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International students

Fees and term dates

Term dates

Autumn semester only

 2017/182018/19
Orientation27 - 28 September 201719 - 20 September 2018
Teaching begins2 October 201724 September 2018
Teaching ends15 December 20177 December 2018
Assessments18 December 201710 - 14 December 2018
Autumn semester ends20 December 2017 (Weds)14 December 2018

Spring semester only

Most students take the short Spring semester, if you are unsure which Spring dates apply to you check with your home institution or the Study Abroad Office.

 2017/182018/19
Orientation24 - 26 January 201816 - 18 January 2019
Teaching begins29 January 201821 January 2019
Teaching ends17 April 2018 (Tues)5 April 2019
Assessments18 April 2018 (Wed)8 - 12 April 2019
Short Spring semester ends25 April 2018 (Wed)12 April 2019

Long Spring semester only

 2017/182018/19
Orientation24 - 26 January 201816 - 18 January 2019
Teaching begins29 January 201821 January 2019
Teaching ends17 April 2018 (Tues)5 April 2019
Assessments14 May - 8 June 20186 - 31 May 2019
Long Spring semester ends8 June 201831 May 2019

Yearlong students

 2017/182018/19
Orientation27 - 28 September 201719 - 20 September 2018
Autumn teaching begins2 October 201724 September 2018
Autumn teaching ends15 December 20177 December 2018
Assessments15 - 26 January 20187 - 18 January 2019
Spring teaching begins29 January 201821 January 2019
Spring teaching ends17 April 2018 (Tues)5 April 2019
Assessments14 May - 8 June 20186 - 31 May 2019
End of year8 June 201831 May 2019

Tuition fees

Government funding is not available to students on short-term programmes except for LLP-Erasmus agreements, the same fees are charged for all students irrespective of country of origin.  Fees for students registering across subject areas will be determined on the basis of the proportion of the load taken in each subject area.

Tuition fees 2017/18

Full YearAutumnSpring
Business (Cass Business School)£16,500£7,400£9,100
Computer Science£14,000£6,300£7,700
Economics£15,500£6,900£8,600
Engineering£16,500£7,350£9,150
Journalism£16,500£7,350£9,150
Mathematics£13,000£5,800£7,200
Music£14,000£6,300£7,700
Politics£15,000£6,650£8,350
Psychology£17,000£7,600£9,400
Sociology£14,500£6,550£7,950