Why Study Here?

  • Our teaching is led by inspirational academics who are at the cutting edge of research and will provide you with an education that is innovative, relevant and in tune with the world of work.
  • According to the latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, 93% of our graduates progress on to work or further study within six months of leaving the university.
  • We have a proud history of achievement and a long-established international reputation as a research-engaged and innovative institution. Liquid crystal technology and the bone density scanner are two of many research breakthroughs.
  • The place to be: Rough Guides recently voted Hull one of the 10 best cities to visit worldwide, and, as UK City of Culture 2017, Hull is distinguished nationally and internationally as a place of significance now and in the future.
  • Hull has all the ingredients of a great student destination. The waterfront city combines great shopping with plenty of places to eat and drink and an abundance of leisure and entertainment venues. Hull is also home to football team Hull City and two top-flight rugby league teams.
  • The average consumer prices in Hull are more than 40% lower than those in London and significantly lower than in comparable university cities.

What Do International Students Study?

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.

Fees and Funding

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

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to international students. To find out if you are eligible to apply for these please visit our website.

Pre-Arrival and Welcome

  • 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.

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.
  • From 2016 onwards, students will also be able to take their place in a vibrant new environment for living and learning at the heart of our campus, offering deluxe rooms and great facilities for over 500 people.
  • 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.

Organisations for International Students

  • Go Connect is a free membership network open to both UK and international students studying at the University of Hull. Go Connect provides a great opportunity for students to meet new people from around the world and take part in a variety of free events and trips as well as employability workshops.
  • The International Student Association (ISA) organises many activities for international students.

There are also over 20 international based societies, such as:

  • Thai Society
  • Bruneian Society
  • Romanian Society
  • Lithuanian Society
  • Greek Society
  • Asian Society

Overseas Campus

  • The University of Hull does not have an overseas campus, however, we do teach some of our courses abroad.
  • For example, the Hull MBA is taught in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bahrain and Oman.

We also have the following joint programmes between Hull University Business School and HKU Space in Hong Kong:

  • BSc Accounting,
  • BA Marketing and Management
  • MSc Accounting and Finance