International Study Centre

Fees and payments

Find out how much it will cost to study at the International Study Centre

Tuition fees and other costs

Tuition fees

Confirm your place no later than 5 January 2018 to secure 2017 pricing.

2018 tuition fees for all courses starting on, or after, 1 September 2018 will take effect from 5 January 2018.

Fees for each academic year are listed below. All prices are in pounds sterling (GBP). 2017/18 tuition fees are valid from 13 February 2017 for students who apply after this date, and are in £ sterling. The enrolment fee will be £200 from 13 February 2017.

Tuition fees Academic year 2017/18
International Foundation Year
Business and Law
Engineering, Computing & Life Science
Extended International Foundation Year
Business and Law
Engineering, Computing & Life Science £17,170
International Year One
Business £10,820
Engineering £11,330
Extended International Year One
 Business  £18,320
Business, Management and Law £5,190
Engineering and Computing £5,190
Pre-sessional English
6 week course £1,914
12 week course £3,827
20 week course £6,635

Other fees

Supplement fees Details Academic year 2017/18
Guardianship fee * £66 per month, plus a refundable £100 fee
StudyCare insurance  12 months cover £8.00 per week (to cover duration of course)
Airport transfer (one way) Manchester Airport (MAN) £151
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) £89
Accommodation costs  Please see accommodation page
  Police registration If required £34

* Refundable £100 fee is to cover emergency costs e.g. replacement passport. The guardianship fee applies to students who are under the age of 18 at the start of their course. Students will be provided with a UK guardian who will support the student during their time in the UK until he/she turns 18. More information will be provided after you apply.


All international students should have the protection of appropriate accident and medical insurance for the duration of their time in the UK. The consequences of being uninsured can be extremely difficult and expensive.

Students can purchase our own StudyCare insurance policy by confirming in their application, or you can provide proof of adequate cover when confirming your place. StudyCare has been designed specifically to offer international students comprehensive protection and support while studying at the International Study Centre. The StudyCare insurance policy covers loss of personal possessions and health and medical insurance. Please let your admissions advisor know if you wish to purchase our StudyCare insurance. The insurance covers you until the end of your course.

Learn more about StudyCare insurance.

Making a payment

The balance of tuition fees can be paid during each semester, one month before the start of each semester, or in full in advance. Please visit our How to Pay page to find out how to make a payment.

Confirmation payment

On receipt of your signed acceptance form and the confirmation payment, we will send you your confirmation pack. To accept the offer a confirmation payment is required comprising a non-refundable administration fee of £200 and £1,000 security deposit. Prior to enrolment (and before you apply for your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (‘CAS’) you will also need to pay £6,000 in advance tuition fees. Once the CAS has been issued, and before arrival at the Centre, you will be required to pay the balance of the first two semesters’ fees along with the accommodation fees (if applicable) as set out on your individualised payment plan on your offer letter.

For full information about fees and refunds read our Terms and Conditions.