Student Finance

University Centre Askham Bryan will be as supportive as it can be to help you manage your finances in relation to your studies and associated subsistence costs.

Askham Bryan College will be as supportive as possible to help you manage your finances in relation to your studies and associated subsistence costs.

There are costs associated with studying and you will be advised of these during the application process and again prior to enrolment. The fees you will be charged will relate to government guidance on funding. You can find out more by viewing our fees information and programme specific costs below.

Students should feel confident that the College will provide open and transparent advice and guidance regarding scholarships, bursaries and hardship funds that you may be eligible to apply for. If in doubt please ASK!

For more detailed information please contact Student Support Services by calling 01904 772358 or by email he@askham-bryan.ac.uk

 

Tuition Fees

Full – time Tuition Fees for new entrants.

Tuition Fee Status Type of Course New entrants

2021/22

UK/EU, Isle of Man and Channel Isles Students BSc Honours Degree/ BSc Ordinary Degree/ BSc Top up/ Foundation Degree/ Extended Foundation Degree/ Higher National Diploma 9,000
Non-EU Overseas Students Honours Degree/ Ordinary Degree/ Foundation Degree/ Extended Foundation Degree/ Higher National Diploma 14,000

 

Full-Time Tuition Fees for continuing students.

Tuition Fee Status Type of Course New entrants

2017/18

New entrants

2018/19

New entrants

2019/20

New entrants

2020/21

UK/EU/Isle of Man/and Channel Isles Students Honours Degree/ Ordinary Degree/ Foundation Degree/ Extended Foundation Degree £8,000 £8,500 £9,000 9,000
Non-EU Overseas Students Honours Degree/ Ordinary Degree/ Foundation Degree/Extended Foundation Degree £9,500 £14,000 £14,000 14,000

 

Part-time Tuition Fees for new entrants in the academic year 2021/22, and continuing students entrants

Tuition Fee Status Type of Course New Entrants

2017/18

New entrants

2018/19

New Entrants

2019/20

New Entrants

2020/21

New Entrants

2021/22

UK/EU/Isle of Man/and Channel Isles Students Foundation Degree (4 year)/BSc Top Up (2 Year) £4,000 £4,250 £4,500 £4,500 £4,500
UK/EU/Isle of Man/and Channel Isles Students MSc (2 Year) N/A N/A £4,000 £4,000 £4,000
Non-EU Overseas Students Honours Degree/ Ordinary Degree /Foundation Degree/ Extended Foundation Degree £6250 £7000 £7000 £7000 £7000

 

Individual Module Fees

Students studying by individual modules will be charged £1,000 per module.

Students restudying a module as part of their main programme or undertaking a partial year repeat, will be charged at £600 per module.

Financial Liability for Students who withdraw from their studies

Depending on when you withdraw from your studies, there may be implications of the cost of your tuition fees and the loan you are entitled to. It is recommended you should check your liability with your relevant Student Finance provider to confirm how much you will owe prior to withdrawing.

Financial Liability for students who postpone their studies

There may be financial implications in relation to postponing your studies that you need to be aware of. You should speak with the College Student Finance and Welfare Officer for guidance and contact your relevant Student Finance provider to check your financial liability prior to postponing your studies.

Financial Assistance

Students studying a Higher Education programme may have two main costs – tuition fees and living costs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Loans and Grants

Financial help is available in the form of Student Loans and Grants (from the Government), bursaries and scholarships. The amount you will be eligible for depends on your individual circumstances. The Gov.uk website provides guidance on eligibility for fees loans, maintenance loans and grants and any additional funding routes available to support study. Students that have identified support needs can also access information around the DSA application, details of assessment and allocation of funds processes. This can be found on the Gov.uk website. There is a means tested application process via the College’s Access Agreement for bursaries. Details of what is available can be found in the College’s Access Agreement which is available on the OFS website. .

Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)

You can apply for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) to cover some of the extra costs you may have due to a mental health issue, long term illness or any other disability. You will need to provide evidence of your condition such as a letter from your doctor or a specialist to support your application. You can apply at any time before or during your course, and how much you get does not depend on your income.

DSA can provide the following help to students, specialist equipment allowance, helpers allowance, general students’ allowance and travel allowance.

  • You can get the DSA on top of your other student finance.
  • You won’t have to pay it back.
  • How much you get depends on your individual needs and not your household income.

If you have applied for a course at one of our centres and would like any further information or help applying for DSA, contact the Learning Support Office on 01904 772339 or alternatively there is an information guide on the DirectGov website.

Parents’ Learning Allowance

https://www.gov.uk/parents-learning-allowance

You may be eligible for help with your learning costs if you’re a full-time student with children. This is called Parents’ Learning Allowance.

How much you get depends on your household income.

