Security and Intelligence

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Key facts

UCAS code:
L251
UCAS code:
L249
UCAS code:
L250
UCAS code:
L248
UCAS code:
L253
UCAS code:
L252
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Study option:
Full-time
Study option:
Full-time
Study option:
Full-time, with a foundation year
Study option:
Full-time, with a placement year
Study option:
Full-time, with a foundation year
Study option:
Full-time, with a placement year
Duration:
3 Years
Duration:
3 Years
Duration:
4 Years
Duration:
4 Years
Duration:
4 Years
Duration:
4 Years
Start date:
26 September 2022

Expert staff

Benefit from extensive knowledge and active research staff

Tailor your degree

Choose one of our pathways to align with your career aspirations

Outstanding Research Impact

87% of our research impact is recognised as “very considerable” or “outstanding" (Research Excellence Framework 2021)

Do you want to forge a career in one of the most critical sectors in the 21st Century? With our security and intelligence degrees, you will become the expert in areas of security and intelligence that span across critical sectors of diplomacy, policing, international business risk, and more.

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

Our BSc degree will take you on a practical journey, introducing you to collection, investigative and operational methods and the practical application of security and intelligence across the globe. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take on a theoretical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

As well as the three-year course, we also have a placement year route. There is also a Foundation year route for students who may not have the necessary academic profile for entry onto the three-year course or who have been out of formal education for a while and would like to enhance their skills and capabilities first.

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

If you choose to study one of our BA (Hons) degrees, you’ll continue to delve into areas of intellectual understanding of a theoretical approach to security and intelligence but begin to focus more on analysis, the creation and representation of arguments, the communication of findings, and research design. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take a more practical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

As well as the three-year course, we also have a placement year route. There is also a Foundation year route for students who may not have the necessary academic profile for entry onto the three-year course or who have been out of formal education for a while and would like to enhance their skills and capabilities first.

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

If you choose to study one of our BA (Hons) degrees, you’ll continue to delve into areas of intellectual understanding of a theoretical approach to security and intelligence but begin to focus more on analysis, the creation and representation of arguments, the communication of findings, and research design. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take a more practical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

The Foundation Year option is available for those who may not have the academic profile for direct entry onto the 3-year degree. It will develop your skills and help prepare you for further study.

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

If you choose to study one of our BA (Hons) degrees, you’ll continue to delve into areas of intellectual understanding of a theoretical approach to security and intelligence but begin to focus more on analysis, the creation and representation of arguments, the communication of findings, and research design. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take a more practical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

The BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence with a Placement Year has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain practical experience by taking a year-long placement in industry

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

Our BSc degree will take you on a practical journey, introducing you to collection, investigative and operational methods and the practical application of security and intelligence across the globe. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take on a theoretical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

The Foundation Year option is available for those who may not have the academic profile for direct entry onto the 3-year degree. It will develop your skills and help prepare you for further study.

We have a suite of Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) degrees that will develop confident, critical and digitally proficient analytical thinkers in the fields of intelligence, international security, diplomacy, policing, criminology and forensics.

Our BSc degree will take you on a practical journey, introducing you to collection, investigative and operational methods and the practical application of security and intelligence across the globe. You will have the support of a team of experts with real industry experience and knowledge in the field of security and intelligence, as well as facilities across campus that include our outstanding technical and digital facilities, and a wealth of reference and resource materials (both online and on-campus). If you would prefer to take on a theoretical approach to security and intelligence, then please have a look at our BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence degrees.

The BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence with a Placement Year has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain practical experience by taking a year-long placement in industry.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Security and Intelligence

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Security and Intelligence

Work placements

If you choose a placement year you will complete this between levels five and six of your course.

Work placements

If you choose to study the Placement Year route, you will complete a year in industry between your second and final year.

Work placements

If you choose to study this placement year route, you will complete a year in industry between your second and final year.

Course content

In your first year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your second year, you will build on the introductions in the first year; you’ll look into intelligence and strategy, cyber security, investigation and policing in a digital age.

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Contemporary Terror Movements: Classification and Response, along with an exciting range of optional modules.

 

In your first year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your second year, you will build on the introductions in the first year, learning about intelligence and strategy, human rights and global security and international society.

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Governments and Intelligence Agencies along with an exciting range of optional modules.

For your first year, you will study modules to enhance your skills and prepare you for further study, such as Theories of Criminality and Crime in Context.

In your second year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your third year, you will build on the introductions in the first year, learning about intelligence and strategy, human rights and global security and international society.

