Tuition Fees/other costs

Tuition Fees 2015/16

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Exchange students do not pay any tuition fees to the University of Leicester.

All prices are in Pounds Sterling (GBP).

Full Tuition fees 2015/16

Full Year: 28 September 2015 - 24 June 2016*

Arts and Social Sciences

Science and Engineering




One semester: 28 September 2015 - 11 December 2015*

                       20 January 2015 - 13 May 2016

Arts and Social Sciences

Science and Engineering





*dates excluding the International Student Welcome Programme.

Other Costs

  • Accommodation: 
    The price of accommodation depends on the type you choose. Visit our accommodation page for more information.
  • Bus Pass:
    Approx. £130 GBP a term or £360 GBP a year.
  • Bedding Pack: Your accommodation will not have any bed linen, duvet or pillow provided (apart from catered ensuite rooms). Pre order your bedding pack at:
  • Le Card: A convienient payment system that allows payment for products from retail outlets and other areas operated by Residential and Commercial Services. More details about Le Card
  • Study Tours:
    These are optional. See Study Tours page for details.
  • Sports Facilities: You can purchase a membership sports card which provides unlimited access to the University's sports facilities on campus and at Manor Road. Visit the Sports and Recreation webpage for more details.
  • Telephone and internet access:
    For full details about individual halls and their facilities visit:
  • Police registration:
    You may be asked to register with the local police as an overseas student (cost approx. £34 GBP).

Allow for extra expenses such as, books, travel, weekday lunches, clothes, laundry, recreation and entertainment, vacation accommodation, insurance etc. It is difficult to estimate the total cost of Living in Leicester as it varies depending on how you spend your money. The average cost of living is approximately £820/month covering accommodation, heating, food and personal expenses.

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