Fees and costs

Find out how much fees are if you're studying abroad at Sussex for a summer, semester or year and when you need to pay.

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Our fees

You can see our fees and living costs for studying here for a summer, semester or year below.

Fees table
  Undergraduate Summer School Physics Undergraduate Summer School
Tuition fees

£1,655 per session

£2,206 per session

Accommodation and campus programme fee

£765 per session

£1,020 per session

Lab fees

*

£240 per session

Total cost £2,420 per session £3,466 per session

*Please note there is a £120 lab fee for students on the Introduction to Electronics and Robotics Engineering programme. The total cost for this module will be £2,540 per session.

What do the fees include?

Undergraduate Summer School

  • Tuition fees of £1,655 per session
    • Modules formally approved for 15 Sussex credits, equivalent to 7.5 ECTS or 3 – 4 US credits
    • A minimum of 150 study hours, with a minimum of 40 hours class/teaching contact hours
    • A transcript of studies upon successful completion of the module (including meeting all attendance and assessment requirements).
    • All teaching and assessment for one module of study.
  • Accommodation fees of £765 per session
    • Your own bedroom in on-campus East Slope student village. These are a mixture of en-suite flats and standard flats with shared facilities
    • Programme of free campus social events and activities throughout each session. Excursions and social programme trips will be provided on Fridays and weekends.
  • Additional fees

    Some of our modules have field trips included as part of the delivery. The cost of this is included in the tuition fees, however, you may be asked to pay travel costs. Any additional costs will be outlined at the start of your course.

    See our module pages for further information.

    Additional leisure or social, campus activities beyond the Programme events may incur an additional cost. These are optional and will be advertised nearer to the start of the Summer School.

Physics Summer School

 

  • Tuition fees of £2,206 per session
    • All teaching and assessment for one module of study
    • A minimum of 150 study hours, with a minimum of 82 class/teaching contact hours
    • Modules formally approved for 15 Sussex credits; equivalent to 7.5 ECTS or 3–4 US credits
    • A transcript of studies upon successful completion of the module (includes meeting all attendance and assessment requirements).
  • Accommodation fees of £1,020 per session
    • Your own bedroom in on-campus East Slope student village. These are a mixture of en-suite flats and standard flats with shared facilities
    • Programme of free campus social events and activities throughout each session. Excursions and social programme trips will be provided on Fridays and weekends.
  • Lab fees of £240 per session include
    • All laboratory sessions and full use of Sussex laboratory equipment
    • Customised textbook that covers all material in our physics modules
  • Additional costs
    • Any additional costs will be outlined in your offer letter. See our module pages for further information.

    • Additional leisure or social, campus activities beyond the Programme events may incur an additional cost. These are optional and will be advertised nearer to the start of the Summer School.

When do I pay the fees?

If you’re offered a place at our Summer School, you will be asked to pay the tuition fee for one session. You are asked to pay this within four weeks of the offer to secure your place. Any remaining fees are paid at registration before 6 June 2022.

Any remaining fees will include: 

  • outstanding tuition fees – for example, if you are studying the Physics Undergraduate Summer School or if you are taking two sessions
  • accommodation and campus programme fee 

See our Refund Policy for more details on when you’re entitled to apply for a refund.

Applicants from partner universities or via intermediaries

If you are applying from a partner institution or via an agency, you may be asked to pay your fees or a portion of your fees to them instead of Sussex.

If you’re not sure who to pay your fees to check with the study abroad office at your home institution or contact the Summer Programmes team at summer@sussex.ac.uk.

Note: If you are a Summer School student applying from one of our partner institutions, you will be entitled to a reduction in tuition fees. Please contact summer@sussex.ac.uk for more information.

Exchange students

If you are an exchange student, you do not usually pay tuition fees to study on the Summer School.

Email summer@sussex.ac.uk for more information.

Living costs and budgeting

See living costs as a Sussex student.

Use the international student calculator to work out how much you need to study and live in the UK and take in account exchange rate changes.

Fees table - 2022/23
  Tuition fees
Autumn term

£9,250

Spring term

£9,250

Full year

£18,500

Fees table - 2023/24
  Tuition fees
Autumn term

£9,500

Spring term

£9,500

Full year

£18,975

What do the fees include?

The fees listed include registration, tuition and exams

They do not include accommodation costs, extra-curricular language tuition, use of the sports facilities, club and society memberships, photocopying and printing.

See our accommodation pages for further information.

Some modules include a compulsory requirement for you to take part in a field trip (e.g. art history). You must pay the whole cost of the field trip if this is the case.

When do I pay the fees?

You normally pay fees in full when you register. If you are studying at Sussex for the full academic year, you can pay your fees in instalments.

All fees are liable to review and change without notice. Email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk for more information

Applicants from partner universities or via intermediaries

If you are applying from a partner institution or via an agency, you may be asked to pay your fees or a portion of your fees to them instead of Sussex.

If you’re not sure who to pay your fees to check with the study abroad office at your home institution or contact the Sussex Abroad team at sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.

If you are an exchange student, you do not usually pay tuition fees to study term-time modules. However, you are liable to pay for special programmes.

Email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk for more information.

Living costs and budgeting

See living costs as a Sussex student.

Use the international student calculator to work out how much you need to study and live in the UK and take in account exchange rate changes.

Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a summer and have questions, email summer@sussex.ac.uk.

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.


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