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Governments and Intelligence Agencies along with an exciting range of optional modules.

In your first year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your second year, you will build on the introductions in the first year, learning about intelligence and strategy, human rights and global security and international society.

On the Placement Year route, you will spend a year in industry for your third year. 

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Governments and Intelligence Agencies along with an exciting range of optional modules.

For your first year, you will study modules to enhance your skills and prepare you for further study, such as Theories of Criminality and Crime in Context.

In your second year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your third year, you will build on the introductions in the first year; you’ll look into intelligence and strategy, cyber security, investigation and policing in a digital age.

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Contemporary Terror Movements: Classification and Response, along with an exciting range of optional modules

In your first year, you will be introduced to the broader range of security and intelligence modules, global security issues and security technology, as well as international relations.

In your second year, you will build on the introductions in the first year; you’ll look into intelligence and strategy, cyber security, investigation and policing in a digital age.

On the Placement Year route, you will spend a year in industry in your third year. 

During your final year, you will complete a research project, our Classified: The Intelligence Report module and Contemporary Terror Movements: Classification and Response, along with an exciting range of optional modules.

Security and Intelligence

Security and Intelligence

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Modules

The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.

Year 1 compulsory modules
Year 1 compulsory modules
Information And Intelligence 20 credits
Introduction To International Relations 20 credits
Introduction To Investigation 20 credits
Introduction To Security Technologies 20 credits
Issues In Global Security 20 credits
Show 2 optional modules

Modules

The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.

Year 1 compulsory modules
Year 1 compulsory modules
Information And Intelligence 20 credits
Introduction To International Relations 20 credits
Introduction To Investigation 20 credits
Introduction To Security Technologies 20 credits
Issues In Global Security 20 credits
Show 2 optional modules

Modules

The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.

Year 1 compulsory modules
Year 1 compulsory modules
Information And Intelligence 20 credits
Introduction To International Relations 20 credits
Introduction To Investigation 20 credits
Introduction To Security Technologies 20 credits
Issues In Global Security 20 credits
Show 2 optional modules

Modules

The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.

Year 1 compulsory modules
Year 1 compulsory modules
Information And Intelligence 20 credits
Introduction To International Relations 20 credits
Introduction To Investigation 20 credits
Introduction To Security Technologies 20 credits
Issues In Global Security 20 credits
Show 2 optional modules

Modules

The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.

Year 1 compulsory modules
Year 1 compulsory modules
Information And Intelligence 20 credits
Introduction To International Relations 20 credits
Introduction To Investigation 20 credits
Introduction To Security Technologies 20 credits
Issues In Global Security 20 credits
Show 2 optional modules

Entry requirements

  • Typical UCAS offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC
  • BTEC: DMM
  • Typical UCAS offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC
  • BTEC: DMM
  • Typical UCAS Offer: 48 points
  • A levels: A, DD, EEE
  • BTEC: PPP
  • Typical UCAS offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC
  • BTEC: DMM
  • Typical UCAS Offer: 48 points
  • A levels: A, DD, EEE
  • BTEC: PPP
  • Typical UCAS offer: 112 points
  • A levels: BBC
  • BTEC: DMM

We understand that you might have experienced a challenging run up to higher education and may have not met the entry requirements as listed. If this is the case don’t worry, contact us and our team of expert advisors can guide you through the next stages of application, or help you find the perfect course for your needs.

For equivalent entry requirements in your home country, please see the information on our country pages.

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Facilities

Libraries

We have Libraries and service desks at both sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our experienced and friendly staff can answer your IT queries, help you to access resources, show you how to research for your assignments and help with referencing.

IT Labs

All businesses are run on technology these days, use our tech spaces to practice your skills. From spreadsheets to data analytics to social media control centres. We have everything you need to hit the ground running.

Careers

A degree in Security and Intelligence opens the door to a lot of opportunities, including:

  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Investigation Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Criminal Intelligence Officer
  • Threat Analyst

It also puts you in the ideal place for further study at postgraduate level.

All students have access to Career Connect, our dedicated careers team.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to teaching on your course, including lectures, seminars and workshops, one-to-one tutorials and work through our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent research assignments, whole group and small group exercises, and give presentations at various level of formality to help develop your assignments. Throughout, the focus is on ensuring that you progress through your degree in a cumulative way, gaining both subject knowledge as well as experience of essay planning, essay writing and argument development that are honed over time and practice. You will have regular meetings with your personal tutor to discuss your progress and help you to achieve your aims.

