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Pay fees by instalment

You can pay tuition fees in instalments for all postgraduate courses that are a minimum of 30 weeks duration, including graduate diplomas and research degrees.

This does not apply to sponsor payments, which have a 30 day payment term.

You can read about instalment dates for MBA courses on their course pages.

Please log in to your UAL Portal to see details of your instalment plan.

Dates and amounts

The instalment plan is determined by the start and duration of your course:

Courses starting September or October

Courses lasting 1 year or more (of 3 terms each year) and research degrees

  • 50% on or at enrolment
  • 30% January
  • 20% April

For students on courses which are longer than 1 year, the instalments above are for the first year of the course.  An instalment plan for the next year's tuition fee must be set up before enrolling onto that year of the course. These instalment dates also apply to those continuing into Year 2 of their postgraduate course in September or October.

Four term courses

  • 40% on or at enrolment
  • 20% January
  • 20% April
  • 20% August

Courses starting January

Courses lasting 1 year or more (of 3 terms each year) and research degrees

  • 50% at or before enrolment
  • 30% April
  • 20% August

If you have a successful application for the Postgraduate Master's Loan or Doctoral Loan to use towards payment of your tuition fees, please see further information on funding your studies by SLC loan.

Please note

  • The first tuition fee instalment must be paid before you can enrol onto your course.
  • If you're an international student, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) require you to have the funds to pay the full tuition fees for the first year. You must have held these funds for at least 28 consecutive days at the point you apply for the visa. Find out more about immigration and visas.
  • Remaining up to date with payments is a necessary part of your enrolment. If you enrol and withdraw from the course 14 days after the course start date, or the date you first attended if later, you are liable for the full tuition fee. See the Student Fees Policy for more information.

How to pay by instalments

You can choose to pay your tuition fees in instalments during the online registration step of enrolment.

Just log in to your UAL Portal and go to 'my Online registration' and then 'Fee details'.

Watch the video to see how to complete the steps. The timestamp for 'Paying your tuition fees in instalments' begins at 02:49.

How to pay your tuition fees and confirm funding

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