Master cost in UK?

Asked by Sukhdeep Kaur over 1 year ago

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Divyakshi  Gupta

Divyakshi Gupta

Study Abroad Expert

In order to wholly understand ‘Where and How much?’ is the cost of masters in UK for Indian students, you need to first identify your expenses. To do so, let’s list out the cost of a masters degree in UK in the order of your study-abroad journey and further dive deeper into each of them.

In a snapshot, the estimated average fees for masters in UK for Indian students is between 15,000 GBP to 35,000 GBP. However, it can vary depending on the quantum of other involved expenses. Let’s check how? The cost of masters in UK for international students can be broadly divided into 4 stages:

Pre-application expenditure
Application expenses
Post-admission expenditure
Cost of living in UK


Pre-application Expenditure in UK
To begin your preparation, you will first need to take qualifying examinations to study Masters abroad. STEM courses require you to take the GMAT or GRE. While all courses abroad also require your English language proficiency score. Implying that you will spend on:

£ 215 and £ 116.95

£ 161.77 - £ 148.17

Application Expenses in UK
Once you are prepared to apply to universities in the UK with all the necessary documents, GMAT or GRE scores and your English test scores (TOEFL or IELTS), you can progress to apply to your universities.

During your application, you are required to pay a small amount as an application fee. This is the second MS in the UK cost you have to endure. This cost varies from university to university. However, the UK application cost ranges from £75 to £150, depending on the course you are applying for.

Hence the MS in UK cost in Indian rupees for different applications ranges from 7,082 INR to 14,166 INR.


Confirming your admission, you will need to pay the Masters in UK fees. The cost of a Masters degree in UK for international students is higher in comparison to the UK Master degree fees charged to locals.

The Masters fees in UK for international students also vary depending upon the university and the course you are opting for.

It is a wise decision to keep an approximate amount of money aside for your regular expenses in UK. This expense includes the expenditure of your rent, commute, entertainment, food etc.

£500 - £1,000

Food & Groceries
£180 - £100

£150- £1,200

Household Bills
£40 - £50

£40- £50

Thus, the average monthly expenses in the UK for international students can be around £910 to £2,400.


Let me know if you need any more information from my end. 


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