Assessment

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Assessment is varied, offering you the opportunity of working very much to your strengths. . Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment.Essays, portfolios, case study work, chronologies, primary source analysis, book reviews, individual assessed presentation, and assessed groups work are included in our assessment strategy.

Learning support

In addition to the excellent support you will receive from your course teaching team, our central Academic Skills team provides group and one-to-one help to support your learning in a number of areas. These include study skills (including reading, note-taking and presentation skills); written English (including punctuation and grammatical accuracy); academic writing (including how to reference); research skills; critical thinking and understanding arguments; and revision, assessment and examination skills (including time management).

Additional support

Our Student Inclusion Services support students with additional needs such as sensory impairment, or learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Feedback

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. Examination feedback may take a variety of formats. However, as a minimum, generic feedback will be made available to all students who take summative assessment.

Staff

You will be taught by an expert teaching team that includes senior academics and leaders in their respective fields. However, being a small department, over the course of your time with us you will likely take multiple modules by some members of staff. We take pride in getting to know all our students and we hope you get to know something about us too!

Dr Tony Craig

Associate Professor

Tony's expertise is in Northern Ireland, intelligence and security studies, archive research, conflict resolution. His research interests include Irish and British foreign policy, intelligence history, terrorism, security studies and decolonisation.

Tony's profile

Dr Fiona Robertson-Snape

Senior Lecturer

Fiona's expertise is in international relations theory and international ethics. Her research interests cover international society, human rights and international criminal justice.

Fiona's profile

Dr Simon Smith

Associate Professor

Simon's expertise covers EU-NATO Cooperation, transatlantic security and European and US defence transformation. His research interests include transatlantic security and reforming European defence.

Simon's profile

Alun Thomas

Senior Lecturer

Alun's research interests cover the history of Russia and the Soviet Union and Central Asia; imperialism, colonialism, decolonisation, refugeedom, itinerance; nomadism,nationalism, state-building, urbanisation, memory and patrimonialisation.

Alun's profile

Dr Anthony Mckeown

Lecturer

Anthony teaches International Relations in the Modern Era; Global Policy Analysis and Money, Trade and Development.

Anthony's profile

Fees

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BSc (Hons)-Full-time
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 per year of study £14,500 per year of study

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BA (Hons) Full-time
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 per year of study £14,500 per year of study

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BA (Hons) Full-time, with a foundation year
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 for your first year subsequent years will be charged at the University standard rate £14,500 for your first year subsequent years will be charged at the University standard rate

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BA (Hons) Full-time, with a placement year
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 per year of study £14,500 per year of study

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BSc (Hons) Full-time, with a foundation year
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 for your first year subsequent years will be charged at the University standard rate £14,500 for your first year subsequent years will be charged at the University standard rate

For the course starting on 26 September 2022 the tuition fees are:

Tuition fees for BSc (Hons) Full-time, with a placement year
Study option UK / Channel Islands International
Full-time £9,250 per year of study £14,500 per year of study

UK and Channel Island students: This tuition fee is agreed subject to UK government policy and parliamentary regulation. If the UK government passes appropriate legislation, the fee for subsequent years of study may increase in each academic year. But this increase will not exceed the rate of inflation as measured by RPIX**. Any change in fees will apply to both new and continuing students. The University will notify students of any change as early as possible. Further information about fee changes would be posted on the University’s website once this becomes available.

**RPIX is a measure of inflation equivalent to all the items in the Retail Price Index (RPI) excluding mortgage interest payments.

International students: Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course, as long as you complete it in the normal time-frame (i.e. no repeat years or breaks in study).

Included in tuition fees
Included in the fees:
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
  • As a Staffordshire University student, you’ll be entitled to a range of free software
Not included in tuition fees
Not included in the fees:
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
  • Text books are available from the library, but some students choose to purchase their own copies
  • Printing
  • Travel costs to and from any placements
  • Clothing suitable for any placements and facilities
  • Any optional field trips
Accommodation and living costs
Accommodation and living costs

Accommodation and living costs are not included in our fees. 

For more information on accommodation and living costs, please see: Accommodation

Sources of financial support

If you receive funding from Student Finance you may be eligible to apply for additional benefits. Details can be obtained by visiting: www.gov.uk

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

Scholarships and additional funding

As an undergraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.

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Rules and regulations

If you are offered a place at Staffordshire University, your offer will be subject to our rules, regulations and enrolment conditions, which may vary from time to time.

Students of Staffordshire University enter into a contract with us and are bound by these rules and regulations, which are subject to change. For more information, please see: University Policies and Regulations.

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