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How to Pay - UK students

On this page you can find out how to: 

Please note, Coventry University no longer accepts cash, cheques or bankers drafts.

Pay online using your credit or debit card

The online portal is for enrolled students to pay their tuition fees. We accept MasterCard, Visa and UnionPay. You will need your student number and date of birth to complete the transaction securely.

Your tuition fee will be in your offer letter or you can find the fee for individual courses on the relevant course page.

Our finance team can help you with payment queries or if you have issues making a payment.

Pay online with a credit or debit card

Pay by instalments

You can pay your fees by instalments if you are a self-financing student. Review our tuition fee terms and conditions.

Instalments can be set up during the online enrolment process. You can also set up instalments using our automated card payment system using a valid credit or debit card.

You can update your card details on our secure card update portal if you have set up an automated card payment.

Please note that any student failing to adhere to the applicable instalment scheme will be at risk of having access restricted to the university resources.

Set up an instalment payment plan

Sponsored students

If your fees are to be paid in part or fully by a sponsor (such as your employer), you will be required to provide a sponsor letter prior to enrolment every academic year. The evidence must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be on company letter head
  • Current date
  • Quote student’s name and student’s ID
  • State the academic year and course/modules
  • Amount payable (must be in GBP)
  • State that is payable to Coventry University
  • Purchase order number (if applicable)
  • State invoice address if different to the sponsor’s address
  • Email address where to email an invoice
  • Contact details
  • Signed/stamped

Sponsored Letters are only to be completed by registered organisations and companies, and should not be used if your fees are to be paid by family members, friends etc, unless you are officially listed as an employee of theirs.

The completed sponsor letter needs to be emailed to

Keeping you safe and secure

We comply with strict Government regulations designed to stop money laundering. To make sure that your own payments are secure, you should only make payments to us through one of the methods shown on this official payment page.

Contact our finance team

Please refer to our full tuition fee terms and conditions. If you are an international student you can view our payment guidance.

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