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Tuition fees

The fees for each academic year are listed below. All prices are in pounds sterling (GBP).

International Study Centre coursesSubject routeTuition fees
International Year One (IY1) - 3 termAccounting and Finance£14,500

Business Management£14,500

Marketing and Advertising£14,500
International Study Centre coursesSubject routeTuition fees
Pre-Masters Programme - 2 termBusiness and Management£11,250
International Study Centre coursesSubject routeTuition fees
Prepare for Success 1.5 or 5 weeks
English Language Preparation6 weeks£2,100​​

10 weeks£3,500​​

16 weeks£5,600​​

Additional fees and costs

AccommodationYou can view fees on our accommodation page 
Airport transfer (one-way)^London Heathrow (LHR) - £45
 London Gatwick (LGW) - £100

London Stansted (STN) - £120
StudyCare Insurance Plus12 month cover £416 (£8.00 per week)

24 month cover £650 (£6.25 per week)  

^Prices subject to change 

Kingston University also offers a free airport pickup service for international students living in the local area, which operates from London Heathrow and London Gatwick on set dates before the start of term.

Additional Costs

There may be additional costs related to your course.  In addition to your tuition fees, it is likely that you will incur extra costs as a student at Kingston University International Study Centre (ISC). It is useful for you to be aware of the additional things you may have to pay for.

Please note this is not an exhaustive list and some additional costs will vary depending on your programme of study. All Kingston ISC students must:

  • Be in possession of a laptop computer. A good quality laptop can be purchased in the UK for between £400 and £500.
  • Purchase copies of all course textbooks. The total cost involved will vary depending upon programme of study, but it is likely that course textbooks for each programme will cost in the region of £200.
  • Budget appropriately for travel costs to and from the ISC. Students can apply for a Student Oyster Card which provides discounted travel around London. Further details can be obtained by visiting: 18+ Student Oyster photocard - Transport for London (
  • Budget for the cost of obtaining a new visa. Further details can be provided by visiting:

Confirmation payment

Once you have received an offer of a place at the International Study Centre, you are required to pay a confirmation payment. The deposit is held to cover damages and any other incidental expenses. Any monies left at the end of your course will be returned to you.

To accept the offer a confirmation payment is required comprising a non-refundable administration fee of £260 and £1,000 security deposit. Prior to enrolment (and before you apply for your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (‘CAS’)) you will also need to pay in advance tuition fees as set out in the offer letter.

No later than 28 days prior to your programme start date, and before arrival at the Centre, you will be required to pay the balance of the tuition fees along with the accommodation fees (if applicable) as set out on your individualised payment plan on your offer letter.

When are your fees due?

The balance of tuition fees can be paid:

  • After arriving at the centre, the remaining balance of your tuition fees can be paid 28 days before the start date of the second academic term, or in full in advance. For full information about fees and refunds read our Terms and Conditions.
  • For two-term (Pre-Masters) courses: in full in advance.

Making a payment

Please visit our How to Pay page to find out how to make a payment. 


International students can rest easy by having the appropriate accident and medical insurance whilst in the UK. Without insurance, students can face unexpected and expensive fees.

You can take out our own StudyCare Insurance Plus policy or alternative cover with a third party. The StudyCare Insurance Plus policy covers loss of personal possessions as well as providing health and medical insurance. It is specifically designed for international students’ needs during your studies at the International Study Centre and, if required, after progressing to your university. Insurance cover is offered for flexible terms of up to 12 and up to 24 months, allowing you to choose a policy duration that fits your needs.


From September 1st 2019, all students under the age of 18 at the start of their course will receive our guardianship service free of charge. A guardian will support you during your time in the UK until you turn 18. More information will be provided after you apply.

Kingston University ISC student Sultan

“The campus is in a very beautiful place, near Richmond Park. The whole area is very beautiful. I love the campus, particularly Kingston Hill campus. As time goes by everything becomes increasingly better. Now I'm in heaven.”

Sultan, Pakistan

International Foundation Year

Entry requirements

Check the academic and English language entry requirements when you are considering which programme is right for you.

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