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I live in the UK but I have international fee status, and will be starting uni this year.
I have applied for computer science. I got offers from these universities-
Uni of Manchester - £26000pa
Uni of liverpool- around £23000pa
Uni of Leicester - £16500 pa after scholarship
Brunel - £14000pa after scholarships
I have not included living costs in these, there will be no accommodation costs for Brunel because if I go there then I will be staying at home.
As you can see there is a big gap in tuition fees between these options, it would be great if I would get some help in deciding.
The main question is: can you afford it? If so - where would you want to go? I.e. a heavily populated area or a quiet one. Then, you would factor in cost of living etc. Work through a list of things - this list should include whether you like the course and if it's suitable for you.
I don’t really have a preference between a heavily populated area or a quiet one, both would have their benefits. I would love to go Manchester but frankly it is too expensive and will put a lot of financial strain on me and my family if I go there, so I am not sure if its worth it. The most affordable one is Brunel because less fees and no accommodation cost but I have heard conflicting opinions about the university, although a lot of people have told me that engineering and cs courses are good there. But I am still having trouble deciding. Basically, I am asking if going to Brunel would be a good decision.