Your expenses will vary depending on your lifestyle and the type of accommodation you choose, but the cost of living in the Birmingham area is generally lower than many other parts of the UK. Birmingham has been ranked at the seventh most cost-effective student city, out of 27 cites in the UK. The survey took into account the cost of rent, going out, food shopping and more. (Royal Bank of Scotland, 2007. Student Finance Survey).
As a guide, we recommend international students allow approximately £600 per month to cover accommodation on-campus, food, books, clothes, local travel and spending money. This amount is based on the living costs for a single person living on campus