Fees and Scholarships


The Foundation Pathways fee for programmes commencing in September 2019 and January 2020 is: 

£16,740 (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 2019-2020.

Scholarships available for 2019 entry include;

BIA Academic Merit Scholarships

£3,000 scholarships open to all students who meet the criteria listed in the ‘who can apply’ section below.

BIA Pathway Scholarships:

£10,000 scholarships for eligible students applying to the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Medical, Life and Geo Sciences pathways.

For more information on these scholarships, please visit our scholarships page.