Fees and Funding information

A higher education course is an investment in your future, however there are costs associated with learning. While you are studying you’ll have two main costs – tuition fees and living costs. With financial assistance available for all higher education students however, studying may be more affordable than you first thought.

Tuition Fees

For 2019-20, the University will charge £9,000 per year for full-time Honours degrees, Foundation Year and CertHE courses taught at USW campuses. Students on a full-time Foundation Degree or HND taught at our partner colleges will be charged £7,500 per year.

Additional Costs

As well as paying for books and electronic essentials, there may be additional costs for some courses. This could include field trips, art supplies or studio time. For more information about additional course costs, please contact the relevant partner college. 

Financial Support

Whether it's financial assistance with tuition fees and/or your living costs, you can apply for student finance to support you with your studies. 

You will need to apply for your funding before starting your course, the earlier the better, and you will have to reapply for funding every academic year. 

To find out how to apply for your funding and the maximum support available from each funding provider please see our Student Loans information.

Financial support to top-up your qualification

Once you’ve completed your University course at your local college, you may decide to top-up to a full-time Honours degree at one of the University’s campuses. If you do, you can apply for the USW Progression Bursary.

Worth £500 this non means tested bursary could provide financial support towards your travel, living and study costs while studying at a USW Campus. For more information including terms and conditions, please visit our USW Progression Bursary page.