Course fees

CourseTotal tuition fees
(UK, EU and overseas students)
14-week pre-sessional courses

2021: TBC

10-week pre-sessional courses

2020: £4,400

6-week pre-sessional courses

2020: £2,700


The total tuition fees in the table above cover all tuition and use of study resources and multimedia facilities at the University of Bristol. The tuition fees are the same for all students: UK residents, EU residents and overseas fee-paying residents. Tuition fees are subject to increase every year. Increases are decided by the Strategic Pricing Group. Tuition fees cannot be paid in installments.

Accommodation and living expenses are not included in the tuition fees. For more information regarding tuition fees, please refer to the University’s tuition fee payments page.


All applicants who receive an offer to study at the Centre for Academic Language and Development must pay a deposit to the amount shown in the table. After you have received your offer, we will email you with instructions about how to pay the deposit.

We will deduct the deposit from the total tuition fee. We will email you before the start of your course with instructions on how to pay the remaining balance of your tuition fees.

For information on refunds read the University's refund policy or contact

Accommodation fees for University-allocated accommodation

It is not currently possible to pay your tuition fees and accommodation fees together. Please make these payments separately. Visit the Accommodation Office website for information.

Additional costs

There are some additional fees you need to consider before coming to study, these can be considered under the heading of living expenses. The University has a comprehensive guide to the cost of living in Bristol.

We do not ask you to print or buy books for your pre-sessional course study. We will provide you with the printed materials you need. We ask you to submit all of your work online. The cost of printing at the University of Bristol can be seen on the print credits page

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