Fees and funding
How much does the course cost?
The course fee for academic year 2018/19 is £17,300. You can pay this in one lump sum or in instalments.
Once you receive an offer from us, you will need to pay a £1,000 deposit to secure your place.
Read more about fees and additional costs on our fees page
What is the cost of living in Bristol?
How much you spend will depend on your way of life. Accommodation, food and entertainment expenses are not included in the tuition fees.
To get an idea of the costs, read this page on living expenses.
Can I get funding?
Every year, we support top International Foundation Programme students with prestigious scholarships.
The Futures Prize – three prizes of £1,500 each
The Futures Prize is designed to recognise potential in our International Foundation Programme applicants. There will be three prizes of £1,500 each in 2018/19 – a prize for each Pathway. In order to be considered for the Futures Prize you must have accepted your place on the International Foundation Programme by 1 July 2018.
On arrival, students will be emailed with more details about the prize. They will be invited to submit a personal essay about why they will be an excellent International Foundation Programme student. A judging panel will then meet to decide which three students should receive the prizes.
The decision of the judging panel will be final. In order to receive the prize, the applicant must meet the full terms of their International Foundation Programme offer and register on the programme in September. The winner must be a full fee paying student. The winner must submit a personal essay by the deadline.
International Foundation Programme Challenge – £2,000
Applications are open until 8am on 1 July 2018. You will need to take the knowledge challenge, fill out a form and write an essay about why the International Foundation Programme is right for you.
To apply, go to the sqore website.
Academic achievement scholarships (Pakistan) – £2,000
International Foundation Programme students who apply through our Pakistan office can win an academic achievement scholarship.
For students starting in September 2017, we are offering three scholarships worth £2,000 each. We will award the scholarships to the most promising students. All students applying through our Pakistan office will automatically be considered. The winners will have £2,000 deducted from their International Foundation Programme tuition fees.
Information about other scholarships available at the University of Bristol, including the Sanctuary Scholarship, can be found on the Student Funding website. You can find details of previous scholarship winners on our profiles page.
For more information on any of our scholarships please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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