Fees, accommodation and living costs

Fees for international students

It is important to think about not only your tuition and accommodation costs but the cost of living too.

The minimum cost of living as recommended by UKVI for studying outside London is £1,023 per month, but will vary from student to student. This is a guideline to cover items like accommodation, food, laundry, books, clothes, toiletries and socialising. For up to date information, visit Student visa: Money you need - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Tuition fees - listed below - will be an additional cost, as well as student insurance, the health care surcharge and transfers to and from the airport.

Tuition fees

ProgrammeSubject route2024/25
International Foundation Year
Business, Law and Social Studies£13,900

Science, Engineering and Computing£13,900
ProgrammeSubject route2024/25
International Year OneBusiness Management£14,750

Tuition fee validity

Fees for the 2024/25 academic year are valid for any programme that commences on, or after, 26th August 2024.

ProgrammeSubject routeTuition fees
English Language Preparation Online10 weeks£3,500
Other fees and costs

AccommodationFor prices please see the accommodation page.
StudyCare Insurance (up to 12 months)£450 (£8.65 per week). Prices are indicative.
StudyCare Insurance (24 months fixed)£720 (£6.93 per week)
Airport pick-up (one way)*Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)£68

Manchester (MAN)£187
Immigration Health SurchargePlease visit the Gov.uk pages to read more about how much you need to pay


  • All prices are listed in pounds sterling (GBP).
  • Tuition fees do not include the cost of textbooks, which will be approximately £80 per semester.

*Prices subject to change

Confirmation payment & tuition fees

Once you have received an offer of a place at the International Study Centre, you are required to pay a confirmation payment. The security deposit is held to cover damages and any other incidental expenses. Any monies left at the end of your programme will be returned to you.

No later than 28 days prior to your programme start date, and before arrival at the Centre, you will be required to pay the balance of the tuition fees along with any accommodation fees (if applicable) as set out on your individualised payment plan on your offer letter.

When? Amount (GBP) 
Confirmation payment at point of confirming offer to study 

£1,000 security deposit 

£260 administration fee (non-refundable) 

Prior to applying for your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (‘CAS’) 

£8,000 advance tuition fees payment

Please note: this is in addition to the initial confirmation payment taking the total fees paid prior to applying for your CAS to £9,260. 

28 days prior to your programme start date Outstanding balance of tuition fees as set out in your offer letter 

For full information about fees and refunds read our Terms and Conditions.

How to make your payments

Please visit our How to pay page to find out how to make a payment.


Leeds Beckett University Scholarships

Upon successful completion of your pathway programme and progression to Leeds Beckett University, you will be eligible for a scholarship to help towards paying your course fees. These scholarships are worth £1000 per year of study at Leeds Beckett University.

You can find out more about this by visiting the University's international scholarships page.

  • Be assessed as having an 'Overseas or EU' residency status
  • Be assessed to pay the overseas fee
  • Be studying the relevant course full time
  • Be actively enrolled on an eligible course
  • Be a self-funded student, who is paying the full course fee for that year (those students who have their tuition fees paid by a third-party sponsor, employer or government agency will not be eligible)
  • Studying that level of the course for the first time (i.e. not repeating any level during that year)

Applications are open until 27 June 2025. You do not need to complete a separate application form to receive the scholarship. If you meet the eligibility criteria the discount will be automatically deducted from your fee liability and your invoice will be reduced accordingly.

You will not be eligible for the scholarship if any of the following apply to you;

  • Courses or schemes where particular rates or payment arrangements exist (such as those relating to Franchise / Overseas / Partner Based delivery or any other special arrangement)
  • Part time students
  • Any repeat year
  • Any year where the student is out on placement
  • Students on Distance Learning courses
  • Those studying PGDip or PGCert programmes
  • Those studying LLM Legal Practice course
  • Those studying Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Research By Published Works.

If you are in receipt of the Scholarship you may be eligible to receive another scholarship or bursary offered by the university, subject to the terms and conditions of those other schemes. Leeds Beckett University reserves the right to vary or withdraw the scholarship at its sole discretion.

International Study Centre Scholarships

Leeds International Study Centre provides scholarships of up to £4,000 savings on tuition fees for self-funded international students on International Foundation Year and International Year One programmes, facilitating progression to Leeds Beckett University.

Pathway programmes available:

  • International Foundation Year in Business, Law and Social Studies
  • International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering and Computing
  • International Year One in Business Management
  • 2024-2025 Academic year
  • Available from March 6th to August 31st 
  • Scholarships are valid for 2024/25 Academic Year programmes, which begin on or after August 26th, 2024.
  • If offered a scholarship, students need to confirm or conditionally confirm their place within 2 weeks (14 days).
  • Scholarships are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The maximum amount will not always be available.
  • Not all programmes are eligible for scholarships, only the ones listed above.
  • Students are not eligible for multiple scholarships regardless of number of offers held.
  • Please note that certain scholarships will be available and awarded less frequently than others on a case-by-case basis based on need for that programme in region.

Additional information

All international students should have accident and medical insurance for the duration of their time in the UK. This will make you feel more secure because not having the proper coverage can be extremely difficult and expensive.

You can take out our own Study Care Insurance policy or alternative cover with a third party. The StudyCare Insurance policy covers loss of personal possessions as well as providing health and medical insurance. It is specifically designed for international students’ needs during your studies at the International Study Centre and, if required, after progressing to your university. Insurance cover is offered for flexible terms of up to 12 or 24 months (fixed), allowing you to choose a policy duration that fits your needs. If you select 24 months, you will be covered for the duration of your pathway programme plus the first year of your degree.

Find out more

All students under the age of 18 at the start of their course will receive our guardianship service free of charge. A guardian will support you during your time in the UK until you turn 18. More information will be provided after you apply.

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