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Fees and Scholarships

Tuition fees - EU students

EU students starting at the University of Suffolk in 2017/18 will be charged £9,250 per year for a full-time Bachelor degree, or £8,220 per year for a full-time Foundation degree.

Part-time students will be charged £1,454 per 20 credits for Bachelor degrees and £1,370 per 20 credits for Foundation degrees.

Fees for a full-time HNC/HND are £6,168 per year. Part-time HNC/HND fees are £750 per 15 credit module, and £1,000 per 20 credit module.

Find out more about Postgraduate finance for EU students.  

Tuition fees - International non-EEA students

September 2017/February 2018

  • Undergraduate/Postgraduate Classroom-based: £10,080
  • Undergraduate/Postgraduate Laboratory/Studio/IT-based: £11,580**
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): £14,470 (including residential consultancy project in Boston, USA)

Find out if you are an overseas fee payer.


Tuition fee loans - Student Finance England for EU students 2017/2018

If you are from the EU, you may be eligible to apply for a Student Finance England loan to pay for your tuition fees.

If you wish to apply for a Student Finance England loan, EU students must download an EU17N (full-time students) or EUPTL1 (part-time) application form and apply by post. Postal application forms can be found here.

Further information on applying for a tuition fee loan as an EU student can be found here.

Study Abroad tuition fees

The University of Suffolk offers overseas students the opportunity to study at the University for one semester or one academic year. 

September 2017/February 2018

  • Undergraduate Classroom-based (international students): £10,080 (one year) or £5,040 (one semester)

  • Undergradaute Laboratory/Studio/IT-based (international student): £11,580 (one year) or £5,790 (one semester)

  • All Undergradaute courses - Home/EU student: £9,250 (1 year) or £4,625 (1 semester)

For more information please visit our Study Abroad and Exchanges webpages. 



Scholarships for EU students

The University of Suffolk is offering scholarships of £1,500 to undergraduate students who are nationals of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece and Romania in 2017/18. Please follow the links below for further information and for eligibility criteria:

For further information about fees and funding for EU students please contact the International Office.

Scholarships for International students

The University of Suffolk is offering scholarships of £1,000 to undergraduate and postgraduate students who are nationals of Africa, Indonesia and Thailand in 2017/18. Please follow the links below for further information and for eligibility criteria:

Early Payment Scholarships

The University of Suffolk offers an early payment scholarship of £500 to all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students who pay their yearly tuition fee in full by 26 February 2017 (for February intake) and 29 September 2017 (for September intake). An application form for the Early Payment Scholarship will be included when you are issued a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) by the University of Suffolk. Please note that you cannot combine this scholarship with any other scholarships offered by the University of Suffolk. 

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK Governments global scholarships programme. They support students from over 110 different countries to study in the UK, mostly on one year Masters programmes. Scholarships are offered to students with the potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers.

Infomation about applying and entry criteria for these scholarships can be found on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office webpages.

Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in the UK offers awards annually, mostly for students from developing countries to study in the UK. Awards are funded by the UK Government in conjunction with UK Universities.

Scholarships are offered for postgraduate study at University of Suffolk, with some undergraduate opportunities also available. Applications must be made through your countrys nominating agency and not directly to the University or CSC. To find out if you are eligible you should visit the CSC website.


Opening a bank account as an EU/non-EU student 2017/2018

If you are looking to open a bank account here in Ipswich, there is a wide array of choice as an EU/non-EU student.

To view a non-exhaustive list of the banks based in Ipswich, and the eligibility requirements in opening an account, please click here.

Banks highlighted in green offer International Student accounts. Other banks listed offer accounts that may or may not be applicable to your personal circumstances.








*According to the Complete University Guide 2015

**Please note that any international students accepted on a course that requires a practice placement with an NHS-commissioned service, for example Nursing, Midwifery or Radiography, will pay an additional £3,000 fee per each year of study (this excludes all British Islands students except the Falkland Islands).

***Deposits will be reimbursed in full, less a £100 administration fee, if evidence of a visa rejection is received and verified from the relevant UK visa office. Refunds will not be given if the reason for the visa rejection is due to the failure to follow UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) guidance or submission of fraudulent documents. Due to money laundering regulations, refunds can only be made to the account from which the payment was made originally.