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Programme-related costs

Some programmes are subject to additional costs that support student completion.

Programme-related costs 2022-23

This webpage advices of any additional costs relating to your programme of study commencing academic year 2022-23. 

Placement year programmes

As a St Mary’s student paying fees, during your placement year you will still have access to services at the University. You will be able to access University systems e.g. Moodle and Library Services as usual and get support from other departments such as Student Services, if needed. 

Textbooks

Many of the textbooks recommended for your programme of study will be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. You are welcome to purchase your own copies for reference if you wish to do so.

Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme. 

Student fees policy

See our tuition fees regulations page for our student fees policy.

IT Specifications

The University provides a technical specification for you prior to arrival so that you can purchase appropriate hardware (laptop etc).

This is provided to ensure that student laptops are able to cope with the demands placed upon them during HE-level study.

Students who cannot afford a laptop can make use of either short-term or long-term loan from the laptop loan scheme.

Printing and photocopying costs

Coursework is usually submitted online via TurnItIn. However, there may be some pieces of work where a hardcopy of assessment is required.

 International student visa application charge

The cost of applying for a student visa is on the Gov.uk student visa page.

International student healthcare surcharge

You can find out about paying for UK healthcare on the Gov.uk immigration health surcharge page.

Programme-specific costs

Undergraduate

Institute of Business Law and Society

Programme

Additional Costs

Business Management and Sports Management

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 6, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card.

 

Professional Exams and Subscriptions

Students on the Communications and Marketing suite of programmes can apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as well as the Market Research Society, who accredit the courses. In academic year 19/20, this cost was £79 a year (with 50% student discount). It is optional and certainly not compulsory.

 

 

Law and Criminology

 

BSc. Criminology & Sociology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA Politics and International Relations

AND

BA Politics and International Relations and History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All LLB programmes below will incur similar costs.

LLB Law

 

LLB Law with Criminology

 

BA Business and Law

 

LLB Law with Sports Business

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to the Southbank, the British Film Institute, prisons and courts might be proposed. We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

 

Professional Qualification (additional)

CSY6033 Stalking and Abuse; Advocacy and Campaigns Modification

Students studying this module will be provided an additional certificate from OfQual. This incurs a cost of £42 per student. The programme will apply for funding opportunities within the university, on an annual basis, to support students with a financial need to pay this cost.

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 6, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

 

 

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to Parliament. We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to Supreme Court, other Courts, Employment Tribunals, Parliament and to European international courts. We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 6, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

 

Communications & Marketing/Film & Creative Media

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Equipment and Materials Equipment

The university has three Mac suites available to students, for editing and design software. Students can complete all assignments using these computers, which have Adobe Creative Suite installed. If students wish to purchase their own Macs, then the Programme Lead can advise them on the best models to buy as well as software requirements. Cameras, sound and lighting equipment are available for loan and retrieval from technical support staff; no purchases are required.

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 6, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

 

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to cinemas, the British Film Institute or museums might be proposed (optional). We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs; we will advise you if ticket costs involve student contributions – but this has not been the case for the past three years.

 

Professional Exams and Subscriptions

Students on the Communications and Marketing suite of programmes can apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as well as the Market Research Society, who accredit the courses. In academic year 19/20, this cost was £79 a year (with 50% student discount). It is optional and certainly not compulsory.

 

 

Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts

 

Programme

Additional Costs

BA Creative and Professional Writing

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There may be a field visit to the London Book Fair as part of this course, which is free to students. Students will be expected to arrange their own travel within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

BA Liberal Arts

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There are a number of field visits to historical and cultural sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

 

 

BA History

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There are a number of field visits to historical and cultural sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

 

Institute of Education

 

Programme

Additional Costs

Education Studies

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

Placement Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 5/6, travel costs to placement provider are required. Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel. 

 

Placement DBS

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 5/6 - students may need to pay for their DBS clearance check (Work based learning can advise).

