Fees & Funding

Receive £450 Welcome Package

£450 Welcome Package

The University of Bedfordshire Welcome Package is one of the most flexible support packages of all British universities that gives students choice about how they choose to spend their money, whether it be on identified additional course costs, extra curricula activities on campus.

You can use your Welcome Package for a range of things to support your studies. Perhaps you could buy all your books for your first year, put it towards a laptop in our University partner store, or even to pay your deposit towards a Go Global overseas trip.

Your Beds Money Card 2017-18

The Welcome Package is worth £450 in total over three years, eligible students will receive £300 'Your Beds Money credit' to spend at our partner store, John Smith's bookshop where you can buy books, additional course materials*, or a range of other services on University of Bedfordshire campuses.**

Students will also receive £50 print credit in the first, second and third year.

The Welcome Package is available to all new first year full time undergraduate UK and EU students domiciled in the UK who pay the maximum tuition fee for a BA/BSc course.

The University is extending the use of the ‘Your Beds Money Card’ to be used on a range of University services including: Go Global deposit and Aspire Gym membership.

Welcome Package Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Your Beds Money Card £300 N/A N/A
Print Credit £50 £50 £50

Students will automatically receive their ‘Your Beds Money Card’ at registration and do not need to apply for the welcome package.

*Applicants will be notified of any additional course costs prior to registration, most of which can be purchased with your ‘Your Beds Money Card’ and welcome package is only available to UK/EU applicants.

**The University is extending the use of the ‘Your Beds Money Card’ to be used on a range of University services including: campus retail outlets, Go Global deposit, and Aspire Gym membership.


Fees

Tuition fees help cover the costs of university, such as salaries of teaching staff and the cost of the equipment and facilities you will use during your studies.

To work out the approximate cost of your studies, multiply the tuition fee amount by the number of years you will be studying.

Tuition fees help cover the costs of university, such as salaries of teaching staff and also the cost of the equipment and facilities that you will use during your studies.

To work out the approximate cost of your studies, you should multiply the tuition fee amount by the number of years that you will be studying.

Fees schedules

  • Tuition Fee Schedule 2017-18 - PDF 105.6 KB
  • Further information on UK/EU 2017-18 Fees

    • The full-time undergraduate tuition fee is £9,250. You can apply for a tuition fee and maintenance loan. We offer a generous package of scholarships and bursaries.
    • The part-time undergraduate tuition fee is charged pro rata to £6,160. A 30-credit unit therefore costs £1,540. 120 credits are required to complete each stage of an undergraduate course. A stage is the equivalent of one year of full time study. Tuition fee loans and maintenance cost loans may be available for part-time study.

    More information about 2017-18 fees can be found on the UK Government's student finance website

    All full-time undergraduates on a three year course will receive at least £450 in financial support.

    Other scholarships and bursaries

    Foundation Year Degree Bursary

    All full-time, new UK students (or those EU students that are UK domiciled) undertaking a degree with Foundation Year in 2017 will be eligible to receive a Foundation Year Bursary, worth £500.

    This is a bursary for those undertaking the Foundation Year as part of an integrated four-year degree

    The bursary is a cash bursary and will be delivered via instalments throughout the academic year 2017/18.

    The Foundation Year Degree Bursary is worth £500 made up of two installments paid over one year.

    Sports Scholarships

    Sports Scholarships are available for students who have a record of performance in sport and who aspire to train and compete at the highest levels.

    Care Leavers Bursary

    The Care Leavers Bursary is available to students who are "open to care" and supported by their local authority leaving care service.

    Additional support for students

    The University also offers practical support to students who get into financial difficulties.

    Please contact sab@beds.ac.uk for information on what help is available.

    Postgraduate High Achiever 2017

    The PG High Achiever is for third year undergraduates at the University of Bedfordshire planning to progress to full-time postgraduate study at the University.

    The PG High Achiever offers a 50% fee waiver for UK/EU students who go straight onto a full-time Master’s degree with us in September 2017*.

    *Excludes PGCE & MBA

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