We understand that studying abroad is an investment but London isn't as expensive as you think. Most London universities offer student scholarships and there are lots of student discounts to help you save money.

How Much Does it Cost to Study in London?

Tuition Fees in London

The cost of tuition fees vary from university to university, and also from course to course. Use the course search to find courses your are interested in. Each listing will provide an overview of the yearly tuition fees. 

Cost of Living

Studying in London is a life changing experience that is worth investing in. The networking opportunities, the culture and the international perspective that you will experience make it worth the investment for students. 

In order to apply for the Tier 4 Student visa, students will need to show that they have £1,265 for each month of their course, up to a maximum of nine months. This means that if you will be studying in London for a course lasting nine months or more, the maximum amount that you will need is £11,385. Read more about the cost of living in London as a student

The cost of student accommodation can vary greatly depending on the type of accommodation you choose and the location. Read more about student accommodation in London

The government estimates that, in addition to your accommodation costs, you will need approximately £104 per week for living costs, but this will vary depending on how much you socialise.

Calculate your costs using the student budget calculator.


Universities in London offer a range of scholarships which are available to Indian students. There are different types of scholarships, such as full scholarships, part scholarships, country-specific scholarships or course-specific scholarships.

Most scholarships are awarded based on academic merit although other aspects, such as work experience, career motivations, extra curricula activities, and the need for financial aid, may also be taken into consideration. Read the eligibility criteria carefully before you submit a scholarship applications.

In most cases, you will need to apply to an academic course at a university before you can apply for a scholarship. Please check each university website for the scholarships they offer and how to apply.

In addition to university scholarships, you can contact the British Council India for details of any additional funding opportunities for studying in London.

Student Discounts

Many shops, restaurants and leisure activities offer student discounts if you have an NUS extra card. Offers include discounts on food and drink, mobiles, computers, books and music.

With a Transport for London 18+ Student Oyster photocard you can save 30% on tickets for the Tube, buses and trams.