 

Undergraduates (including Foundation year with Education)

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Clothing (PE)

PE: students are expected to dress appropriately for practical PE sessions, but no specialist clothing or equipment is needed

 

Fieldwork Costs

In the year 2 and 3 elective options, there are opportunities to visit and work in local schools, museums, galleries, and places of worship. Students are required to pay the travel costs to attend these activities.

 

Placements (including study abroad programmes)

Year 3 enhancement placement where students choose where to attend may come with additional costs.

There is an opportunity to choose to go abroad for their enhancement placement but it is only optional and  made very clear that the student will need to meet the costs.

 

 

Work Based Route suite of programmes

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Clothing (PE)

PE specialism students are expected to dress appropriately for practical PE sessions, but no specialist clothing or equipment is needed.

 

Fieldwork Costs

There are opportunities to visit and work in local schools, museums, galleries, and places of worship. Students are required to pay the travel costs to attend these activities but will be supported by the WP fund if this is difficult.  Entry costs are funded by the WP fund where appropriate.

 

 

 

Faculty of Sports, Applied Health and Performance Sciences

 

Programme

Additional Costs

FdSc PE and Sports Coaching

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placement:

Travel costs to work placements. The DBS if students choose to do volunteer in a school or youth setting.

Placements

Students can do a work placement, via one of the CWPL modules.

 

Optional NGB coaching qualifications.

 

Optional sports kit that is linked to the university sports kit.

 

 

FdSc CFCF Football Coaching & Development

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

Students will be required to undertake a work placement module at Level 4 and Level 5. Travel costs to the provider will be the student’s responsibility.

 

 

BSc (Top Up) CFCF Football Coaching & Development

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

Students will be required to undertake a work placement module at Level 6. Travel costs to the provider will be the student’s responsibility.

 

BA PESYD

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

Placement:

Travel costs to work placements. The DBS if students choose to do volunteer in a school or youth setting.

 

With regard to a placement year, this is being considered for the programme’s upcoming revalidation.

 

 

Optional NGB coaching qualifications.

 

Optional sports kit that is linked to the university sports kit.

 

 

BA Sport for Social Change

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placement:

Travel costs to work placements. The DBS if students choose to do volunteer in a school or youth setting.

 

Optional NGB coaching qualifications.

 

Optional sports kit that is linked to the university sports kit.

 

 

BSc Psychology

Textbooks & Journals

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

-       Additional text should be provided for short-term use (3 days) and in library use only.

 

Journal Databases should be available for course work (e.g., essay, literature reviews, research proposals).

 

Equipment and Materials Equipment

Student need SPSS for Research Methods modules. Access to JISC and e-Prime for research studies (e.g., practical reports & dissertations).  Other services/software/programmes like SONA and Gorilla would be highly welcomed and would be of use across the Faculty (SAHPS) and the University.

 

 

Placements

Students can do a workplacement, via one of the CWPL modules. With regard to a placement year, this is being considered for the programme’s upcoming revalidation.

 

Professional Subscriptions

Students can apply the BPS (British Psychological Society).  This year the BPS gave free membership to all 1st year students.  In addition, the Programme, along with Sport Psychology pays a “membership fee” to the BPS for its accreditation of our degrees.

 

Photocopying/Printing

Consideration is being given to producing a hardcopy handbook for students (Level 4 only), as the online versions do not seem to get used appropriately and when necessary.  In addition, for Level 6 printing posters (~£8 per poster).  These are also used as part of our marketing and recruitment strategy.

 

Other Cost

Funding to support Level 6 dissertations (approx. £40 per student).  This includes access to software & hardware, photocopying, mailing, transcription, among other things, as deemed necessary.

Also, compensation for speciality guest lecturers or speakers (this may be covered by the HPA budget).

 

BSc Sport and Exercise Science

 

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

BSc Sport Psychology

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

BSc. Nutrition

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

BSc Sports Coaching Science

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

Placement:

Travel costs to work placements. The DBS if students choose to do volunteer in a school or youth setting.

