Below are details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course in the School of Natural and Social Sciences

Course fees

All fees due must be fully discharged before completion of your award or qualification. You can find out more about fees, funding options including bursaries and discounts and how to pay in our student finance section.

Tuition fees relating to courses commenced in this academic year are liable to increase annually, any price increase will be capped at RPI + 2% subject to the maximum regulated fee rates set by the UK Government.

UK and EU students

Level Fees for 2016/17 Fees for 2017/18
Undergraduate degree £9,000 per year £9,250 per year*
Foundation degree £7,500 per year £9,250 per year*
Sandwich (placement) year £1,000 per year £1,000 per year

* Subject to Parliamentary approval

International students

Level Fees for 2016/17
Undergraduate degree £11,500 per year
Foundation degree £11,250 per year

* Subject to Parliamentary approval

Included in your fees

All books on the reading lists are available in the library
Dissertation poster printing
Dissertation binding
Access to laboratory equipment and consumables
Access to specialist ICT stations and software
Day trips on compulsory modules

Additional course related costs

Item Average Cost
All students on these courses will need good walking boots, wellies and waterproof clothing for field work: geography, ecology and environmental science, animal biology and biology £250
Thesis/dissertation printing £23 (depends on length and style)
Graduation (including gown hire, and three family tickets) £100

Animal biology, biology:

Item Average Cost
First year residential fieldtrip Free (excludes subsistence)
Optional second year overseas fieldwork £500 to £1,500 depending on your choice of destination

Geography:

Item Average Cost
First year UK residential fieldwork Free (excludes subsistence)
Second year overseas fieldwork £400 to £1,500 depending on your choice of destination

Ecology and environmental science:

Item Average Cost
First year UK residential fieldwork Free (excludes subsistence)
Optional second year overseas fieldwork £500 to £1,500 depending on your choice of destination

Criminology, criminology and sociology, sociology:

Item Average Cost
First year UK residential fieldwork Free (excludes subsistence)
Optional second year overseas fieldwork £400 to £1,700 depending on your choice of destination

Psychology, criminology and psychology:

Item Average Cost
Optional second year residential fieldwork £400 to £1600 depending on your choice of destination

Supplementary costs

There are some additional costs that you may incur during the course of your study. Course required reading is available through the University's library service. Comprehensive resources are available to support your course work through text books in the library, electronic resources and the library's subsidized inter-loan service. You may wish to supplement these resources with self-selected book purchases. The amount will vary depending on your choice of assignment and the availability of books in the library or through second hand book sales run by our Student Union. We recommend you budget between £200 to £300 a year.

Item Cost
Printing and photocopying On average £40 per year
Module retake £515
Reassessment fee £50
Library late return fines Between 20p and £1 per day
Library book replacement £40
Replacement ID card £10