10 Cheap Universities in UK

10 Cheap Universities in UK

Last Updated on January 29, 2024 by Akwaowo Akpan

Let see the cheap Universities in Uk. For those considering studying in UK for either undergraduate or postgraduate courses, the first major concern is the cost of tuition fee. It is well known that British universities are among the most expensive colleges to study in.

The reason why British education seems so expensive is not because of the college fee, but the living expenses. London is the most expensive student city in the world for Indian students. In this article, we will inform you about the low-cost universities in UK.

The tuition fee at most colleges is more expensive for international students compared to British or European residents. Prospective international students lookout for the low fees universities in UK. There are still a few colleges that are more affordable compared to others. Also, one thing to remember is that just because the tuition fee to these colleges is low, it doesn’t mean they are any less competitive. The colleges below have the lowest tuition fee and are very popular as well. You can have a look at the cheap and affordable fees universities in UK.

1.Staffordshire University

The university is noted for its science departments with several of its programmes and department featuring in the top 10 in UK. University sets out in its plans to be ethical and values-led organisation and will operate as a responsible and sustainable business. It has been ranked in the top 100 Universities in the UK for many years.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2020/21:

Undergraduate (Bachelors), per academic year  £14,000
Postgraduate (Masters), total fees  £14,500
Postgraduate (Extended Masters)  £12,000
 MBA  £12,000
 MBA International (includes overseas residential)  £12,800
 MBA Finance  £12,000
  1. Teesside University

Teesside University is consistently in the UK’s top ten for overall average international student satisfaction-International Student Barometer 2008-12. It is the first and only modern university to be named Times Higher Education University of the Year. The university has over 80 years of teaching excellence. International scholarship is worth £1,500 a year.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

 International foundation programmes starting September (120 credits) £9,750
Full-time undergraduate courses £10,750
Full-time postgraduate diploma courses £10,450
Full-time postgraduate courses £10,950
Master of Business Administration. £13,000
  1. Harper Adams University College

From its beginnings of just six students, Harper Adams was recently ranked in the top 10 for graduate employment in the UK, and this year had more than 4,000 students. All undergraduate courses include a 12-month commercial placement for students to gain experience before they graduate.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

PgC Entomology £4,600
PgD Entomology £9,100
MSc Entomology £10,800
PgD Veterinary Physiotherapy £15,400
MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy £17,500
PgD REALM £10,300


  1. Leeds Trinity University

Sunday Times 2013 University Guide placed Leeds Trinity University in the top 10% of UK universities for teaching excellence. One fifth of the undergraduate courses receive 100% overall satisfaction from recent graduates. Known as the safest university in Leeds according to the complete university guide 2013.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Undergraduate degree courses (3 years) £10,000
Undergraduate degree courses (2 years)? £11,500
?Undergraduate top-up programmes ?£10,500
?MBA ?£12,000
?MA Business and Management ?£11,500
?MA Finance and Accounting ?£11,500
PGCE/SCITT/School Directs?? ?£11,500
MA Broadcast Journalism? £9,500
?MA Radio Journalism ?£9,500
?MA Magazine Journalism £9,500
?MA Victorian Studies £9,500
?MA Creative Writing £9,500
MRes / PhD? ?£11,500


  1. University of Cumbria
    Established in 2007, the university is based upon the idea of a distributed learning network so that teaching takes place both at the university’s campuses and at remote colleges around Cumbria. The University of Cumbria has a strong track record in interdisciplinary research inviting and welcoming students from all over the world. In 2012 university launched an innovative Institute for leadership and stability at their Ambleside campus to further the learnings of the students

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Full-time honours degree (BA or BSc) £10,500
Full-time initial teacher training £10,500
Full-time honours degree with integrated foundation year (BA or BSc)
Full-time foundation degree (FdA or FdSc) £7,500
Masters degree £10,500-


  1. London Metropolitan University
    University’s courses provides practical, workplace skills and opportunities for professional development, at an affordable price and has one of the largest teaching labs in Europe; specialist art and design studios and more. The university’s Business School in Moorgate has recently undergone a £1 million refurbishment.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Full-time honours degree (BA or BSc) £10,000
Masters degree £13,500


  1. University of Bolton
    The University of Bolton offers some unique degrees, for example, Special Effects for Film and TV and Visual Effects for Film and TV. It also offers a wide range of vocational courses, along with the more traditional academic courses. There are 14,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

International Foundation Semester £4250
International Foundation Year £8500
Pre-Masters Semester £4250
Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits) £3750
Undergraduate courses £11250 (Per Annum)
Postgraduate (excluding MBA) £11250
MBA £12500
MPhil, Phd £10170
Phd by publication £12715


  1. Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University ranked in top ten of the country’s safest university areas. Shortlisted for a 2012 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award (THELMA) in the Outstanding Estates Team category. Bucks New University tends to be a leading professional and creative influence, shaping higher education for the benefit of people and employers.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Full-time Undergraduate (BA/BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons), BEng, FDA, FDSC)  £9,500
 Full-time Postgraduate courses (MA/MSc, MEng, LLM) Excluding MA
Advertising, MBA
 Full-time International MBA 180 credits £10,600
 Full-time International MBA 120 credits  £7,200
 Full-time International MBA 60 credits  £3,600
 Full-time Postgraduate Diploma Business Management  £7,200
 Full-time MA Advertising  £11,800
 Full-time Foundation Studies Art and Design  £6,300
 Full-time International Foundation Programme  £8,000

 9. Coventry University

Established in 1992, it is the biggest university in the city of Warwick with more than 27000 students studying in its 2 campuses. Research Assessment Exercise classed in 2008 that the university’s research in many critical subjects like Allied Health Professions and Studies, Computer Science and Informatics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering is World Class. The Guardian ranked it the 25th best University in the United Kingdom.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Accounting and Finance for International Business (Top Up) BA £11,250
LONU004 Global Business (Top Up) BA £11,250
Global Business Management BA £11,250
Global Marketing (Top Up) BA £11,250
International Finance and Accounting BA £11,250
International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top Up) BA £11,250
Global Business MBA £15,000
Global Financial Services MBA £15,000
International Fashion Management MBA £15,000
International Marketing MBA £15,000
Oil and Gas Management MBA £15,000
Global Financial Trading MS £12,800
International Fashion Marketing MSC £12,800

 10.York St John University

York St John University offers state of art infrastructural facilities to students. 93% of graduates are in employment or full-time study six months after graduating. A £2.5 million Arts Centre has recently been developed, including sound performance and exhibition facilities and a new media workshop.

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2018/19:

Post Graduate Research £9,500
Post Graduate Taught MA/MSc £10,000
UG & PG Health Programmes £11,500
MBA Masters in Business Administration £13,000
MSC (Pre-Registration) Physiotherapy £17,250



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