If you are an international or EU student who wants to study in the UK, it is important to be fully aware of how much it will cost so you can budget accordingly. There are pros and cons to studying in different parts of the UK, as well as which fee structure you will be categorised in.
Learn more about the average costs of being an EU or international student in the UK below and, if you want to begin your application, arrange a free consultation in London or Manchester today.
The Cost of Studying in the UK
Tuition fees for EU students
For EU students at undergraduate level in England, tuition fees are £9,250 per year.
- EU students in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland
If you are an EU student who wishes to study in Scotland or Wales, there is good news. Students studying there can study for free at undergraduate level, while in Northern Ireland undergraduate fees are capped at just £4,160!
- Selected Welsh Universities
- Selected Scottish Universities
- Universities in Northern Ireland
Tuition fees for international students
Undergraduate fees for international students from outside the EU begin at around £10,000 per year, whilst at postgraduate level they begin at around £12,000. If you wish to study a medicine degree or MBA though, they can rise up to £32,000 per year.
Brexit and EU students
If you are an EU student concerned about Brexit and how it will affect your tuition fee status, the UK government have confirmed that EU students applying to study in the UK up to the year 2020-21 will pay the same fees as domestic students!
Average UK living costs for international/EU students
The average living costs for international and EU students is £12,180 per year. This can be much lower or higher depending on where in the UK you wish to study though. For example in London, living expenses are considerably higher than the equivalent cost in a different city such as Liverpool or Birmingham.
- Learn more: Cheap Areas in London to Live
There are many great locations in the UK to study, all which offer something different. Cosmopolitan cities such as Edinburgh, Manchester and Leeds offer cheaper living costs than London, whilst still providing an exciting variety of activities which can only be found in a large city.
UK university scholarships
Almost all UK universities offer different types of scholarships, grants and bursaries to help fund your study in the UK. You can search hundreds of scholarships, grants and bursaries at UK universities with our scholarship search.
Study in the UK
If you need help applying to study in the UK, arrange your free consultation with SI-UK in London or Manchester today. We can help you understand the different budgeting requirements and also find your dream course.