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Working out your fee status

There are two fee statuses at BU - one for UK and EU students, and one for international students. If you are still unsure which fees you should be paying, get in touch with our Future Students Enquiry Team.

UK/EU student fees 2019/20 entry

Broadly speaking, if you are ordinarily resident in the UK (or the Channel Islands) and have been for at least three years prior to the start of your course, you’ll pay what are known as ‘home’ fees.

Our fees for home students range from £6,000 per year (for a Foundation degree) to £9,250 per year (for a Bachelor's degree: BA, BEng or BSc). This applies to courses delivered on one of our campuses, or through one of our Partner Colleges.

There are numerous criteria to determine whether you will be paying ‘home’ fees, though. For a comprehensive overview, check out the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website. They have an extensive guide explaining who is eligible for ‘home’ fee status.

If your course includes a work placement of 30 weeks or more, you will pay significantly lower fees - £830 - during this year of your course.

View tuition fees for UK and EU students.

International student fees 2019/20 entry

For fee purposes, international students are classed as those from outside the EU and you will fall into this category if you don’t meet the criteria for being a ‘home’ fee-paying student. 

Our fees for international students are £9,500 per year for a Foundation degree and range from £13,750 - £14,500 per year for a Bachelor's degree: BA, BEng or BSc. This applies to courses delivered on one of our campuses, or through one of our Partner Colleges.

If your course includes a work placement of 30 weeks or more, you will pay significantly lower fees - £830 - during this year of your course.

We operate a price-freezing policy for international students, which means that you will pay the same annual fees throughout your course, based on whatever your tuition fee is in your first year of study with us.

View tuition fees for international students.