Guide

Pay your tuition fees for Scottish and Rest of UK postgraduate students

Updated on 8 August 2022

You can pay using Direct Debit, credit/debit card, or bank transfer. If you have funding from an external source, you will need to supply us with evidence from your funding body.

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If you, a member of your family, or an individual such as a family friend are paying your fees, then you are a self funded student.

If you are being funded by an official sponsor, such as the UK or other Government, British Council, international organisation, international company, or home university, then you are a funded student.

Funded students

If your fees are to be paid by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) or other sponsor such as your employer, then please ensure you bring your letter of funding to matriculation.

You are responsible for ensuring your fees are paid in full and on time. If we haven't received payment of your fees from your sponsor within three months of matriculation then you will be billed direct.

In the event that the University does not receive full payment from your sponsor, for example, where bank charges have been deducted from the amount paid by your sponsor, you will be liable to pay the difference. You will be notified of any shortfall or non-payment by the Cash Office. The University will not pursue any sponsor for amounts of £100 or less; therefore, all bank charges and postgraduate continuation of study fees are payable by the student. It is your responsibility to pursue your sponsor for any fees or bank charges you consider to be your sponsor’s liability.

For English, Welsh, and Northern Irish domiciled students postgraduate courses are unlikely to be funded, but check your eligibility at the following websites:

Deposits for specialist courses

The following courses require a deposit of tuition fees before you can set up a Direct Debit. Full details and payment deadlines will be shown on your Firm Acceptance letter.

  • MDSc Endodontics
    • 25% of tuition fee
  • MSc Human Clinical Embryology & Assisted Conception
    • 50% of tuition fee
  • MChOrth Orthopaedic Surgery
    • 50% of tuition fee
  • MDSc Prosthodontics
    • 25% of tuition fee
  • MSc Social Work
    • £5,000 of tuition fee

Pay your tuition fees as a self-funded student

We will email you after your matriculate to let you know:

  • when your tuition fee invoice first becomes available
  • when your fees are due to be paid within 7 days
  • if your tuition fees are overdue.

Make sure you check My Applications regularly to make sure you don't miss any messages.

Pay your tuition fees by Direct Debit

You will see your remaining balance on screen. You can pay fees of £400 or more by Direct Debit instalments from your UK bank account.

  • Click or tap Choose direct debit plan
  • Select Tuition Fees 
  • Click to tap Go to review instalment plan

You will be shown the dates and amounts of your Direct Debit payments.

A standard Direct Debit plan consists of:

  • September start (annual tuition fee)
    • 7 monthly payments from mid-October until mid-April
  • January start (annual tuition fee)
    • 7 monthly payments from mid-February until mid-August
  • 3 monthly payments for a module fee.

Follow the instructions on screen to set up your Direct Debit payments.

Pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer

You will be directed to our payment partner Flywire

On the Flywire payment page

  • Select your United Kingdom from the country or region list
  • Enter how much you wish to pay in the Tuition fee box, click or tap Next
  • Choose your preferred payment method, and follow the instructions on screen.
  • Once you have made your payment, the balance in My Balance will update the next working day (UK time).

If you choose a country other than the UK, you will be shown the payment options, available currencies, and exchange rates for each payment method for that country. Flywire can accept payments from 240 countries in over 140 currencies.

A family member or friend is paying on your behalf

If a family member or friend is with you in person, you can log in to My Applications as above, and ask them to type in their card number or bank details when asked.

If they are not with you, you must not give them your password. Instead, they should use our Flywire guest checkout so they can pay without needing to log in. They will be asked for your Student ID number, so make sure they have this.

Tuition fee payment terms

Any balance of tuition fees are due for payment at matriculation during your first week.

You are responsible for ensuring your fees are paid in full and on time. If we have not received payment of your fees from your sponsor within three months of matriculation, then you will be billed directly.

If the University does not receive full payment from your sponsor, for example, where bank charges have been deducted, you will be liable to pay the difference. The Cash Office will let you know about any shortfall.

The University will not pursue any sponsor for amounts of £100 or less. This means you will have to pay all charges and postgraduate continuation of study fees. You will need to pursue your sponsor yourself for any money you consider to be your sponsor's liability.

If you fail to pay your tuition fees

If you have not paid your tuition fees in full or arranged to pay by Direct Debit instalments by the date given on your tuition fee invoice you will be liable to pay a late payment fee of 3.5% on your tuition fee (maximum charge £400).

The total late payment fee depends on your tuition fee amount. For example, an overdue fee of £4,500 will incur a late payment fee of £157.50.

If you do not make a payment which is due under an instalment plan, we reserve the right to cancel the instalment plan. This will result in your fees becoming due in full immediately and you will be charged a late payment fee.

If you do not pay your tuition fees

  • we will revoke access to University facilities such as the Library and your IT account
  • you will be withdrawn from your studies, you will be unable to receive tuition and sit exams
  • we will tell your funding body that your student status has been revoked
  • you will not receive your degree certificate
  • your details will be passed to a debt collection agency
  • if you are a Student visa (was Tier 4) holder: we will notify UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) that we are no longer sponsoring your Visa. This will result in your Visa being invalid and you will be required to return home.

If you have any questions about payment please contact CashOffice@dundee.ac.uk

Debt collection policy for student fees and related charges

Enquiries

Cash Office

+44 (0)1382 388911

CashOffice@dundee.ac.uk

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