International Foundation Programme

Fees and Finance

Information to help you estimate how much it will cost to study on the International Foundation Programme.

Student finances

Tuition Fees

Tuition fee information for International Foundation Programme students including fee status and fee policy is available on the University's tuition fees webpages. 

Tuition Fees page

Information about how to pay your tuition fee will be sent to you after you have paid your deposit and received a formal offer of admission to the programme.

Full payment for the programme must be received by the University before the programme begins in September.

Other Programme Costs

Students should also set aside a minimum of £260 to pay for the following:

  • Course books
  • Stationery
  • Printing and photocopying
  • Educational trips and visits

Paying Your Deposit

If you are selected for an offer of admission to the programme, you will need to secure your offer by paying a deposit of £2,000. Information about how to pay your deposit will be sent to you.

Your deposit will be deducted from the cost of your tuition fee. A formal offer of admission will only be made once you have submitted your deposit.

Full details of our deposit refund policy can be found here: Deposit refund policy

Accommodation Costs

Beyond your tuition fees, the main cost you should budget for will be your accommodation.


You will also need to budget for other living costs such as:

  • Food (that is not provided in your accommodation)
  • Clothes
  • Entertainment
  • Travel