Fees, accommodation and living costs
Fees for international students
It is important to think about not only your tuition and accommodation costs but the cost of living too.
The minimum cost of living as recommended by UKVI for studying outside London is £1,023 per month, but will vary from student to student. This is a guideline to cover items like accommodation, food, laundry, books, clothes, toiletries and socialising. For up to date information, visit Student visa: Money you need - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Tuition fees - listed below - will be an additional cost, as well as student insurance, the health care surcharge and transfers to and from the airport.
Undergraduate tuition fees
|StudyCare Insurance (up to 12 months)
|£450 (£8.65 per week). Prices are indicative.
|StudyCare Insurance (24 months fixed)
|£720 (£6.93 per week)
|Airport pick-up (one-way transfer)
|Teesside International Airport (MME)
|Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)
|Manchester Airport (MAN)
|Newcastle International Airport (NCL)
Confirmation payment & tuition fees
Once you have received an offer of a place at the International Study Centre, you are required to pay a confirmation payment. The security deposit is held to cover damages and any other incidental expenses. Any monies left at the end of your programme will be returned to you.
No later than 28 days prior to your programme start date, and before arrival at the Centre, you will be required to pay the balance of the tuition fees along with any accommodation fees (if applicable) as set out on your individualised payment plan on your offer letter.
|Confirmation payment at point of confirming offer to study
£1,000 security deposit
£260 administration fee (non-refundable)
|Prior to applying for your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (‘CAS’)
£8,000 advance tuition fees payment
Please note: this is in addition to the initial confirmation payment taking the total fees paid prior to applying for your CAS to £9,260.
|28 days prior to your programme start date
|Outstanding balance of tuition fees as set out in your offer letter
For full information about fees and refunds read our terms and conditions.
Paying your fees
Check out our how to pay page to find out how to pay your tuition fees.
All international students should have accident and medical insurance for the duration of their time in the UK. This will make you feel more secure because not having the proper coverage can be extremely difficult and expensive.
You can take out our own Study Care Insurance policy or alternative cover with a third party. The StudyCare Insurance policy covers loss of personal possessions as well as providing health and medical insurance. It is specifically designed for international students’ needs during your studies at the International Study Centre and, if required, after progressing to your university. Insurance cover is offered for flexible terms of up to 12 or 24 months (fixed), allowing you to choose a policy duration that fits your needs. If you select 24 months, you will be covered for the duration of your pathway programme plus the first year of your degree.
All students under the age of 18 at the start of their course will receive our guardianship service free of charge. A guardian will support you during your time in the UK until you turn 18. More information will be provided after you apply.