Health and Social Care undergraduate courses fees and costs

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

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 2017/18 Fees for 2018/19
Health and Social Care (CertHE) N/A £6,150 per year*
Undergraduate degree £9,250 per year £9,250 per year*
Foundation degree £7,750 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 2017/18 Fees for 2018/19
Undergraduate degree £13,500 per year £13,840 per year*
Foundation degree £13,500 per year £13,840 per year*

* Subject to Parliamentary approval

Additional course rela​​​ted costs​

ItemAverage Cost
DBS checks£52
Enhanced DBS update fee£13 per year
Thesis/dissertation printing and binding£23 (depends on length and style)
Graduation (including gown hire, and three family tickets)£100
​Placement travel costs​£112 per year

​​Community and Health Management:

ItemAverage Cost
Hard copy portfolio print (one off) 
​Research travel costs
​Option to register with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and attain
additional CMI certificate through completiton of certain modules
​Membership: £50
Level 5 CMI certificate: £160

​​Nursing (Adult): 

ItemAverage Cost
Students will need to purchase appropriate shoes 
RCN indemnity insurance
​Students may wish to purchase personal copies of textbooks
​£50 - £100

​​Paramedic Science: 

​Predicted cost
​Internet-connected mobile device
​Variable, from about £30 / month
​Variable costs. All compulsory books are available in the library free of charge. If purchasing your own books, allow at least £200.00
​Uniform items
​Some uniform will be provided, but allow up to £100 for the purchase of footwear, belts and other items.
​Membership of professional body
​Not required during the programme, however the College of Paramedics has student membership for £2.50 / month.

The HCPC charge £90.00 for initial registration on completion of the programme.​
​Enhanced DBS check
​Currently £58.40 and required for practice education. 
​Tablets and computers are available to use on-campus. Students may choose to purchase their own, starting from about £150.00
​Vaccintaions and other costs assoicted with health checks​​
​These costs can be variable, depending on your circumstance. Some required vaccinations can cost up to £150.00 and medical appointments may not be covered by the NHS. If you are concerned by this, please contact a paramedic team member who can assist you to estimate your costs.​

Social Work:​

ItemAverage Cost
Students may wish to purchase personal copies of core text from each module
£120 per year
​Option for students to join British Association of Social Workers (BASW)

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