to a postgraduate degree at Derby, you will get an Alumni discount on your postgraduate course fees.

If you pay your fees in full at the point onf enrolment, you will receive a £500 discount.

* Discount applicable on all courses except the International Foundation Programme and can be used in conjunction with another scholarship, bursary or discount. See terms and conditions for discounts.


If you are an overseas applicant, any offer made will initially be a conditional offer, subject to you either paying a deposit of GBP £3,000, or providing a sponsor letter.

Refund of the £3,000 deposit is normally dependent on your providing proof that your visa application has been refused. However if your visa application was submitted using fraudulent or dishonest evidence or documents, we will not refund your deposit.

Additionally, during the period in which we consider that Covid-19 is affecting the normal operation of the University we will, if you decide to withdraw your application, refund your deposit if we agree that any of the following criteria apply to you. Note that we will not refund your deposit without written evidence.

  • The start of the University’s semester is delayed beyond the end of February 2021 (for January 2021 starts) or November 2021 (for September 2021 starts) and you have demonstrated to our satisfaction that you are unable to defer your entry to the University.
  • The University is only able to provide online study options, which you do not wish to accept.
  • You were given a conditional offer by the University but were not able to meet the specified conditions solely due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, for example if your relevant exams were cancelled and the University was unable to accept your alternative proposal(s) for satisfying the conditions of your offer.
  • You are unable to travel to the UK solely because of Covid-19 prior to the last published enrolment date