University of Brighton International College cost of living

It’s a big financial commitment to study abroad, so you need to plan ahead. In addition to tuition fees, you need to think about things like accommodation, course book costs and living expenses.

The information below will help you understand these better.  Please note these costs are for the 2018-19 academic year.

Cost typeGuide cost
Course booksUp to £395
Accommodation£4,982 to £16,746*
Living expenses
(including food, transport and social activities)
At least £1,015 per month
Administration fee£200
Insurance£220 to £680

* Prices shown are examples only. Confirmed pricing for each intake will be available once the relevant booking period opens.

Course books

Course book costs will be up to £395 in total, depending on your pathway course length and subject. The exact amount will be confirmed in your invoice that accompanies your offer letter.

Accommodation costs

Our prices for accommodation are extremely competitive. Exact fees depend on your contract length and chosen housing option. See our University of Brighton 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 £220 to £680 (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.