Nottingham Trent International College cost of living

It’s important to plan your finances when you study abroad. In addition to tuition fees, you need to think about things like living expenses, accommodation and course learning material costs.

The information below will help you understand these better.  Please note these costs are for the 2019-20 academic year.

Cost typeGuide cost
Course learning materials£200 to £500
Accommodation£5,965 to £13,185*
Living expenses
(including food, transport and social activities)
At least £1,015 per month
Administration fee
Insurance£227 to £700
* This includes a £250 deposit for your accommodation. This will be returned to you in full when you move out of your room, on the condition that you leave it in good condition with no damage, and that there are no accommodation penalty charges to pay.

Course learning materials

Course learning material costs vary depending on your pathway course length and subject, but will be no more than £500. The exact amount will be confirmed in your invoice that accompanies your offer letter. You should budget an additional £100 for specialist materials if you’re taking the Foundation Certificate in Art and Design.

Accommodation costs

Our prices for accommodation are extremely competitive. Exact fees depend on your contract length and chosen housing option. See our Nottingham Trent International College accommodation page for more details.

Living expenses

You need at least £1,015 per month of your pathway course, in line with UKVI regulations. Contact us for more information.

Administration fee

Starting from the 4th April 2018, you’ll be charged a £200 administration fee to cover administration costs related to your application. This is payable at the same time as your tuition deposit if you accept an offer to study at the College.


Insurance costs are from £227 to £700 (depending on your pathway course length – the exact cost will be confirmed in the invoice that accompanies your offer letter). We offer all students EduTravel – a comprehensive insurance policy for studying abroad. This is offered in partnership with Endsleigh, a leading insurance provider.

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