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Fees & Finance

Studying in the UK is one of the most significant financial investments you will make in your lifetime. Therefore we strive to offer you the best value for your money by providing some of the lowest course fees and living costs of any University, by being based in the friendly town of Bolton, Greater Manchester.

We are delighted to offer International Academic Excellence Scholarships up to £5000 for September 2022. The scholarships are available to all new international students who meet the eligibility criteria. Please find the details on this page: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/study/international/scholarship

You can see the fee information for all our programmes in the course profile. The course finder function is available here. Most of our fees for September 2022 start at £12,950 (excluding courses like MBA £14,450, MSc Physician Associate Studies and some others – please check the Fees & Funding tab on the course page)

The tuition fees for Postgraduate research programmes (PhD/MPhil) can also be found at our Research and Graduate School website.

If you are unsure what the cost of your prospective course is, or have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in contact by emailinginternational@bolton.ac.uk

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Living costs

Before starting University life, it's important to think about the costs you are likely to face and how to manage your money. Remember, you'll receive your maintenance support in termly instalments, and you will need to budget for on-going costs such as:

  • Accommodation
  • Food and drink
  • Fuel costs
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Leisure
  • Mobile phone
  • Social activities
  • Sports
  • Travel costs
  • TV licence

Full information on our accommodation and associate costs can be found on the accommodation page.

Below is an example of the average cost of living for one academic year, for a full-time student living in the University's Halls of Residence, Orlando Village. Please note if you are living in private accommodation you will need to calculate your total accommodation and transport costs.

Estimated living costs 2022/23

47 weeks

Accommodation Orlando Village (47 week contract)

£4,653.00

Food (based on average weekly spend of £35)

£1,635.00

Course related costs (books, stationary, etc)

£300.00

Clothing and footwear

£400.00

Mobile phone (based on £20 per month for 10 months)

£200.00

General living expenses including sport/leisure/socialising (estimate)

£1,000.00

TV licence (actually £154.50)

£154.50

Total annual expenditure (predicted)

£8,342.50

* Figures given are estimates only. Transport costs are excluded as this depends on the proximity of your accommodation to the University and whether or not you will return to your home country during vacation time.

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