The allowance:

  • does not have to be paid back
  • is paid on top of your other student finance
  • will not affect your benefits or tax credit

Adult Dependants’ Grant

https://www.gov.uk/adult-dependants-grant

If you’re a full-time student in higher education and an adult depends on you financially, you can apply for an adults Dependants’ Grant of up to:

  • £3,190 for the 2021 to 2022 academic year
  • £3,094 for the 2020 to 2021 academic year

The grant:

  • does not have to be paid back
  • is paid on top of your other student finance

Childcare Grant

You may be eligible for help with childcare costs if you:

Are a full-time higher education student and have children under 15, or under 17 if they have special educational needs.

  • You can get the childcare grant on top of your other student finance
  • You won’t have to pay it back

Discretionary Awards for 2021/22 entrants

Applications for the different bursaries (listed below) will be considered by the college’s Access Funds Decision Panel and will be open to all students studying both on full-time and part-time Higher Education programmes at any of the College’s centres.

HE Bursaries

You may be eligible to apply for the following:

Bursary up to £500

A contribution to support any associated costs of studying an Askham Bryan College Higher Education Study Programme.

Specialist Equipment up to £500

A contribution to support the purchase of specialist equipment and resources related to your Higher Education studies.

Broadening Horizons up to £500

A contribution to the cost of travel relating to accessing specialist work placements, costs of trips and study tours to support learning, or attending conferences and other learning opportunities.

 

Programme Specific Costs

Agriculture

Item Approximate cost
Lab coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Wellingtons £10
Scientific calculator (module dependant) £5 – £15
Steel toe cap boots £10 – £50
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Animal Management

Item Approximate cost
Lab Coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Wellingtons (module dependant) £10
Scientific calculator (module dependant) £5 – £20
Steel toe cap boots £10 – £50
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Canine and Feline Management

Item Approximate cost
Lab Coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Scientific calculator (module dependant) £5 – £20
Steel toe cap boots £10 – £50
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Wildlife and Conservation

Item Approximate cost
Lab Coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Wellingtons (module dependant) £10
Scientific calculator (module dependant) £5 – £20
Suitable walking boots £30- £70
Protective gloves £7- £20
Suitable long-sleeved top £10- £20
Warm waterproof coat £30- £100
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Zoo and Wildlife

Item Approximate cost
Lab Coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Wellingtons (module dependant) £10
Scientific calculator (module dependant) £5 – £20
Steel toe cap boots £10 – £50
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Arboriculture

Item Approximate cost
Lab coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Wellingtons (module dependant) £10
Suitable walking boots £30- £70
Warm waterproof coat £30- £100
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Equine

Item Approximate cost
Riding hat standard £40 – £100
Body protector £80 – £100
Protective riding gloves £7 – £20
Hair net £1
Breaches £25 – £40
Whips £5 – £15
Suitable long sleeved top (no hoodies) £10 – £20
Warm waterproof coat £30 – £100
Yard boots £30 – £50
Lab coat £10 – £20
Lab safety glasses £10
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Horticulture

Item Approximate cost
Lab coat £10 – £20
Lab Safety glasses £10
Wellingtons (module dependant) £10
Work trousers £10 -£20
Gardening gloves (optional) £3 – £10
Secateurs (optional) £10
Safety boots £15 – £30
Overalls £15 – £30
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Sport

Item Approximate cost
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)

Veterinary Nursing

Item Approximate cost
Optional course trips £20 – £2000 (dependant on trip)
Lab Coat £10-£20
Stethoscope £10-£80
Fob Watch £10
Nursing Tunic or Scrub Top £10-£20
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Please note: The Veterinary Nursing Course consists of a voluntary placement year of which any associated costs will not be covered by the college and will need to be subsidised. Students will receive a reduced maintenance loan from the relevant Student Finance provider whilst on placement. You will therefore need to be able to support yourself financially through the placement year.

Individual Module Fees

Students studying by individual modules will be charged £1,000 per module.

Students restudying a module as part of their main programme or undertaking a partial year repeat, will be charged at £600 per module.

Graduation Costs

Cap and Gown hire is booked through a company called Ede and Ravenscroft and can cost between £40-50.

There is also the additional option of professional photographs which can vary in cost depending on the package you choose.

Charges for Duplicate Certificates and Transcripts

Harper Adams University Replacement Certificate £60
Replacement final transcript £60
Confirmation of award* £25
Certified copy of transcript* £30
Royal Agricultural University Replacement Certificate £20
Duplicate transcripts £15
Leeds Trinity University Replacement Award Certificate £35
Replacement Academic transcript £20

* Provided on University standard letter headed paper.

Miscellaneous

  • There is a £600 fee for the restudy of modules following the decision of Exam Board (this includes trailing of modules or partial year restudy).
  • Library fines are 10p per book per day or 1 week loan books are 50p per book per day.

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