University of Birmingham fees and dates
Tuition fees are an important financial consideration when choosing to study abroad. Here you’ll find an overview of the fees for students taking a foundation pathways programme on campus at the University of Birmingham.
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Foundation pathways tuition fees
Here you can see the total tuition fees you’ll need to pay for your chosen foundation pathways programme at the University of Birmingham.
|Foundation pathways||Tuition fees (2023–24 academic year)||Course details|
|Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law||£21,780||View course details|
|Engineering and Physical Sciences||£23,460||View course details|
|Medical, Life and Geo Sciences||£23,460||View course details|
|Medicine and Physiotherapy||£23,460||View course details|
|Social Sciences, Business and Law||£21,780||View course details|
- Similar to a Foundation Certificate, you can take a foundation pathways programme to progress to the first year of a bachelor’s degree at the University of Birmingham.
- You’ll study the course on the University’s campus, and receive expert tutoring from experienced teachers who understand the needs of international students. When you successfully complete your course at the required level with good attendance, you’re guaranteed entry to the first year of your chosen bachelor’s degree.
Degree tuition fees
The tuition fees for your University of Birmingham degree will vary considerably, depending on your chosen area of study. To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, follow the links below and find your preferred degree.
Cost of living
As well as the cost of your tuition fees, there will be various other costs associated with studying and living in Birmingham that you’ll need to consider.
We offer partial tuition scholarships for foundation pathways programmes at the University of Birmingham. These are awarded to selected students who achieve highly in their secondary education.
All Foundation pathways programmes at Birmingham start in September, in the main Autumn intake.
In addition, the following pathways are also available as a January start:
- Engineering and Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences, Business and Law
There is no set deadline by which you need to apply or send us your deposit. We recommend, however, that you apply at least a few months before your preferred start date, so that you have enough time to apply for your visa, reserve your accommodation and get ready to travel.
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- Tuition fees
- Enrolment dates
- Degree intakes
Deposits and refunds
You can find more information about the deposits and refunds policy at the University of Birmingham on the University’s website.