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Fees, expenses and insurance

Programme fees

Exchange students

Undergraduate and postgraduate students admitted to St Andrews through an exchange programme with a partner institution are not required to pay tuition fees to St Andrews.

International study abroad programme students

All undergraduate students admitted to the University through the international study abroad programme will be liable for the standard programme fee, irrespective of nationality or domicile.

The programme fees are priced in British pounds (Sterling).  Please note that accommodation costs are not included in the programme fee.

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Please check with your home institution or study abroad provider to clarify the fees you should pay directly to St Andrews, if any.

Postgraduate study abroad students

Study abroad students admitted to taught postgraduate programmes for one semester will be liable for the appropriate pro rata home or overseas fee of the relevant taught postgraduate programme.

Accommodation costs

The University offers a range of accommodation types and packages. Prices and details are available on the student accommodation services' web pages.

Other expenses

There are a number of expenses that are not covered by programme (tuition) fees and all students will be liable for these as appropriate. Such expenses may include field trip costs, music centre and sports centre memberships, and photocopying costs.

Please also check our rough guide to living in St Andrews which will give you some further guidance on the cost of living here.

General enquiries

Exchanges & Study Abroad

Outbound St Andrews Students


Tel:  +44 (0)1334 462245
Fax: +44 (0)1334 463330

Collaborations & Study Abroad
University of St Andrews
St Katharine's West
16 The Scores
St Andrews
Fife, KY16 9AX
Scotland, UK

CSA student consultation hours and appointments: 2-4pm, Monday - Friday during term time

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Outbound Study & Work Abroad Pre-Departure Guide 2016-2017 (PDF, 2,290 KB)

Study and Work Abroad Coordinators

Supplemental Data Code (PDF, 408 KB)


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