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Living Expenses

It is important that you ensure you have adequate funds to cover your period of study before applying for admission.

You should ensure that you have adequate funds to cover other expenses during your period of study.

We estimate that to cover the cost of other living expenses a single self-supporting student (with no children) should budget for between at least £1000 - £1200 each month for the full academic year 2019-2020 (39 weeks including vacation), in addition to tuition fees.

The following is a very generalised breakdown of how your living expenses might be allocated on a monthly basis. This figure is for guidance only; you may find that - depending on your lifestyle - you require more or less.

The United States Student Loan Cost of Attendance figures are on our FAFSA information website.

To help you budget your stay you can look at some UK supermarket websites to find out how much basic items cost. 

International student may incur higher insurance, travel and telephone costs. For reference, see the British Council budget planner and the International Student Calculator.

Rent on campus £580
Mobile phone £40
Food, laundry and household goods £230
Local travel £45
Insurance (personal) £5
Books, equipment, photocopying, stationery £40
Clothing £45
Socializing/Leisure £110
Miscellaneous (healthcare, etc) £55
Total £1150

Accommodation: This table is based on a single, en-suite self-catered room in a University managed flat or house with a shared kitchen (no more than 6 students) The fee of all utility bills, internet access and contents insurance. Catered rooms are also available.