 

With regard to a placement year, this is being considered for the programme’s upcoming revalidation.

 

 

Optional NGB coaching qualifications.

 

Optional sports kit that is linked to the university sports kit.

 

BSc Sports Performance Analysis and Talent ID

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 5, travel costs to placement provider are required.

 

BSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

BSc Strength and Conditioning

 

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

BA Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme. DBS will also need to be accounted for.

 

BSc Sport Coaching Science

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme. DBS will also need to be accounted for.

FDSc Physical Education and Sports Coaching

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme. DBS will also need to be accounted for.

 

BSc Physiotherapy

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summon Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Uniform

As a professional, vocational course, students are required to purchase a programme uniform for attending lectures, assessments and for external placements. The minimum recommended requirement is 2 x Polo shirts, 1 x Tracksuit pants, 1 x Shorts, 1 x Hoodie. See the Kukri sport website for indicative costs. 

 Equipment and materials

In the first year of study, students will learn a variety of massage and soft tissue techniques. In order to participate in the relevant module, students are required to purchase some essential equipment prior to the start of semester 2.

On successful completion of this module, students are entitled to take out student insurance through our accrediting body, to work as a massage practitioner. The required equipment is: 1 x massage lotion, 1x couch cover, 2 x couch roll, 2 x bath sheet towels (Navy), 2 x bath towels (Navy), 1 x hand towel (Navy). These items can be purchased from www.physique.co.uk using discount code SMUrehab for 10% discount.

In the first and second years, students will be taught athletic taping and K-taping techniques. The University will supply materials for use during lectures; it is however recommended that students purchase additional tape in order to practise in their own time for assessments.

We recommend students make group purchases to take advantage of bulk buy discounts and to save on delivery charges. These items can be purchased from www.physique.co.uk using discount code SMUrehab for 10% discount.

 

Clinical placements

 Placement Travel costs

Clinical placements are a mandatory requirement of our accrediting body BASRaT. At level 5 and 6 students will be required to attend external placements, some of which will require students to travel. Students are responsible for paying the first £4.80 of any travel expenses, outside of this, students can claim additional costs providing these are within the University terms and conditions.

Placement DBS checks

At level 5/6 students are required to attend clinical placements. In order to attend clinical placement, students are required to pay for an enhanced DBS check. Applications must be made through the University, in 2021 the cost was £45.

 

First Aid Certificate

Alongside enhanced DBS clearance, students are required to hold a valid first aid certificate in order to attend clinical placement at level 5/6. The University run suitable courses throughout the year at a cost of £75-£95. These will be signposted to students in the second semester of level 4, in preparation for level 5. 

Foundation Year

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Postgraduate Programmes

Institute of Business Law and Society

 

Programme

Additional Costs

Law and Criminology

MA Human Trafficking Migration and Organised Crime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLM International Business Law

And

LLM International and European Business Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MA Diplomacy and International Relations

 

 

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to Central London locations (Parliament, migration museum etc). We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

Trip to the Slavery Museum in Liverpool. Costs of return train fares or hire of a bus involved; overnight stay optional.

 

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 7, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to Central London locations (Parliament, Courts etc). We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

Trip to Geneva to take part in WTO Forum.  Costs of plane fares involved; overnight stay required.

 

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in 7, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

Field Trips

Travel costs

Occasional field trips to Central London locations (Parliament, IMO etc). We would hope to reimburse both travel costs and ticket costs where applicable.

 

 

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

Placements

Travel costs

If students undertake a work placement module in Level 7, travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

MA Sports Journalism and MA International Sports Journalism

Software

On both sports journalism programmes, we recommend the students sign up for an Adobe software licence (£16 per month - student rate ). This is not a requirement as they all have access to the Adobe Creative Suite via university computers on campus in E2 and E5. So not sure whether this qualifies as an additional cost.

