The 10 Cheapest Universities in UK

The cost of tuition is the first major worry for people considering studying in the United Kingdom for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes. British universities are well-known for being among the most expensive colleges to attend. That is just partially correct.

The reason why British education appears to be so expensive is because of the living expenditures, not the college fees. For Indian students, London is the most expensive student city in the world. We will tell you about the low-cost universities in the United Kingdom in this article.

Top 10 most inexpensive universities in UK

Most institutions charge international students a higher tuition rate than British or European residents. International students are on the search for universities in the United Kingdom with inexpensive tuition rates. There are still a few colleges that are less expensive than others.

Also, keep in mind that just because these universities have a low tuition rate does not mean they are any less competitive. The colleges listed below offer the cheapest tuition and are also quite popular. Take a look at the low-cost and low-cost universities in the United Kingdom.

1. Staffordshire University

The university is noted for its science departments with several of its programmes and departments featuring in the top 10 in the UK. University sets out in its plans to be an ethical and values-led organisation and will operate as a responsible and sustainable business. It has been ranked in the top 100 Universities in the UK for many years.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2020/21:

Computer Science BSc (Hons)£14,000
MSc Computer Science£14,500
Master of Business Administration (MBA)£15,500
International Business Management MSc£14,500

2. Teesside University

Teesside University is consistently in the UK’s top ten for overall average international student satisfaction-International Student Barometer 2008-12. It is the first and only modern university to be named Times Higher Education University of the Year. The university has over 80 years of teaching excellence. International scholarship is worth £1,500 a year.

Full tuition fee for the courses starting from Sep 2021

Full-time undergraduate course£13,000 (per year)
Full-time postgraduate diploma course£12,400
Two Year Master’s degree £15,000(£7,500 per year)
Full-time research degree (standard tier)£11,750 (per year)
Full-time research degree (enhanced tier)£14,500 (per year)
Doctorate in Health & Social Care£13,000 (per year)

3. Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett offers quality education and skills at affordable prices. The university has partnered with numerous companies and organizations to make sure that students get the best jobs after completing their studies. It offers one of the lowest tuition fees among British universities.

Annual Tuition Fees (Non-EU)

Undergraduate (most courses)£12,000
Postgraduate (most courses)£13,000 to £14,000

4. Leeds Trinity University

Sunday Times 2013 University Guide placed Leeds Trinity University in the top 10% of UK universities for teaching excellence. One fifth of the undergraduate courses receive 100% overall satisfaction from recent graduates. Known as the safest university in Leeds according to the complete university guide 2013.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2021/22

Three-year undergraduate degree course£12,000 (per year)
Two-year undergraduate degree course?£12,000 (per year)
MA Childhood and Education£11,500
MA Creative Writing£11,500
MA Family Support    £11,500
MA International Business     £12,500
MA Journalism           £12,500
MBA   £12,500
MA Mental Health in Children and Young People£11,500
PhD, MPhil ?or MbR? (cost per year)£12,500
MSc Psychology (conversion)?£12,500
MA Victorian Studies£11,500

5. University of Cumbria
Established in 2007, the university is based upon the idea of a distributed learning network so that teaching takes place both at the university’s campuses and at remote colleges around Cumbria. The University of Cumbria has a strong track record in interdisciplinary research inviting and welcoming students from all over the world. In 2012 university launched an innovative Institute for leadership and stability at their Ambleside campus to further the learnings of the students

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2021/22

Bachelor’s degree (BA, BSc, LLB)£12,800
BA (Hons) Social Work£15,500
?Postgraduate Courses£12,800

6. London Metropolitan University

University’s courses provides practical, workplace skills and opportunities for professional development, at an affordable price and has one of the largest teaching labs in Europe; specialist art and design studios and more. The university’s Business School in Moorgate has recently undergone a £1 million refurbishment.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2021/22

Full-time honours degree (BA or BSc)13,200
Masters degree (Data Analytics – MSc)13,750

7. The University of Bolton
The University of Bolton offers some unique degrees, for example, Special Effects for Film and TV and Visual Effects for Film and TV. It also offers a wide range of vocational courses, along with the more traditional academic courses. There are 14,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

International Foundation Semester£4250
International Foundation Year£8500
Pre-Masters Semester£4250
Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)£3750
Undergraduate courses£11250 (Per Annum)
Postgraduate (excluding MBA)£11250
MPhil, Phd£10170
Phd by publication£12715

8. Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University ranked in top ten of the country’s safest university areas. Shortlisted for a 2012 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award (THELMA) in the Outstanding Estates Team category. Bucks New University tends to be a leading professional and creative influence, shaping higher education for the benefit of people and employers.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Full-time Undergraduate (BA/BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons), BEng, FDA, FDSC) £9,500
 Full-time Postgraduate courses (MA/MSc, MEng, LLM) Excluding MA 
 Advertising, MBA
 Full-time International MBA 180 credits£10,600
 Full-time International MBA 120 credits £7,200
 Full-time International MBA 60 credits £3,600
 Full-time Postgraduate Diploma Business Management £7,200
 Full-time MA Advertising £11,800
 Full-time Foundation Studies Art and Design £6,300
 Full-time International Foundation Programme £8,000

9. Coventry University

Established in 1992, it is the biggest university in the city of Warwick with more than 27000 students studying in its 2 campuses. Research Assessment Exercise classed in 2008 that the university’s research in many critical subjects like Allied Health Professions and Studies, Computer Science and Informatics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering is World Class. The Guardian ranked it the 25th best University in the United Kingdom.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Accounting and Finance for International Business (Top Up) BA£11,250
LONU004 Global Business (Top Up) BA£11,250
Global Business Management BA£11,250
Global Marketing (Top Up) BA£11,250
International Finance and Accounting BA£11,250
International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top Up) BA£11,250
Global Business MBA£15,000
Global Financial Services MBA£15,000
International Fashion Management MBA£15,000
International Marketing MBA£15,000
Oil and Gas Management MBA£15,000
Global Financial Trading MS£12,800
International Fashion Marketing MSC£12,800

10. York St John University

York St John University offers state of art infrastructural facilities to students. 93% of graduates are in employment or full-time study six months after graduating. A £2.5 million Arts Centre has recently been developed, including sound performance and exhibition facilities and a new media workshop.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Post Graduate Research£9,500
Post Graduate Taught MA/MSc£10,000
UG & PG Health Programmes£11,500
MBA Masters in Business Administration£13,000
MSC (Pre-Registration) Physiotherapy£17,250



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