Cost of Studying in the UK
The costs incurred by a student can be divided into
- Tuition fee of the course and
- Living cost.
Tuition fee for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes ranges from GBP 4000 to 18,000. Tuition for laboratory based courses is usually higher than classroom based courses. Medicine, Dentistry courses have much higher tuition fee.
The living cost in the UK is higher in big cities such as London and lower in smaller towns and cities. The UKBA has defined the living cost for the purpose of obtaining a student visa. This is as follows-
- GBP 1000 per month in Central London
- GBP 800 for outer London and the rest of the UK
Broadly there are three types of scholarships for studying in the UK available to Indian students-
- Scholarships offered by UK institutions
- UK Government sponsored
- Private Trusts and funds