Your guide to finance and money matters

Finance is one of the key issues when deciding to take a higher education course. You may be feeling anxious about your finances and wondering how you will manage to pay your tuition fees, living expenses and all the costs associated with going to university.

That's why our Money and Childcare advice team are on hand to help you with any questions or problems you may have, both before and during your time as a student here. Fees, funding, budgeting, money management - we can help you get to grips with it all.

Payment methods

Payment methods

We offer a flexible range of secure tuition fee payment options, so there should be a method to suit you if you will be paying your fees directly.

How you can pay your tuition fees


All of our course fees and options are listed under individual courses. For many of our undergraduate we also include information about any additional costs you will also need to budget for. We've also put together a list of Help for Postgraduates.

Continuing students

If you're already a student here and want to check your fees, we also have a list of our fees for continuing students.

Financial support

Depending on your course and level of study, you may be eligible to receive financial support for your tuition fees and living costs while you study with us. These pages set out the various options available to undergraduates, postgraduates, and students on NHS-funded courses.

Get information about Financial support

Money management

You may need some help with financial planning and budgeting while you're a student, particularly if you're living away from home for the first time. We can provide advice and support if you get into financial difficulties, and help you to identify possible sources of emergency funding.

Support available at BCU


Our finance team has compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions related to university finances. Whether you are self-funded, loan-funded, or sponsored, you'll find valuable information and guidance here to help you manage your finances effectively.

Frequently asked questions