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In accordance with the Tuition Fee Liability Policy below, where a student withdraws from / is withdrawn / discontinues or is granted a leave of absence from their studies, the date of withdrawal/discontinuation/leave of absence is used by the University in calculating the tuition fee liability.

Tuition Fee Liability Policy 2023/24

Tuition Fee Liability Policy 2023/24

The exception is that new students with an intake year of 2023/24 will not be liable for any tuition fees for that academic year if they withdraw within 14 calendar days of completing registration or within 14 days from the first day of term, whichever is the latest date, to allow a cooling-off period.

If your tuition fees are being paid via a student loan, the University will be required to notify Student Finance NI of your revised fee liability so that you borrow the correct amount in each academic year.

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Tuition Fee liability cut off dates for withdrawals and leave of absence

  • 1. Full-Time NI/RoI/GB Undergraduate, PGCE, Postgraduate Taught, MPhil and MRes
    September Enrolment
    Withdrawal Dates Fee Liability

    From first day of term until 1 January 2024

    25% of the full annual fee*

    From 2 January 2024 until 7 April 2024

    50% of the full annual fee*

    From 8 April 2024

    100% of the full annual fee*

    * The fee liability is in percentage terms of the full annual fee. Please refer to student guide for fee pricing.

  • 2. Part-Time NI/RoI/GB Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, MPhil and MRes
    September Enrolment
    Withdrawal Dates Fee Liability

    From  first day of term  until 31 October 2023

    25% of the full annual fee or 50% of the semester one fee

    (whichever is the higher amount)*


    From 1 November 2023 until 3 January 2024

    50% of the full annual fee or 100% of the semester one fee

    (whichever is the higher amount)*

    From 4 January 2024 until 28 February 2024 75% of the full annual fee
    From 1 March 2024 100% of the full annual fee

    * Semester one fees will vary depending upon modules registered.

    ** The fee liability is in percentage terms of the full annual fee.  Please refer to student guide for fee pricing.

  • 3. Overseas Full-Time and Part-Time

    Overseas students with an intake year of 2023/24 who withdraw within 14 calendar days of completing registration or within 14 days from the first day of term whichever is the latest date, to allow a cooling-off period will have tuition fees paid for in that academic year refunded.

    September Enrolment
    Withdrawal Dates Fee Liability
    From first day of term until 14 February 2024 100% of semester one fees*
    From 15 February 2024You will be liable for 100% of any modules commenced as part of the programme.

    * Semester one fees will vary depending upon modules registered.

    January Enrolment
    Withdrawal Dates Fee Liability
    From first day of term until 31 August 2024 100% of semester one fees*
    From 01 September 2024You will be liable for 100% of any modules commenced as part of the programme.

    * Semester one fees will vary depending upon modules registered.

  • 4. Overseas Distance Learning

    Overseas Distance Learning students with an intake year of 2023/24 who withdraw within 14 calendar days of completing registration in year 1 or within 14 days from the first day of term whichever is the latest date, to allow a cooling-off period will have tuition fees paid for in that academic year refunded.

    Fee Liability is determined by withdrawal date and is calculated as per tables in part 3. Overseas Full-Time and Part-Time.

  • 5. Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Research excluding MPhil and MRes

    Postgraduate Research students' fee liability will be calculated monthly in accordance with their date of withdrawal.

    Where a student is still registered after the 7th day of a month, tuition fees are chargeable for that month.

  • 6. Students in receipt of US Federal Aid

    Students in receipt of US Federal Aid shall be liable for overseas tuition fees in line with the US Department of Education Title IV Funds return calculation and in line with the University policy stated in part 2 above.