School of 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 2019/20 Fees for 2020/21
Undergraduate degree £9,250 per year £9,250 per year*
Foundation degree £9,250 per year £9,250 per year*
Sandwich (placement) year £1,250 per year £1,300 per year
CertHE £6,150 £9,250 per year
Undergraduate degree (fast-track) £11,100 per year £11,100 per year

* Subject to Parliamentary approval

International students

Level Fees for 2019/20 Fees for 2020/21
Undergraduate degree £14,250 per year £14,680 per year*
Foundation degree £14,250 per year £14,680 per year*
Sandwich (placement) year £2,500 per year £2,580 per year
CertHE £9,200 £14,680 per year

* Subject to Parliamentary approval

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Additional course rela​​​ted costs​ (all courses)

Item
Average Cost
DBS checks£54.40
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) 
£5
​Research travel costs
£8.40

​​Diagnostic Radiography:

​​​Item
​Information
​Average Cost
​Text books
​​Essential text books advised at start of each module. Many resources are available in the library, as e-resources or via second hand bookstores.​​
£50-£100​
​Student uniform
​​Two sets of uniform are by the University at the start of their programme. Further supplies of uniform may be purchased at your own cost. You are expected to supply your own footwear whilst on placement. ​
​£40 footwear​
Clinical Placement Travel expenses and accommodation ​

(direct entry students only)​


​The degree programme includes clinical placement periods. Students who travel to their placement can claim travel expense costs. Student may be required to stay in accommodation local to their placement and can claim for accommodation costs during their placement period. Travel and dual accommodation expenses will reimburse excess costs incurred when students undertake clinical training on placements. ​
Claim costs through:
NHS learning support fund​. The scheme offers support for:
  • ​Students with at least one dependent child (Child Dependants Allowance)
  • Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses for a placement 
  • Students experiencing extreme financial hardship (Exceptional Support Fund) ​
Optional trips and visits
​Modules may include optional visits. You will normally be expected to cover the cost of travel and admission, unless otherwise specified in the module.£50 ​
Student membership- Society of Radiographers​​You can opt to join the student membership category of the Society of Radiographers. Membership links you with your fellow students and professionals across the UK and provides opportunities to continue to learn and develop your career. Free for first year undergraduate students.

Second and third years it costs £45 a year or £3.75 per month. ​

Nursing (Adult): 

​ItemAverage Cost
Students will need to purchase appropriate shoes 
£40
RCN indemnity insurance
£10
​Students may wish to purchase personal copies of textbooks
​£50 - £100

​​Paramedic Science: 

​​​​​Item
​Predicted cost
​Internet-connected mobile device
​Variable, from about £30 / month
​Books
​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.​
​Computer
​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.​

Physiotherapy:

​​Item
​Information
​​Average Cost
​Textbooks​Essential text books advised at start of each module. Many resources are available in the library, as e-resources or via second hand bookstores.​£50-£100
​Student uniform​Two sets of uniform are by the University at the start of their programme. Further supplies of uniform may be purchased at your own cost. You are expected to supply your own footwear whilst on placement. ​£40 footwear
Clinical Placement Travel expenses and accommodation​
​(direct entry students only)​

​The degree programme includes clinical placement periods. Students who travel to their placement can claim travel expense costs. Student may be required to stay in accommodation local to their placement and can claim for accommodation costs during their placement period. Travel and dual accommodation expenses will reimburse excess costs incurred when students undertake clinical training on placements. ​Claim costs through:
NHS learning support fund​.​ The scheme offers support for:
  • ​Students with at least one dependent child (Child Dependants Allowance) 
  • Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses for a placement Students experiencing extreme financial hardship (Exceptional Support Fund)
​​​Optional trips and visits

​Modules may include optional visits. You will normally be expected to cover the cost of travel and admission, unless otherwise specified in the module.£50​
​​CSP Student membershipMembership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) The CSP provides resources and support services to student members. All students joining the undergraduate degree programme will be advised to join the CSP as a student member to receive the benefits the organisation offers. Members will:
  • Access to a variety of learning resources and support 
  • Be part of the largest physiotherapy community in the UK 
  • Be entitled to a reduced registration fee upon graduation ​

​£40.30 per year​

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)
​​£180

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 stand alone up to £1,550
Module retake alongside full academic load up to £350
Reassessment fee £55
Library late return fines £1 per day
Library book replacement current new retail cost
Replacement ID card £10