If you are an international 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, which university you decide to attend and what type of course you study.
The Cost of Studying at a UK University
- Tuition fees for EU students
From 2022-2023 academic year, EU students will be charged same fees as international overseas students.
- Tuition fees for international students
Undergraduate fees for international overseas students 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.
Average UK living costs for international students
The average living costs for international students in the UK 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.