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Extra costs in addition to tuition fees

When you come to the University, you may have to pay for some things that your tuition fees do not cover.

Course costs

You may have to pay some additional costs to study your course. These could be for things like textbooks, printing, fieldwork and travel to your work placement.

Your department is responsible for telling you about these costs, so check the course information for details.

If you are a postgraduate research student, you may also have to pay writing-up and Training Support fees.

Exam retake charges

If you are an undergraduate student, your department may charge you if you need to retake any of your exams.

If you are a taught postgraduate student, you will usually be charged £45 per subject to resit exams. However, some taught postgraduate courses may charge you a different fee for exam retakes, so check your faculty's fees page for details.

Library costs

You could be asked to pay a replacement charge if you lose a library book or your library card.

We don’t charge fines on our own library materials, but you could be asked to pay a fine if material we borrow for you from another library is returned late.

Buying a computer

You need a computer to access most of the software and systems for your studies. We recommend getting a laptop so you can make the most of your in-person time on campus.

Find out what equipment we recommend for studying remotely.

You can access key software for your course remotely. When studying off campus, you need a suitable broadband internet connection for your device.

Other costs of studying at university

There may be other costs you have to consider before you come to university. Find out more about what you need to budget for.

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