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Tuition fees for international students

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Fee Assessment for Non-UK Applicants

All applicants to Plymouth Marjon University must have their fees status determined as either Home or Overseas.  UK Government Legislation allows publicly funded institutions to charge fees to non-UK students at a higher rate than to UK students unless they fulfil certain residence and immigration status criteria.  If you are a non-UK national, reside outside the UK, entered the UK after your date of birth or claim residency status in the UK, we will contact you for more information.  This may be to ask for a copy of your passport or to see your residency evidence ie Indefinite Leave to Remain, or for the code to access your Settled or Pre-settled status.  We may also ask you to complete an assessment questionnaire.

For more information on tuition fees and funding please go to Marjon information page and for information on eligibility to pay Home tuition fees please look at UKCISA guidance.

We are not able to make a decision on your fee status before an application but if you have queries about your fee status once you have applied, please email .

The personal information you provide when completing this form will be used by the University solely to determine whether you are classified as a Home or Overseas student for the purpose of University tuition fees and will be processed in accordance with the Plymouth Marjon University’s Data Protection policy. For more information visit our data privacy page


Fees and funding for EU students

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the UK from academic year 2021/22 onwards will no longer automatically be eligible for Home tuition fee status unless they have Settled or Pre-settled status. EU applicants will need to complete a fee status questionnaire to determine whether they are liable for Home or Overseas fees.

EU students currently on a course that started in 2020/21 or earlier will continue to pay the same fees as home students for the duration of your course.


What happens if I am not eligible for Home tuition fees?

If you have been assessed as having to pay Overseas tuition fees, you will be required to pay for the full year before you start.  Unfortunately, we are unable to offer non-UK students an instalment plan. We will send you more information on how to pay the University.

If you are assessed as needing a Student Visa to study in the UK, please see our further information and guidance.

For each subsequent year of study, the tuition fees must be paid in full for that year, before registration.  We are unable to provide payment instalments for overseas fee payers.


What to do if you feel that your fee status has been wrongly assessed

If you feel that you have been incorrectly assessed, you should contact  as quickly as possible.

A student's fee status is determined by the Education (Fees and Awards) Regulations.  The regulations are not set by the University and the University has no authority to over-ride them.

The regulations we use apply to higher education institutes in England. Different regulations apply to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, to colleges of further education and programmes attracting an NHS bursary.


Fee status after your course has started

It is not usually possible for a student's fee status to change once their course has started, except in exceptional circumstances. These circumstances include if the student became a UK national or the relevant family member of an UK national, or if a relevant family member is recognised as a refugee or is granted humanitarian protection and the student can evidence they meet the residency requirement (time spent for study purposes in the UK does not count towards the five-year residency requirement).

Any requests for reassessment of fees should be made in writing to . Changes in fee status are not automatic and any amendments to fee status following re-assessment will come into effect at the start of the following academic year only and cannot be applied retrospectively except in the case where an error has been made in the original fee assessment.


 International Student FAQ's
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