Date Submitted Type Is the cost cleartly advertised prior to application Cost incurred Is the cost included in the fees? Additional Comment
03/11/2014 03:32 Printing Costs No £ Variable Yes Via eBart, the University covers costs associated with printing assessments. The one exception to this is posters, which the students have to pay for themselves. Although the cost of these assignments are not advertised, students will be aware of module assessments when picking modules; thus, they will know which modules have posters and, therefore, may have associated printing costs. Lecturers provide almost all reading materials in electronic format so that students can read the literature via their computers. It is up to students themselves to decide whether they need to print these items out; if they do, they must bear the cost of printing.
03/11/2014 03:32 Stationary No £ Variable No  
03/11/2014 03:32 Bench Fees No £ Variable Yes  
03/11/2014 03:32 Field Trips Yes £ Variable Yes For all field trips, the University bears the cost of travel, accommodation, food, and activities. If students need to pay certain costs up front (e.g., bus tickets or entrance fees) because of independently taken field trips associated with a module, they can submit claim forms to reclaim this money.
03/11/2014 03:32 Travel to Placements No £ Variable No Although this cost is not advertised prior to application, it is advertised prior to departure for placements, and prior to final-year dissertation research. Students know that they will have to bear the cost of this travel, and that they can select cheaper (or free) alternatives if they cannot afford the trip.
03/11/2014 03:32 CRB Checks No £ Variable No This is very uncommon
03/11/2014 03:32 Childcare No £ Unknown No  
03/11/2014 03:32 Professional Association Fees No £ Variable No  
03/11/2014 03:32 Conference Attendance No £ Variable No Some funding may be available for conference attendance.
03/11/2014 03:32 Course Books No £ Variable No Nearly, if not all, course books are available through the library, either in physical or electronic format. The University has funding available to purchase books that are not already in its collection, so there is a good likelihood that students could avoid expenses associated with books.
03/11/2014 03:32 Clothing or Uniform including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) No £ 0 Yes Goggles and lab coats provided; safety vests and hard hats also available to borrow during field courses; in some cases, wellies may also be available for loan
03/11/2014 03:32 Professional Exams No £ Variable No  
03/11/2014 03:32 Study Abroad Costs Yes £ Variable No Students are provided with guidance on study abroad costs both before application and prior to departure for their time abroad
03/11/2014 03:32 Field and Practical Equipment No £ Variable Yes Field and practical equipment essential to completion of a module are provided by the College. Students are also able to borrow equipment that can improve their field course experience (e.g., binoculars). Prior to selection of field course modules, students are provided with information about what equipment will be needed, so they have a chance to opt out of field courses that benefit from possession of equipment that the students do not already have and cannot purchase.
03/11/2014 03:32 Travel Insurance No £ 0 Yes The University pays for travel insurance for all international field trips. Students must provide their own insurance for study abroad and for international work placements. Neither students nor staff receive travel insurance for trips within the UK.
03/11/2014 03:32 Resit Fees No - not by College/Discipline £ 6 per credit No The standard university fee would apply to any referral examination but deferral exams due to mitigating circumstances are free.

 

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