Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • The International Office provides a free transport service for all new international students who choose to arrive during our preferred arrivals period.
  • The International Welcome programmes in January and September each year include vital talks, tours, and social activities which allow students to make new friends, learn about the University and discover the local area.
  • We also help students to prepare for their arrival and first few weeks at the university by running a Facebook group specifically for applicants and offering phone calls with current students in the lead-up to the new academic year.

English Language Requirements

  • GCSE English language: grade C or above.
  • IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill.
  • PTE Academic: 54 overall, with 51 in all four skills.
  • CAE: Pass (C1).
  • Note that the English language requirement is higher for some programmes.
  • We offer pre-sessional English programmes for students who need to improve their level of English prior to starting a degree course with us.

Accommodation for International Students

  • The University of Hull boasts a selection of accommodation choices both on and within walking distance of campus.
  • Accommodation at the university can be either catered or self-catered, depending on the choice of the student, and all rooms come with wi-fi internet access.
  • All new full-time students who apply for accommodation by 1 September are guaranteed a place in university-owned, managed or directed accommodation.
  • All of our accommodation allows students to meet peers from a range of countries and experience the rich cultural mix that can be found across our campus.
  • Accommodation is available for the full year or for a set number of weeks.
  • Please visit our website for more details and for up-to-date accommodation costs.

Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £12,500 £12,500
Mixed £12,500–15,000 £12,500–15,000
Laboratory £15,000 £15,000
Clinical £28,000 £20,100
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?