Birmingham City University International College

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In addition to paying your tuition fees, you will need to financially support yourself whilst studying. The UKVI estimate the cost of living to be up to £9,207 per year here in Birmingham, so you should consider this when planning your study adventure.

Birmingham may be the UK’s second largest city, but the cost of both transportation and accommodation is over 40% cheaper than in London!

Description Estimated weekly cost
Accommodation This will vary, depending on whether you choose to live in a house share, halls of residence or a private apartment – but our estimate covers all of these options and includes gas/water/electricity/Wi-Fi bills. £90 - £180
Study items Books, stationery, printing, etc. £15
Food and drink Weekly shopping, dining out, social events, etc. £75
Other Insurance, clothing, hairdressers, cinema, etc. £75
Weekly total: £255 - £345