 

Textbooks

Equally, we recommend students have access to a number of core texts, but we hold copies in the library.

 

Resit Exams

On the MA in Sports Journalism. There are no additional costs, except that students have to pay for resit exams. These are national exams set by the NCTJ, our accrediting body). I'm not sure whether this info is required, but if so, do you require specifics (i.e price of each exam). See attached

 

On the MA in International Sports Journalism, there are no other additional costs.

 

 

MA Charity Management

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

MSc International Business Management

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

Travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

MSc International Finance and Accounting

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

Travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

MSc Marketing

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

Travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

MSc Sports Management

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Placements

Travel costs

Travel costs to placement provider are required (some online placements are available; the Centre for Workplace Learning can advise). Students can travel across London from St Mary’s using a weekly or monthly Oyster card. Full-time students can receive a student discount on travel.

 

 

 

Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts

 

Programme

Additional Costs

MA Theology

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There may be a number of field visits to sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Applied Catholic Theology

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. Students will need to provide their own printing facilities if they decide to do this.

 

 

MA Christian Spirituality

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There may be a number of field visits to sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Catholic Social Teaching

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There may be a number of field visits to sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Bioethics and Medical Law

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There may be a number of field visits to sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Literature, Culture and Heritage

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job.

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There are a number of field visits to historical and cultural sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Public History

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students may choose to purchase their own copies of key texts if they wish, and Module Convenors can provide advice on which texts will be most useful.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job

 

Field Trips

Travel Costs

There are a number of field visits to historical and cultural sites around London as part of this course. Any entry fees will be paid for by the Department, though students will be expected to arrange their own travel to sites within the London travelcard zone.

 

Work Placements

Travel Costs

Students may undertake work placements as part of this programme. Students on placement may be required to cover travel expenses to their placements, though there is usually flexibility to arrange placements that are conveniently located for students.

 

MA Creative Writing: First Novel

Text Books

All required reading will be available through the library. They can be accessed through online TALIS reading lists or the Summon Library catalogue. Students usually choose to purchase their own copies of key texts.

 

Printing

All submissions will take place electronically, so there is no need to print essays and other assignments. Those students who prefer to read texts in hard copy may choose to print copies of journal articles and ebook chapters. The University provides printing facilities for this purpose and students pay a per-page rate for each print job

 

Field Trips

N/A

 

Work Placements

N/A

 

 

Institute of Education

 

Programme

Additional Costs

PGCE Secondary with QTS

 

Subject areas included:

English

Geography

History

Mathematics

MFL

PE

RE

Science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics)

Textbooks

All texts are provided as electronic copies and / or available from LRC to borrow.

History subject area does advertise 3 texts (total £65) which are optional.

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

 

Equipment and Materials Equipment (inc IT)

None required but most students find access to own laptop beneficial.

 

Clothing

No specific clothing needed. Smart professional dress required for school placements. No specific branded PE clothing needed. Smart and appropriate professional sports attire required for school placements.

Additional Printing and Photocopying Costs

None required.

 

Fieldwork costs

English: Optional visit to Strawberry Hill House - Gothic Writing Workshop £5.00

Geography: One day visit to NE London and optional fieldwork weekend £85 (c£135 including travel) - Optional school placement in Ghana c£1990 total cost including flights and full board.

PE: OAA field trip: £50

Required additional three-day visit(s) to local schools. Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc) travel cost from home location.

RE: Required additional visits to places of worship (usually synagogue, church, mosque, mandir, gurdwara, temple). Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc)  travel cost from home location.

Science: Optional weekend field studies c£50 Required additional one day visit to local school. Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc) travel cost from home location. Visit to National History Museum – Free entry, travel cost from home location.

 

Placements (including Study Abroad Programmes)

Visits to local partnership schools for practical experience throughout programme. Personal travel expenses (home to venue)

 

Conference expenses

History: 2 mandatory - Workshop at The National Archives,

Visit to Hampton Court Palace (total £20 + travel expenses),

RE: NATRE/RE Today Conference -  Free entry, travel cost from home location.

 

Optional Visits and field trips (e.g. museums, galleries)

1 optional - The Historical Association (HA) Annual Conference (from £65 up to £125 based on 2021 prices)

 

Professional Exams and Subscriptions – all optional

All: Chartered College of Teaching free membership.

English: Membership of National Association of Teachers of English - Student membership is free

Geography:

Geographical Association and Royal Geographical Society - St Mary's has an institutional membership - so no cost to trainee.

History: Membership of the Historical Association (HA) - £72.00 (2 year package for trainee membership) /

£40.50 (per annum at concession rate).

PE: Membership of Association for Physical Education (AfPE) £50

RE: Membership of National Association of Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE) £58

Science: Membership of Association for Science Education (ASE) £24

 

SECONDARY QTS ONLY

 

Subject areas included:

English

Geography

History

Mathematics

MFL

PE

RE

Science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics)

Equipment and Materials Equipment (inc IT)

None required but most students find access to own laptop beneficial.

 

Clothing

No specific clothing needed. Smart professional dress required for school placements. No specific branded PE clothing needed. Smart and appropriate professional sports attire required for school placements.

Additional Printing and Photocopying Costs

Printing or copying of evidence during school experiences.

 

MA Education suite of programmes

No Additional Costs identified

 

Faculty of Sports, Applied Health and Performance Sciences

 

Programme

Additional Costs

MSc Psychology (Conversion)

 

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

Students will need to subscribe to Laerd https://statistics.laerd.com/ which costs £18 per annum.

 

MSc Psychology of Mental Health

Textbooks & Journals

Core texts should be available via the Summons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

-       Additional text should be provided for short-term use (3 days) and in library use only.

 

Journal Databases should be available for course work (e.g., essay, literature reviews, research proposals) and especially relevant for systematic reviews.

 

Equipment and Materials Equipment

Student need SPSS and transcription software for Research Methods modules. Access to JISC and e-Prime for research studies (e.g., practical reports & dissertations).  Other services/software/programmes like SONA and Gorilla would be highly welcomed and would be of use across the Faculty (SAHPS) and the University.

 

 

Placements

Currently done with the CWPL.

Aligning with previous years, students would benefit from having their DBS paid for in order to undertake their placement

 

Professional Subscriptions

N/A

 

Photocopying/Printing

N/A

 

Other Cost

Funding to support Level 7 dissertations (approx. £50 per student).  This includes access to software & hardware, photocopying, mailing, transcription, among other things, as deemed necessary.

Also, compensation for speciality guest lecturers or speakers -  (this may be covered by the HPA budget).

 

MSc SCO Prof Dev Perf Analysis

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc SCO Prof Dev Sports Coaching

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc SCO Prof Dev Rugby Perf

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc SMSc CO Prof Dev Sports Officiating

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc Nutrition and Genetics

Consumables

Lab consumables are needed for student projects and practicals. The budget usually allocated for this is £10k-£15k, which covers:

  • projects for approximately 15 students on the MSc Nutrition and Genetics
  • practicals for 15 students for MSc Nutrition and Genetics
  • practicals for 15 students for the MSc Human Nutrition
  • practicals for 15 students for the BSc Nutrition

*numbers are based on pre-covid cohorts when there were no lab restrictions.

MSc Performance Football Coaching

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

 

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

MSc Applied Sports Nutrition

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

 

 MSc. Human Nutrition

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

MSc Chronic Disease Management

Core texts and articles are available via  Simmons , either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

DBS Checks

For many of the placements students require DBS. This has generally been covered by the department but there is a risk that students may incur a £45 DBS fee

 

Field Trip

There is a core field trip that is essential to the programme, which comes out of the department budget but sudents may need to apply for their own travel to and from the event.

