International students

The tuition fee you pay will vary depending on your fee status and your programme. Tuition fees are detailed on individual programme pages:

For many applicants, your fee status is the same as your current country of residence. However, not all cases are this straightforward. We use the information you provide on your application to determine your fee status, and will confirm this with you after you submit your application.

Will I be classified as an international student?

You will be probably be classified as an international student if:

  • Your home is NOT in Scotland


  • You are a national from outside the EU

You will not be classified as an international student if you can establish a "relevant connection" with the UK or EU. Find out more below.

Establishing relevant connection with the UK

EU students that meet our criteria for EU Fee Status will have an International tuition fee applied and may require to obtain a student visa to study in the UK.  Fee Status, tuition fees and immigration requirements will be advised in your offer letter.

Irish nationals who are living in the Common Travel Area of the UK, EU nationals with settled or pre-settled status, and Internationals with Indefinite Leave to remain status can also qualify for home fee status. Please refer to Fee Status Policy.

Fee status policy

Visas and immigration

Paying tuition fees

It is important that you take the necessary action so that you will be able to register as a student at the University and quickly gain access to its facilities.

Find out how to pay your tuition fees: