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Sociology BSc(Hons): Fees and funding

2017/18 fees for this course

The tuition fee you pay depends on whether you are assessed as a 'Home' (UK or EU), 'Islands' or International' student. In 2017/18 the fees for this course are:

 Fee category  Amount
Home (UK and EU students) £9,250*
International Year 1 (2017/18): £12,000 or £13,400**
Year 2 (2018/19): £12,300 or £13,800**
Year 3 (2019/20): £12,700 or £14,200**
Islands (Channel Islands and Isle of Man) To be confirmed by the Island Authorities

* These fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the results of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

** The international fee rate charged will depend upon the course combination chosen.

Eligible UK and EU students can apply to the Government for a tuition loan, which is paid direct to the University. This has a low interest-rate which is charged from the time the first part of the loan is paid to the University until you have repaid it.

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Funding information

Tuition fees

Eligible students can apply to Student Finance England for a tuition fee loan to cover the full cost of tuition. The loan is paid directly to the University.

Living costs support

Eligible students can apply to Student Finance England for a loan to cover living costs. The loan is paid into your bank account in three instalments one at the start of each term. The maximum maintenance loan in 2017/18 is £11,002 if you live away from home and study at Kingston University or £7,097 if you live with your parents whilst studying.

The maintenance loan is partly income-assessed to find out how much you may be able to receive please visit the Student Finance Calculator.

Applying for loans

To apply for a tuition and/or maintenance loan, you need to create a Student Finance account and submit an online application with Student Finance England. Please see the links below if you are from another UK or EU country.

Bursaries

Find out more about the Kingston University Bursary.

Additional support

Additional support is available from Student Finance England for disabled students and students with children.

Students from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

The package of funding available to students from other parts of the UK is slightly different. Please visit the relevant authority for more information:

European Union students

Students from other EU countries who have been resident in the UK for at least five years prior to the start of the course are eligible for tuition and maintenance loans and should apply to Student Finance England.

Other EU students can apply to the Student Finance England European Team for a tuition fee loan only. You will need to make sure you have adequate funds to support your living expenses.

Additional costs

It is likely that you may incur extra costs as a student at Kingston University. It is useful for you to be aware of the types of things you may have to pay for. Find out more

If you would like to view the fees for undergraduate courses from previous years, you can download the relevant fees document to find out more.

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