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    How much will university cost?

    Paying for university can seem complicated, but we have lots of experience advising on money matters.

    Here you can find out about the cost of university, how to pay and further information to enable you to invest in your future of undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD study at Harper Adams.

    University fees

    Fees for full-time UK and Irish national undergraduate students* starting at Harper Adams University in 2024/25 are:

    • All courses: £9,250^
    • Placement year: £1,850

    You will not have to pay any university fees before you begin university, or while you are studying if you take out a Tuition Fee Loan to cover these costs. Taking out a student Tuition Fee Loan means that fees are paid directly to the university on your behalf.

    * students from the UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands

    ^ for students enrolling on our new BSc(Hons) Veterinary Bioscience (accelerated programme), the fees are £11,100 per year.

    Please note: The fees stated on this page apply for new entrants.  The University reserves the right to increase fees each subsequent year for new and continuing students.  Please look at our Fees and Charges Brochure for the relevant year of study.

    EU/EEA/Swiss national/International (overseas) fees

    Students on full-time undergraduate courses who are classed as EU, EEA or Swiss nationals for the academic year 2023/24 will pay:

    • All courses: £16,500
    • Placement year: £3,700

    Pay international tuition fees  ❯

    Deferred entry

    Students who defer entry will pay the tuition fees applicable to the academic year they begin studying with us.

    Other course specific costs 

    In addition to the published university fees, students should also bear in mind that there may be additional costs which they need to consider as part of their course of study, including costs ordinarily expected as part of Higher Education study, such as stationery and core textbooks.

    Due to the nature of specific Harper Adams University courses, students should also expect the course specific costs detailed in the Fees and Charges Brochure 2024/25.


    The cost of accommodation varies depending on the type of accommodation that is chosen. It can cost up to £7,221 alongside a refundable £300 deposit. Payments for accommodation are split throughout the year to be in-line with the maintenance loan payments. More information is detailed in the Fees and Charges Brochure 2024/25.

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    How do I pay?

    If you have taken out a Tuition Fee Loan, your fees will be paid to the university directly on your behalf.

    If you are not in receipt of a Student Finance Tuition Fee Loan, you must make your own arrangements to pay the University Fees. This could be in the form of financial sponsorship, where available and applicable. If you are not paying your fees directly yourself, you must provide the Finance Office with evidence of who is doing so.

    For full-time Taught Postgraduate students and Undergraduates who are not in receipt of a Student Finance Tuition Fee Loan, your University Fees can be paid in full at the beginning of the year of study or in three termly instalments, by the deadlines given below. To request to pay termly, please access the Payment Gateway and select your fees to be paid by Recurring Card Payment (RCP).

    Total due: £9,250
    14th October 2024 – 34% due (£3,145)
    20th January 2025 – 33% due (£3,052.50)
    6th May 2025 – 33% due (£3,052.50)

    Pay your Tuition Fees  ❯

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