There are two main costs while studying - tuition fees and living costs.
UK/EU Undergraduate Tuition Fees 2017-18
Students starting at the University of Suffolk in September 17 and February 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 £8,490 (pro-rata) per year for Bachelor degrees and £7,980 (pro-rata) per year for Foundation degrees.
Fees for a full-time HNC are £6,168 per year. Part-time HNC fees are £750 per 15 credit module, and £1,000 per 20 credit module.
Fees for Integrated Masters programmes are the same as undergraduate tuition fees for a Bachelor degree per year, for all four years of study. These programmes are also eligible for student finance including tuition fee loans, maintenance loans, grants and bursaries.
Maintenance Loans and Grants
There are a range of loans and grants available to UK and EU undergraduate students. More information is available on our Loans and Grants page for 2017 entry.
Bursaries and Fee Waivers
Find out more about financial support available to University of Suffolk undergraduate students on our Financial Support page.
NHS Funded Students
New students starting a professional health degree at University of Suffolk in February 2017 will normally be funded by the NHS. From September 2017 students will no longer be funded by the NHS and will need to apply to Student Finance England.
University of Suffolk degrees that are currently NHS funded are:
- DipHEOperating Department Practice
- BSc (Hons) AdultNursing
- BSc (Hons)Child Nursing
- BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
- BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing
- BSc (Hons) Midwifery
- BSc (Hons) Radiotherapyand Oncology
Students on degrees funded by the NHS are able to apply for a bursary from the NHS, a grant from the NHS, and a maintenance loan from Student Finance England.
The NHS Bursary is based on your household income, but the NHS Grant and Maintenance Loan are not. The Loan will be determined by where you live while you study you will get more if you are living away from your parental home. More information about the total amount of funding available to NHS students is on the Student Finance England website.
More information about the financial support available is on our NHS Funded Undergraduate Degrees page.
To apply for this funding applications need to made to the relevant funding bodies:
- Student Finance England
- Student Finance Wales
- Student Finance Northern Ireland
- Student Awards Agency For Scotland
- NHS Bursaries
Changes for NHS funded students from 2017-18
Please note from 1 August 2017 there will be a new funding system for new students, with the system moving from NHS grants to student loans. New students will have access to the standard student support system provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC) to cover the cost of their tuition fees and means tested support for living costs, rather than having their course fees paid by Health Education England (HEE) and receiving a bursary from the NHS Business Services Authority (BSA).
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
If you are an American citizen or a dependent and plan on receiving funding from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), please email email@example.com with your name, contact details and course of study, so we can ensure your course is registered with the VA.
MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme
We are an approved provider of Higher Education courses for the Ministry of Defences Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC), a scheme which provides financial assistance to members of the Armed Forces. The UCS Provider ID is 3033 . To check if you may be eligible for funding through this scheme, please visit the Enhanced Learning Credits website.
Student Finance Explained
- All students can apply for a tuition fee loan so no fees have to be paid up front. UK students starting their first degree can also receive a maintenance loan.
- Loan repayments only begin when students have finished university and are earning over £21,000.
- The repayment amount is fixed at 9% of any earnings over £21,000.
- Loan repayments will stop automatically if a graduate stops work or their salary drops below £21,000.
- Any loans outstanding 30 years after graduation will be wiped out.
- Student loans do not affect an individuals credit rating.