Money worries can be a real distraction when you’re trying to study, so it's a good idea to plan and manage your finances well.
Here you will find basic advice on budgeting and generally looking after your money. Start by looking at our course fees.
In addition to your course fees, you will need at least £9,600 per year (£800 per month) to cover the cost of food, accommodation, transport and other basic expenses such as books and other equipment.
Most courses will have core recommended texts available to borrow from the University libraries, but you may want to buy your own textbooks.
The International Student Calculator will help you plan and manage your money while you study in the UK and if at any stage, now or in the future, you need additional information and advice, our student services and international team are always on hand and ready to help.
UNIAID also provides an online guide to your finances, including a budget calculator.
You will have a lot to think about once you are in the UK – it is a very exciting time.
But everyday life may be very different from your home country, so here is some practical financial advice you should keep in mind while you are a student at MMU.
If you find yourself in any financial difficulty, speak to the Immigration and Welfare Team for confidential advice.
There are scholarships available that can help you reduce your living, travel and/or study expenses.
Remember that scholarships are awarded a year in advance, so start your research at least 18-months before you plan to start your course.
Insure your personal property against loss or theft as soon as you get here. The cost will be £35–100 for £2,000 of cover, depending on where you live.
Watch out for cover exclusions, particularly if you're sharing a flat or house. If in doubt, ask the International Office for advice.
To give you an idea of how much your home country currency is worth in GBP, try this quick currency converter
You will find other helpful advice and information about money matters elsewhere on this site: