Fees and funding
For the first stage of this programme, you will need to fund your own studies. After successful completion of Stage 1, Stage 2 will be funded by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
- The price of the Foundation degree is £7,500 per year, £15,000 in total.
- Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will fully-fund second year tuition fees.
We offer a wide range of flexible payment options to help make study more affordable, including:
The fee information provided here is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2023. Fees normally increase annually in line with inflation and the University's strategic approach to fees.
- Tuition Fee Loan – the most popular way to pay for university study in England.
- Open University Student Budget Account – A convenient ‘pay as you go’ option to pay your OU fees.
- Credit/Debit card – You can pay part or all of your tuition fees upfront with a debit or credit card when you register for each module.
- Mixed payments – Where you might want to combine payment options.
There may be extra costs on top of the tuition fee, such as the cost of a computer and internet access.
If your income is lower than £25,000 or you are in receipt of a qualifying benefit, you might be eligible for help with some of these costs after you start studying.
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty, a Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) can help with additional study costs that result directly from your disability, on-going health condition, sensory impairment, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty. For further information, visit our Disability support website
Upon successful completion of this programme and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Nursing Associate, you will be offered a role as a Nursing Associate with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.