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International (non-EU) Students

International Fees

Deciding on your university includes also thinking about budgeting, how much it will cost you and what kind of help is available for you. 

For full details on course-specific fees, please consult our detailed fees scheme, but here are a few of our standard annual course fees that apply for International (non-EU) students:





Pre-sessional 10-week course including accommodation


Pre-sessional 6-week course including accommodation


Worcester Business School offers:
MSc Finance
-MSc Marketing
-MSc International Management
-MSc Human Resource Management

There is a £2,500 celebratory bursary for non-EU students, so the course fees are:
+ there are scholarships up to £3000 available

Early payment discount

If you pay your tuition fees in full by the 31st of July, you will receive a £500 discount. More information about it can be found in the scholarship section.

The tuition fees 2016/17 document gives a complete listing of all the fees.

Scholarships (to be clarified for 2017/18 soon)

We aim to be as supportive as possible with our students so we are offering a wide range of scholarships that vary from academic recognition to extra-curricular activities support, so almost every single student receives a scholarship from us!

Depending on your degree you are automatically awarded a scholarship, or if you have an extra-curricular interest in sports or volunteering activities, you can apply for scholarships to help you carry on these activities.

Scholarships available for International Students

  • International Undergraduate Scholarship – up to £3000

Working hard for your grades can be a bit overwhelming sometimes, so we thought we would give you a bit of extra motivation! Students that enrol in their first year with our university and have achieved 144 UCAS points or equivalent are qualified for a £3000 scholarship, 128 UCAS points or equivalent receive £2000 scholarship and 112 UCAS points or equivalent receive £1000.

The scholarships apply even if you decide to join us later in your studies. Therefore, you will be eligible for a £3000 scholarship if your grades are an equivalent of a 1st Class degree, a £2000 scholarship if they are the equivalent of a 2:1 degree and £1000 if they are the equivalent of a 2:2 degree.

  • International Postgraduate Scholarship – up to £3000

We reward international students for getting a good undergraduate degree! So if your degree is at least a UK 2:1 or equivalent, we are offering you a scholarship of £3000. Also, if you have received a 2:2 degree, you will be rewarded with a scholarship of £2000.

  • Alumni Loyalty Scholarship – 15 % off the tuition fee/year

We value our students and we know how hard they work to obtain their degree. We want to thank them for that by offering them a 15% discount from our postgraduate fees if they choose to continue their studies with us!

  • Family/sibling Bursary – 15 % off the tuition fee/year

Whether you are doing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree with us, if one of your family members enrols at the University of Worcester too, they will get a discount of 15 % off their tuition fees.

  • Early Payment discount - £500

We know that paying your tuition in full is a big investment, which is why we are offering you a discount to help you out! If you pay your tuition fees in full by the 31st of July we will offer you a discount of £500.

  • Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

The scholarships are awarded to outstanding and talented scholars with leadership qualities who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers. Chevening Scholarships are awarded across a wide range of fields; including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.
The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships are now open. To apply, please visit the Chevening Scholarship website. Please note that the application deadlines vary from country to country.

  • Worcester Business School Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

To launch the Worcester Business School's brand new portfolio of Masters courses, we are delighted to offer each international student (non EU) a celebratory bursary of £2,500 off the published course fees. This reduces the fees down to £10,000.

Commonwealth Scholarships

The Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UK universities, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has confirmed that the University of Worcester has one award for the academic year 2016/17 in the following taught postgraduate courses only:

Under the scheme, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) pays the students' tuition fees, thesis expenses, study travel grant, the cost of airfare to and from the United Kingdom and excess baggage allowance for accompanied books up to 10kg on return home.

How to Apply

Candidates must:

  • Be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country 
  • Hold the equivalent of a UK Honours degree at either first or upper second class level 
  • Be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent) - you must have met the English language requirements by the closing deadline of 31st March 2015
  • Have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country 
  • Be able to confirm in writing that neither they nor their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
  • Be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete

Complete an application form using the EAS online application system before the deadline of 1st April 2016. You will also need to instruct your referees to send references directly to the International Centre, as this cannot be done through the EAS.

Candidates are advised that false declarations will cause at least the DFID’s share of the award to be terminated, even if the course of study has started. In such circumstances, the candidate will be required to refund any payments made by DFID in connection with the award.

Further information can be found on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website.


Please note that scholarships are not cumulative, only the highest value of the scholarship will be awarded. However, early payment can be added to an awarded scholarship.