Cost comparison

Save over £50,000

You could save over £50,000 by staying on Island studying the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree at Jersey International Business School.

The following table compares costs of studying the two-year BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree on Island with the cost of studying a three-year degree off Island at a UK university.

Tuition¹ Living expenses² Subtotal Lost income³ Total cost
JIBS/Buckingham 2-year degree £19,500 £7,000 £26,500 £0 £26,500
UK university 3-year degree £27,000 £27,200 £54,200 £29,000 £83,200

¹ Comparison based on JIBS/Buckingham two-year degree at £9,750 (+GST) per annum and a three-year UK university degree at £9,000 per annum
² Comparison based on a student living at home in Jersey incurring living expenses of £3,500 per annum and UK living and travel costs of £9,066 per annum
³ Value of lost income during third year of a UK university degree. The figure of £29,000 is the median starting salary paid by Jersey’s leading graduate employers


The Education Department of the States of Jersey has confirmed that the funding criteria for tuition fees and maintenance grants applicable to degrees studied in the UK do not apply to the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree.

The funding application deadline of 31st March does not apply to the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree as we can accept students who have submitted funding applications after this date.

Applicants should refer to the States of Jersey Education Department for details on how to apply for grant assistance.

Student finance

Future Finance and Acorn, in partnership with the Jersey International Business School, are both offering attractive lending rates to anybody looking to study a professional qualification or degree with the school.

To find out more about how you can fund your degree, contact:

Future Finance: +44 (0)1534 493933

Acorn: +44 (0)1534 618628