Back to Top

All Living and Education Cost and Expenses to Study Abroad in United Kingdom

 
The best degree around the globe you will get is from United Kingdom’s universities which provide not only transcript but also a guaranteed bright career. If you are thinking about studying abroad, best and most wanted place will be Study in UK for students. Study Abroad in UK for Pakistani Students is considered perfect because of its outstanding study mechanism, a numerous opportunities for every class of people, flexible and relaxing fee structure, professional educational environment in UK’s top universities and colleges, advance research techniques and lots more. Along with excellent educational history it has stable economy, colorful life, and rich cultural heritage. So it will be fun and more interesting to be there for making your career.
 
·         SEE ALSO: How to get UK Study Visa
 

Visa and Ticket Cost:
 
Before you get to cost of visa and ticket to United Kingdom, make sure you know how to apply for UK student visa and what documents will be required. For that here see How to Apply for UK Study Visa. Even before you apply for Visa, you must have gotten admission in a university of United Kingdom. Here see How to Apply for UK universities.
 
After completing all requirements for UK visa, you will have to pay a price for this visa. If you don’t know about UK visa requirements, here see Documents Required to Study in UK. UK study visa will a Pakistani student about 53,000 Pakistani Rupees. If you are going to stay in UK for more than 6 months, you will also have to buy Health Insurance in advance which will cost approximately £150 per year that equivalent to about 20,000 PKR.
 

Rents and Transportation:
 
 Expense
At Least Monthly Cost
At Most Monthly Cost
Rent
£380 approx. (50,000 PKR)
£750 approx. (100,000 PKR)
Gas and Electricity
£50 approx. (6,500 PKR)
£80 approx. (10,500 PKR)
Internet
£20 approx. (2,600 PKR)
£60 approx. (7,800 PKR)
Mobile phone
£10 approx. (13,000 PKR)
£50 approx. (6,500 PKR)
Laundry/toiletries
£10 approx. (13,000 PKR)
£40 approx. (5,200 PKR)
Stationary and Books
£25 approx. (3,200 PKR)
£50 approx. (6,500 PKR)
Total per month
£635 approx. (83,000 PKR)
£1,280 approx. (168,000 PKR)
Bus Fares
£1.60 (210 PKR) per journey, £45 (5,900 PKR) monthly travel card
 
 
·         SEE ALSO: UK Top College and Universities
 

Food and Groceries:
 
Cost of food and groceries usually depends on your taste and diet. Some don’t eat much and some require heavy calories. It is an important factor if you eat out or cook at home. Eating can be more expensive than cooking home. If you want food of according to your own cultural taste then cooking at home is recommended. Here I am sharing price of almost every eatable in United Kingdom that is courtesy of University of Edinburgh.
 
Fast Food:
 
Sandwich
£2.50 - £4.00
Coffee
£1.75 - £3.00
Soft drink
£1.00 - £2.50
Kebab/wrap
£3.00 - £5.00
Curry meal
 £3.50 - £4.50
Fish & chips
£3.50 - £5.00
Burger & chips
£2.75 - £4.00
Pizza (1 portion)
 £2.75 - £4.00
 
 
Restaurants
 
Restaurant Lunch
£7.00 - £10.00
Restaurant Dinner
 £12.00 - £20.00
Drinks
 £2.50 - £5.00
 
 
Groceries
 
Red apples 1kg
£2.00
Bananas 1kg
£0.68
Orange for 1
£0.50
Lemon for 1
£0.30
White grapes 1kg
£4.00
Carrots 1kg
£0.60
Tomatoes 1kg
£1.60
Cucumber for 1
£0.42
Salad 100-200g
£1.00
Basmati rice 1kg
£1.79
Pasta (shaped) 1kg
£0.99
Noodles 100g
£0.20
Naan bread
£0.95
Breakfast cereal 1kg
£2.60
Biscuits 250-500g
£0.40
Pepsi cola 2 litres
£1.98
Tea 125-150g
£1.00
Mineral water 2 litres
£0.17
Orange juice 1 litre
£1.00
Milk (whole) 4 pints
£1.00
Eggs 6 large
£0.89
Chicken (whole) 1 Kg
£4.00
Lamb chops x 6
£4.00
Beef steak 500g
£3.53
 

Educational Expenses:
 
In educational expenses, you will have to cover your admission fee and after that semester or year fee. Admission fee is a time thing that you pay only when getting admission with the fees of first year. Usually, the tuition fee is paid for whole coming year. One year covers about two semesters. Depending on the program you applied for, you will pay fee at the start of each academic year. Following I have mentioned the approximate average tuition fee that you will have to pay in United Kingdom. Exact fee depends on the place in United Kingdom you go to, the university and the program you got admission in. Your tuition fee may be less than what is mentioned and may even be higher.
 
Program
Tuition Fee
Undergraduate
$14,000 - $15,000 per year
Postgraduate
$14,000 - $22,000 per year
 
 
 

Scholarships in United Kingdom:

 
If you find it difficult to afford your educational expenses in United Kingdom then you should apply for scholarships. You are only eligible to apply for scholarship if you already have got admission in a university of that country that is recognized the country’s officials. Following are different types of schemes that offer scholarships and grants to the students who need financial assistance in their education. You should Google and apply for them. Each scheme has its own merit and eligibility criteria that you must fulfill. You may even have to take part in a test and internview.
 
Government of UK Awards

·         British Chevening Scholarships

·         Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

·         Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at UK Universities

 
Non-governmental UK Awards
 

·         Euraxess UK

·         CastleSmart Scholarship

·         Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships

 
University-specific UK Awards
 

·         Bristol University International Scholarships

·         University of Birmingham International Postgraduate Scholarships

·         Cardiff University Elite International Scholarships

·         Clarendon Scholarships at University of Oxford

·         University of Edinburgh Global Scholarships

·         Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

·         University of Nottingham International Scholarships

·         Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University

·         Swansea University Undergraduate Scholarships

·         University of West London International Ambassador Scholarships

·         University of Westminster Scholarships 

 


 
Go to our News and Events for more Latest Informative and Interesting Articles
 
Want to Study Abroad? Still Confused? Here is Complete Information on every country and their Study Abroad Guide
 

 

  • Text
  • Image
  • Video
X

FREE STUDY ABROAD

Free study abroad expert advice

X

Sign in

to continue to StudyAbroad.pk

X

Forgot Password

to continue to StudyAbroad.pk

X

Register Type

Please Provide following information to Register

  • Student
  • College/University
  • Consultant
X

Ask a qusetion from a expert

Please Provide maximum information so that the best advice can be given