Paying in instalments

Paying in instalments

Postgraduate loans from Student Finance

If you are a Master's or Doctoral (PhD Research) student and you are taking out a Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance, please start by reading the postgraduate loans information - the information on this page will not apply to you.

Self- funding students

If you are a self-funding student taking an on-campus degree programme, you can pay your tuition fees in two equal instalments.

Terms and conditions

  • 50% of the tuition fees will need to be paid before or at enrolment in September (if you have paid the postgraduate deposit/CAS Deposit, please deduct this amount from the first instalment payment).
  • You will then need to pay the remaining 50% of the tuition fees by the 14 February 2024. Please note that if you have not paid in full by this date you will lose access to SOAS facilities.
  • You can only pay in instalments if your total annual tuition fee is more than £1500.
  • You will have to register a debit or credit card as a guarantee for your second instalment
  • We will not charge the card if we have already received your payment by the second instalment deadline.

Once you have read and agreed with the above Terms and Conditions, you must register your card.

If you have any questions, email

Pay your instalments by debit or credit card through SOAS Web Payments

  1. Go to SOAS Web Payments
  2. Select the year of study you are paying for (eg, ‘2023/24 tuition fees’).from the drop-down menu,
  3. Amount to pay: enter 50% of your annual tuition fees (if you have paid the postgraduate deposit, please deduct £4,000 from this first instalment payment).
  4. Proceed to pay

Pay your instalments by international bank transfer 

Please make sure you pay in GBP to make sure we receive the right amount. 

The first payment will need to cover 50% of your tuition fees (if you have paid the CAS deposit, please deduct £4,000 from this first instalment payment).

If you want to pay from a non-UK bank you can use our secure and simple Flywire website. 

SOAS has partnered with Flywire to offer international payers ways to pay in their local currency. For example, Indian Rupees in India; Euro in Europe etc. Depending on the country of the payer, different payment options will be presented. This includes local currency card payments or bank transfers to an in-country bank. 

Reference: You'll need to use your 6-digit student ID number to make a payment.