All postgraduate taught (masters) applicants* (excluding Masters by Research MPhil/PhD) who require a Tier 4 student visa must pay a £3,000 non-refundable deposit. This should be paid as soon as you receive an unconditional offer from Kingston University.
Once your non-refundable deposit payment has cleared, you will be able to request your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) through the Online Student Information System (OSIS).
This non-refundable deposit is treated as the first instalment of your tuition fees.
* exclusions apply, see below.
You are not required to pay the non-refundable deposit if:
This deposit is not normally refundable but can be held if you need to defer your place.
Refunds may be considered at the University's sole discretion if you don't receive your Tier 4 visa for reasons the University considers were beyond your control and you can provide sufficient documentary evidence.
Before you apply for your Tier 4 student visa you must ensure that you have:
You should prepare your documents in advance and maintain your finances to ensure that you continue to meet the maintenance requirements before your visa application has been processed.
Appeals for refunds must be made by email within three months of the latest start date specified on your CAS and include documentary evidence to support your case. To request a refund you must do this by email.