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International Fees, Finance and Scholarships

At NUA you see and feel the benefits of your investment every day.

Pursuing a degree qualification is a big financial commitment for UK and international students alike. For international students, though, there are more things to consider than tuition fees. It’s important you choose a place where you can afford to enjoy your life as a student in a new, exciting community.

2017 Tuition Fees

Citizen status Course Fee
International (non-EU) Four year degree (Year 0 only) £13,000
International (non-EU) Undergraduate degree (full-time) £13,000
International (non-EU) Postgraduate degree (full-time) £13,000
International (non-EU) Research degree (full-time) £15,000

International Scholarships


We have scholarships available for BA and MA applicants for Year 0 or Year 1 entry. Scholarships for 2017-18 year will be announced in Spring 2017.

“Without the scholarship I would have struggled to cover the cost of my tuition fees and been unable to accept my place at NUA. I am extremely grateful for the support I have received.”

Natalie Sowa, BA Design for Publishing

Paying the right fees?

If you believe that you are eligible for home fee status, you should check the guidance issued on the UKCISA website. If you find that you meet the appropriate criteria for home fee status, please email international@nua.ac.uk. You should resolve this issue as soon as possible as it may impact the deadline for your application.


The Creative Skillset Tick is the quality mark awarded to courses that produce work-ready graduates and apprentices. By picking a ticked course you’re also three times more likely to be in a job relevant to your degree. Many of our courses are Creative Skillset approved, look out for the tick of approval on our course pages.

Federal Aid

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United States citizens or permanent residents who have accepted a place at NUA can apply for funds through the U.S. Federal Student Loan Scheme. Find out more on the Federal Aid page.

What are you paying for?

When you become a student at NUA, you gain access to exemplary teaching quality and world-class facilities, and you become part of a strong support network that will help you achieve your goals. To find out what the University provides for your tuition fee, take a look at our Fees and Finance page.