MSc Physiotherapy

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summon Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

Uniform

As a professional, vocational course, students are required to purchase a programme uniform for attending lectures, assessments and for external placements. The minimum recommended requirement is 2 x Polo shirts, 1 x Tracksuit pants, 1 x Shorts, 1 x Hoodie. See the  Kukri sports website for indicative costs. 

Equipment and materials

Students will learn a variety of massage and soft tissue techniques. In order to participate in the relevant module, students are required to purchase some essential equipment. On successful completion of this module, students are entitled to take out student insurance through our accrediting body, to work as a massage practitioner.

The required equipment is: 1 x massage lotion, 1x couch cover, 2 x couch roll, 2 x bath sheet towels (Navy), 2 x bath towels (Navy), 1 x hand towel (Navy). These items can be purchased from www.physique.co.uk using discount code SMUrehab for 10% discount.

Students will also be taught athletic taping and K-taping techniques. The University will supply materials for use during lectures, it is however recommended that students purchase additional tape to practice in their own time for assessments. We recommend students make group purchases to take advantage of bulk buy discounts and to save on delivery charges.

These items can be purchased from www.physique.co.uk using discount code SMUrehab for 10% discount.

Clinical Placements

 Placement Travel costs

Clinical placements are a mandatory requirement of our accrediting body BASRaT. Students will be required to attend external placements, some of which will require students to travel. Students are responsible for paying the first £4.80 of any travel expenses, outside of this, students can claim additional costs providing these are within the University terms and conditions.

Placement DBS checks

In order to attend clinical placement, students are required to pay for an enhanced DBS check. Applications must be made through the University, in 2021 the cost was £45.

First Aid Certificate

Alongside enhanced DBS clearance, students are required to hold a valid first aid certificate in order to attend clinical placement. The University run suitable courses throughout the year at a cost of £75-£95. These will be signposted to students.

MSc Strength and Conditioning

Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme

 

Sport Rehabilitation MSc, PGCert, PGDip (Pre-Reg)

Textbooks

Core texts should be available via the Summon Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.

Uniform

As a professional, vocational course, students are required to purchase a programme uniform for attending lectures, assessments and for external placements. The minimum recommended requirement is 2 x Polo shirts, 1 x Tracksuit pants, 1 x Shorts, 1 x Hoodie. Follow this link for indicative costs. 

Equipment & Materials

In the first year of study, students will learn a variety of massage and soft tissue techniques. In order to participate in the relevant module, students are required to purchase some essential equipment prior to the start of semester 2. On successful completion of this module, students are entitled to take out student insurance through our accrediting body, in order work as a massage practitioner. The required equipment is: 1 x massage lotion, 1x couch cover, 2 x couch roll, 2 x bath sheet towels (Navy), 2 x bath towels (Navy), 1 x hand towel (Navy). These items can be purchased from www.physique.co.uk use discount code SMUrehab for 10% discount.

In the first and second years, students will be taught athletic taping and K-taping techniques. The University will supply materials for use during lectures, it is however recommended that students purchase additional tape in order to practice in their own time for assessments. We recommend students make group purchases to take advantage of bulk buy discounts and to save on delivery charges.

 

Clinical Placements

Placement Travel costs

Clinical placements are a mandatory requirement of our accrediting body BASRaT At level 5 and 6 students will be required to attend external placements, some of which will require students to travel. Students are responsible for paying the first £4.80 of any travel expenses, outside of this, students can claim additional costs providing these are within the University terms and conditions.

Placement DBS

At level 5/6 students are required to attend clinical placements. In order  to attend clinical placement, students are required to pay for an enhanced DBS check. Applications must be made through the University in 2021 the cost was £45. 

First Aid Certificate

Alongside enhanced DBS clearance, students are required to hold a valid first aid certificate in order to attend clinical placement at level 5/6. The University run suitable courses throughout the year at a cost of £75-£95. These will be signposted to students in the second semester of level 4, in preparation for level 5.