Fees and Scholarships


The Foundation Pathways fee for both the September and January programmes in 2018–2019 is:

£15,720 (International fee)

£9,250 (EU Fee)

This includes:

  • One year’s tuition fees
  • Books and all classroom equipment

Please note: Accommodation will incur additional charges to the above fee.


You are required to pay a deposit of GBP1000* to confirm acceptance of your place. This amount will be deducted from your tuition fee. Read more information about single payment options.

*Please note: due to government funding systems EU, American and Norwegian students are exempt from the deposit,  along with students funded by a recognised sponsor or scholarship organisation. 


The University of Birmingham offers a number of scholarships for students applying for our Foundation Pathways in 2018/19:

  • £3,000 Academic Merit Scholarships for eligible students applying to any Foundation Pathway.
  • £10,000 scholarships for eligible students applying to the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Medical, Life and Geosciences pathways.

For more information on eligibility criteria and to apply for one of the scholarships, please visit our Scholarships page.