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How much does it cost to study in the UK?

The table below should provide you an overview of the costs that will incur under different overheads during the course of your application process for studying in the UK.




IELTS/PTE Preparation

NRs 7910

Only for students who would like to join our Intensive test preparation and this is free for our in-process students.

English proficiency test fee

Academic IELTS: 21500 NPR or PTE Academic- 170 USD

Recommended if you are applying for Bachelor Master level


PTE Academic UKVI- 180 USD or IELTS UKVI - 24500 NPR

Recommended if you wish to apply for Foundation or Pathway program

No Objection letter

2000 NPR

Payable at the Ministry of Education

Tuition fees

Approx. 10000 GBP for Bachelor
Approx. 12000 GBP for Master

Student have the option of initially paying the CAS deposit of around 3000-4000 GBP and later paying the rest of the amount for the first year upon visa.

Tuberculosis Test


Payable to IOM for TB test

IHS Surcharge             

400 GBP/year

Payable at the time of completing the online visa application form at a bank

Visa Application fees

348 GBP

Payable at the time of submission of the visa application at VFS Nepal

Plane fare

70-80K NPR

The fare mentioned here is estimated based on COVID -19 situation and may vary from carrier to carrier.

Initial Settlement Expenses

1500 USD

This amount will be required for getting settled upon arrival in the UK

Living cost

ca. 5000-6000 GBP

This is the living expenses for the first six months and it is highly recommended that you carry the living expenses for the first six months of your studies in the UK.

Notes for Dependent Applications

If you are applying along with dependent, it is important that you take in account the following additional expenses as well:

  • IHS Surcharge: same as applicant
  • Visa Application fees: same as applicant
  • Initial settlement expenses: more or less same as applicant
  • Living cost for the dependents: 7605 GBP (Inside London) or 6120 GBP (outside London)/year

Budgeting Notes

A student applying for studying in the UK should plan very careful when it comes to the expenses that may incur for his/her studies. Given the current situation due to COVID-19, it is highly recommended that students carry the living expenses for the first six months instead of fully relying on part time jobs to cover the study and living expenses. A student applying for Master degree should estimate a budget of in between 18-22 lakhs of initially whereas student applying for pathway program or Bachelor degree must estimate an initial budget of at least 22 lakhs.

Students applying for Bachelor degree may be explained lower cost and asked to pay 50% of the tuition fees by some professionals to make the cost seem low. It is responsibility of the student to be careful and take a detailed account of all the expenses in account before applying for studying abroad. As a student, if you are planning to study abroad, it is essential that you plan your budget based on the available resources to you rather than just taking steps by seeing what others are doing.

Why Choose Edupark Asia
for studying in the UK?

  • Huge number of universities all across the UK to choose from
  • Wide range of courses to choose from
  • Excellent assistance in course selection
  • Need based Consultation to help you manage your financials
  • Individual care and guidance on a personal level
  • Consultants with years of experience to help you throughout your journey
  • Very High level of clients’ satisfaction and privacy at the heart of what we do