In addition to your tuition fees you will need to budget for living costs while studying in the UK. These costs will generally include your accommodation, food and drink, local travel, study materials and leisure activities.
|Expense (weekly)||Living in University accommodation||Living in privately rented accommodation|
|Accommodation||£104 - £128||£100 - £150|
|Food/Household shopping||£40 - £70||£40 - £70|
|Utility Bills||£0 (included in accommodation costs)||£15 - £25|
|Local Travel||£10||£10 - £30|
|Entertainment||£10 - £30||£10 - £30|
|Other expenses miscellaneous||£10 - £30||£10 - £30|
Please note: The above figures are estimates intended as a general guide on the cost of living. If you are applying for a student visa you will be required by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) to demonstrate that you have a minimum of £9,000 available to cover the cost of maintenance. For further details visit the UK Border Agency website.