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EU and International tuition fees

Each year we set our annual tuition fee levels, scholarships, terms and conditions for EU and international students who enrol with the University.

These fees fall into non lab-based and lab-based categories, as well as some non-standard courses. Here is a full listing of our Tuition Fees for International Students.

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International tuition fees 2022/23 Tuition fee
Foundation Course £10,000
Undergraduate £14,250
Postgraduate Taught £14,500
Postgraduate Research £14,500

Sandwich year

£2,000

Non-standard fees
MBBS

£46,000

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International tuition fees 2021/22 Tuition fee
Non lab-based  
Foundation Course £7,800
Undergraduate £13,000
Postgraduate Taught £13,500
Postgraduate Research £14,000

Final year first 6 months postgraduate research writing-up fee

£2,000

Final year second 6 months postgraduate research writing-up fee

£3,300

Lab-based  
Foundation Course £8,800
Undergraduate £14,000
Postgraduate Taught £14,500
Postgraduate Research

£15,600

Final year first 6 months postgraduate research writing-up fee

£2,000

Final year second 6 months postgraduate research writing-up fee

£3,300

Non-standard fees
MBBS

£44,500

Courses are made up of 20 credit modules. Here are some examples of the number of 20 credit modules that need to be completed to achieve an award:

Standard full-time

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Award Modules required Total credits
Certificate 1 20
Certificate Of Higher Education 6 120
Diploma Of Higher Education 12 240
Foundation Degree 12 240
Degree 16 320
Honours Degree 18 360
Top-Up Degree 6 120
Integrated Masters 24 480
Postgraduate Certificate 3 60
Postgraduate Diploma 6 120
(Taught) Masters Degree 9 180

When students enrol they are charged a tuition fee for their chosen course. Below is a breakdown of what is and what is not included in the tuition fee.

Tuition Fees include:

  • Scheduled course tuition, academic, technical and administrative support, use of course equipment and facilities
  • Course related induction activities
  • Course assessment and awards
  • Access to the university’s library and online resources, including on-campus WiFi, networked and remote access to the university’s virtual learning environment
  • Use of the university’s estate and resources for scheduled activities and learning support
  • Dissertation, project and/or thesis printing and binding where the submission of printed and bound documents is a requirement for assessment of the module
  • Use of the university’s technical equipment and materials identified by the course teaching team as essential for the completion of the course

The University will not charge additional fees for course costs which are essential for the successful achievement of your course award. The only exception to this is Research programmes which may carry additional costs such as Bench Fees. If applicable these will be outlined in the offer made to students.

Optional and extra costs

  • Additional optional opportunities may be offered to you as part of course at extra charge. These are optional and are NOT included within the Tuition Fees as they not essential for the successful completion of the course, learning outcomes and assessments.
  • You can browse your course specific additional costs, or view our indicative table below.

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Optional items – all courses

Estimated costs

Travel to course related work placements, work experience, voluntary work, or site visits (for example costs of petrol, business level motor insurance cover, taxis, train fares, bus fares etc.).

Variable depending on the distance travelled and the method of transport chosen.
£0-£50 average per week

Library fines and charges - avoid these by returning on time or renewing books!

On time £0.00
0-8 days overdue £0.10-0.50 per day
9+ days overdue £0.50-£1.00 per day
40+ days replacement cost and administrative charges/account suspension

Costs of obtaining medical or other evidence to support applications for extenuating circumstance applications relating to assessments.

For example a medical certificate may cost from £10.

Fees for arranging and invigilating course examination(s) off campus are payable by the student (where permitted by course regulations and approved by course leaders)

£300

Printing of electronic books, journals etc.

Variable, but recommended academic text books often cost between £15-80 per copy, although some cost outside of this range.

Printing of reports, course materials and other course documents, which have been supplied or are available electronically or in hard copy in the library.

Estimated £0.10 per copy sheet

International travel for volunteering or other experiences for additional personal development or international work experience

Estimated costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence (depends on country visited)
£300-£1800

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Extra financial support

Once you’ve started studying with us, if you find yourself in need of a little extra help and support, our Student Support team are here to help and advise you on the additional funds you may be eligible for, plus put you in contact with support from your Students Union who can help on a wide range of financial issues.

If you have any questions about this you can contact Student Support, via email StudentSupport@uclan.ac.uk or telephone 01772 892583.

Contact us

If you’re still in need of some advice and guidance you our Student Fees and Funding Team via email at SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk. Alternatively, if you are on the campus you can call into to see Student Support located on the lower ground floor of the Student Centre for assistance.