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Tuition fees for new international students 2015/16

Information is available within our postgraduate pages on our fees for postgraduate Masters and postgraduate research students.

Undergraduate fees

Below is a table showing the minimum fees for students starting in 2015 by broad subject areas. These are only a guide. You should contact the department of your chosen subject (which you can search for in our coursefinder) for the actual fees, as some courses have higher or lower fees than the minimum fee.

International Foundation Year
School or faculty
Undergraduate fee
Arts/ Humanities/ Social sciences/ Criminal Justice Education/ Law
Business/ Maths (single honours)*
Studio-based Arts and combined laboratory and classroom-based courses
Science/ Engineering (inc Medicine and Psychology)

* Except BSc Accounting and Finance, which is £17,000.

** Geography/ Geology/ Environmental Science/ Meteorology related — BA courses in the Faculty of Environment are classed as combined, with £15,500 fees; BSc courses are classed as science-based with fees of £17,500.

Fees quoted are based on full-time study and apply for each year of the course.

The MBChB Medicine and BChD Dentistry annual fees for international students for 2015/16 are as follows:

Undergraduate Clinical Medicine
Undergraduate Clinical Dentistry

For part-time fees, contact the individual school or department.

The academic fee covers tuition and exam costs as well as membership of the students' union. The fees are higher than for home/EU students because they are not subsidised by the UK government, but you can get financial help from international scholarships

Fees for new students are likely to rise each year by an inflationary amount.

Extra charges

Some science subjects require an extra fee to cover lab costs. 

Future fees

If you are an international undergraduate or international postgraduate research student you will pay the same fixed fee for each year of your programme allowing you to plan your finances for the duration of your studies, with the exception of Medicine and Dentistry (see above). Find out when and how to pay

If you are supported by your government, employer, or other sponsor, you should provide a letter from them addressed to the University, confirming that the fees will be paid directly. Sponsors cannot pay by installments. Further details for sponsored students

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