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Fee rates reflect the cost of delivering degree programmes to high standards and providing the specialist scientific facilities and resources we are renowned for, whilst making applying accessible for students from all backgrounds.



Click on the links below for more detailed information.

  • Full-time UK/EU Students

    Our annual fees for degrees starting in 2021-22 are:

    • £9,250 per year for all undergraduate courses other than FdSc Veterinary Nursing
    • £6,300 for Veterinary Nursing FdSc
    • £5,197 for Access to Higher Education courses

    Fees for Masters degrees starting in 2021-22 are:

    • £6,700 with 10% discount for progressing Sparsholt undergraduate students. New postgraduate loans are now available for Master’s degrees – visit the funding website here. 

    View our Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Part-time UK/EU Students

    Our annual fees for degrees starting in 2021-22 are:

    • £4,625 for BSc Top-up programmes
    • £3,350 for Postgraduate (MSc) programmes. 10% discount for progressing Sparsholt undergraduate students.

    View our Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • International Students

    Our fees for international students starting in 2021-22 are:

    • All courses excluding MSc’s and FdSc Veterinary Nursing: £9,800
    • FdSc Veterinary Nursing: £7,100
    • MSc courses: £6,950 with 10% discount for Sparsholt students

    View our Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Loans

    For Access Courses, if you are aged 19 or over, you can cover the cost of tuition fees with an Advanced Learner Loan.  Loan eligibility doesn’t depend on your income and there are no credit checks. If you complete an Access to HE Diploma and then go on to complete a degree your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off.

    All undergraduate students are required to pay an annual tuition fee, however if you are a UK or EU undergraduate you are eligible for a student tuition fee loan to cover the cost of fees. The Government pays the tuition fee directly to UCS so no money passes through your bank account.

    You do not have to pay back the loan and interest until you are earning more than £25,725 a year. If you leave your course early you would need to repay a percentage of the tuition fee loan for that year.

    There is also a maintenance loan available to any full-time student to help with living costs such as rent. This does have to be repaid but not until your course has finished and you’re earning more than £25,725 a year.

    You can apply for student finance here.

  • Postgraduate Loans for Master's Degrees

    If you start a full-time or part-time master’s course after 1 August 2020 you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan. You’ll be able to borrow up to £11,220 to pay your fees and help with living costs. Find out more here 

  • Scholarships and Bursaries

    If your household income is under £32,960 you could receive a bursary of up to £750.  This can be used to help towards travel costs, books and equipment or anything else that will help you during your course.

    Depending on the financial information disclosed in your Student Loan application, UCS may make an automatic bursary award based on specific criteria as set out in our Access and Participation Plan.  If this is not the case you may still be able to apply for financial support to the UCS HE Hardship fund by completing a Bursary Application form when you enrol.

    For more information and to check your eligibility please contact or call 01962 797267.

  • Disabled Students Allowances

    Our dedicated Degree Study Support team can help with advice and guidance on DSA process and assessments required to ensure that you receive the help you need. Find Out More 

  • Additional costs associated with courses

    Trips and fees that are required in order to complete a course of study will be covered by the College as part of the tuition fees for full time students. BSc (Hons) and MSc students can apply for a grant (up to £250 for BSc (Hons) or £350 for MSc students) to help cover non-travel costs associated with dissertations/ research projects. For part time students the College will reimburse students up to a maximum of £200 to help with annual student subscriptions and entry fees or other reasonable expenses but will not pay for any transport costs associated with a course of study.

    For a full breakdown of additional costs for your course click here