Expenses

Estimated expenses in Cyprus and the United Kingdom

Estimated expenses in Cyprus and the United Kingdom

For those students that are studying at Public Universities in Cyprus, their living and other expenses are calculated for ten (10) months. and not twelve (12) as is the rent of their flat. The rent for their accommodation is calculated for 12 months as the majority of landlords only rent their premises with twelve (12) month contracts.

Cyprus Government Student Grants are available when the family income does not exceed the gross amount of 59,000 Euro.  The Grants are payable to the parents of the students’ following certain government criteria. These grants range between 1,450 Euro to 2,500 Euro depending on each family’s financial situation.

Families with three (3) or more children, maybe entitled to more but are assessed on a case by case basis.

Studying at Cyprus Public Universities away from the city of the student’s residence

  • No tuition fees – degrees are four (4) years
  • €300 X 12 months: Accommodation (September – September) (excluding bills, internet common use etc.)
  • €400 X 10 months: Living Expenses (include telephone, transport, bills, internet etc.)
  • €300 X 10 months: Other expenses (petrol, outgoing expenses and other similar when the student returns home at weekends)

Total average costs

  • €3,600: Accommodation
  • €4,000: Living Expenses
  • €3,000: Other Expenses

Other Extra Expenses                                

  • Buying a car, car insurance

Total cost for each year of studying €11,600

Total for four (4) years €46,600

Studying at Cyprus Private Universities away from the city of the student’s residence

  • €8,000 per year Tuition fees – degrees are four (4) years
  • €300 X 12 months: Accommodation (September – September) (excluding bills, internet common use etc.)
  • €400 X 10 months: Living Expenses (include telephone, transport, bills, internet etc.)
  • €300 X 10 months: Other expenses (petrol, going out and other similar when the student returns home at weekends)

Total average costs

  • €8,000: Tuition fees
  • €3,600: Accommodation
  • €4,000: Living Expenses
  • €3,000: Other Expenses

Other Extra Expenses                                

  • Buying a car, car insurance

Total cost for each year of studying €18,600

Total for four (4) years €74,400

United Kingdom

Living expenses vary depending in which area in the UK the student decides to study. The further north you go the cheaper the cost of living, depending of course on the specific area.

All major cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol together with the South East in areas such as Surrey and Kent are usually more expensive. London being the capital is generally the most expensive place to live and study. Studying in tourist locations such as Brighton, can also be significantly more expensive too. The actual cost of personal expenses will also vary depending on the financial situation of every student and depends on the kind of life style the student wishes to live.

 Studying in Scotland

  • No tuition fees as these are paid by SAAS (Student Awards Agency for Scotland) – degrees are usually for four (4) years
  • €600-€700 X 10 months: Accommodation (September – June) (includes all bills, internet etc.)
  • €600-€800 X 10 months: Living Expenses
  • €400 X 3: Flight tickets

Total average costs

  • €6,500: Accommodation
  • €7,000: Living Expenses
  • €1,200: Air tickets

Total cost for each year of studying €14,700

Total for four (4) years €58,800

Studying in England, Wales or Northern Ireland

  • No tuition fees to pay upfront as these can be paid by Student Loan Company – degrees are three (3) years
  • €500-€650 X 10 months: Accommodation (September – June)
  • €500-€650 X 10 months: Living Expenses
  • €350 X 3 : Air flight tickets
  • €6,000 : Accommodation
  • €6,000 : Living Expenses
  • €1,050 : Air tickets

Total cost for each year of studying €13,050

Total for three (3) years 39,150

All figures above are approximate estimations for guidance purposes.