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International Foundation Programmme Dates and Fees

International Foundation Programme Dates 2017/18

September start

Course Start Date End Date
Induction Week 18 September 2017 22 September 2017
Semester 1 25 September 2017 15 December 2017
Semester 2 8 January 2018 29 March 2018
Revision & Exam Period 23 April 2018 8 June 2018

January start

Course Start Date End Date
Induction 4 January 2018 5 January 2018
Semester 1 8 January 2018 29 March 2018
Semester 2 16 April 2018 29 June 2018
Revision & Exam Period 2 July 2018 13 July 2018

Tuition Fees for 2016/17

International Foundation Programme in Social Science and Humanities - £15,950

Please note the same tuition fee applies for both September and January starts.

Once you have accepted the offer and met any conditions you will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards your tuition fee in order to secure your place at Queen Mary, University of London.  The payment of this deposit will assist you in applying for immigration permission under Tier 4 of the UKBA (UK Border Agency) Points Based System.  If your fees will be paid by a government sponsor, we do not require you to submit a deposit. We do, however, require a formal letter from your sponsor confirming the arrangement.

For further details regarding deposits please go to the International Office website.

Full details of fees policies, including arrangements for refunds, are available here.  

What's included in the fees?

Tuition, exams, and core teaching materials are all included in your fees.  Access to study resources on campus (including the QMUL library and campus wifi) and to university welfare services are also included.

Are there any additional costs?

Some lecturers may recommend that students buy set textbooks, but the Queen Mary library maintains multiple copies of all recommended texts

General printing/photocopying costs - printing facilities are widely available on-campus, and typically charged at 4p per A4 black-and-white page

Students need to pay their own transport costs when travelling to educational trips.  Compulsory educational trips are free, but may contain non-compulsory elements (such as a special exhibition) which students must pay for if they wish to participate.
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