Cost of living in Bournemouth

Cost of living in Bournemouth

There are several different costs involved in studying abroad. Find out more about what you need to consider and the cost of studying in Bournemouth.

Approximate overall cost of studying in Bournemouth 

  • Degree preparation course tuition: from £15,140
  • Accommodation: from £5,610
  • Living expenses: from £6,138

Approximate total: from £26,888

Living expenses

From £1,023

For visa purposes, you’ll need to have at least £1,023 for each month of your degree preparation course. 


From £5,610 to £9,700*

Exact accommodation fees will depend on your contract length and preferred housing option. 

*Prices are estimates based on previous intakes, and are subject to change. 


From £240 to £747

We offer Edu Travel to all students. EduTravel is a comprehensive insurance policy for studying abroad.

The price will depend on the length of policy you need — the exact cost will be confirmed in the invoice that accompanies your offer letter.  

Example costs in Bournemouth
  • Meal at an inexpensive restaurant | £15

  • Cappuccino | £2.80

  • One-way ticket on public transport | £2.45

Additional costs

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Why invest in studying abroad?

Studying abroad can be expensive, but making this investment now can bring significant financial and personal rewards in the future.

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Any other questions?

Can I stay in the UK to work after graduation?

Yes — the UK government has introduced the Graduate Visa, which gives international students the opportunity to live and work in the UK for up to two years after graduating.  

Are there cost of living grants available through Kaplan?  

No, however, we do offer tuition scholarships for international students and our partner universities also offer a range of scholarships to suit different circumstances. Student discounts are common in the UK, so it’s a good idea to make use of these to help you save money while you study abroad.   

Can I get a part-time job while I study?  

To help pay your expenses, you can work 10 hours per week during term-time and you can work full-time during holiday periods. You cannot undertake any self-employment or business activity.  

Is studying abroad worth it?

Yes! Studying abroad is a great investment in your future and it shows employers that you can adapt to an international environment, making you highly employable in today’s society. It can also help you grow as a person, discover your purpose, and enjoy a successful career.