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Previous years' tuition fees for postgraduate research Home/EU students

Below you will find the tuition fees for previous years of entry.

2018/19 entry (September 2018 - August 2019)

 

TypeFull-time/part-timeFee*
Standard - Science Full-time £4,260
Standard - Classroom-based Full-time £4,260
Internal - Standard Part-time £2,130
Internal - Management Part-time £2,130
External - Engineering & Informatics Part-time £2,130
External - Health Studies Part-time £2,130
External - Life Sciences Part-time £2,130
External - Management & Law Part-time £2,130
External - Social Sciences Part-time £2,130
External - Engineering & Informatics Full-time £2,130
External - Health Studies Full-time £2,130
External - Life Sciences Full-time £2,130
External - Management & Law Full-time £2,130
External - Social Sciences Full-time £2,130
DPharm   £2,130
DBA years 1, 2   £12,500
DBA years 3, 4   £7,000
DBA subsequent years of study   £5,000

*Fees are subject to an annual increase

Entry from September 2017 to August 2018

Full-time courses

Standard fees

Science £4,195*
Classroom-based courses £4,195*

*Fees are per year and increase with inflation.

This change only takes effect for students who registered on, or after, 1 October 2016.

Note that we apply a reduced fee when you have formally transferred to the stage of your studies when you are writing up your thesis. This is after a minimum of 3 years for full-time students and a minimum of 4 years for part-time students. Transfer to writing up status is not automatic. Your faculty will be asked to confirm that you have completed any experimentation or data collection and are drafting your final thesis.  

Students who are required to undertake major corrections, which involve a further re-examination of the thesis, will be charged a one-off fee (currently £500) during the following 12-month period. Please note, the 15% Alumni Discount is not applicable to the writing up fee. This fee is also not reduced if you submit your thesis earlier.  

Part-time postgraduate research courses

Part-time internal (standard) £2,100
Part-time internal (Management) £2,800
Part-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,100
Health Studies £2,100
Life Sciences £2,100
Management & Law £2,800
Social Sciences £2,100
Full-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,100
Health Studies £2,100
Life Sciences £2,100
Management & Law £2,800
Social Sciences £2,100
Other  
DPharm £2,100
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000
DBA subsequent years of study £5,000

Payment of fees by members of staff

Full-time members of staff and those part-time, honorary and visiting staff holding appointments approved by resolution of Council are exempt from payment of tuition fees if registered for a qualification of the University.  Where a candidate ceases to hold any such appointment it will be necessary to charge the appropriate tuition fee from the date on which the person concerned ceased to be employed by the University.

A submission fee is payable by members of staff as follows:

Higher Doctorate -
MPhil/PhD by published work TBC
PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

The submission fee payable by a Research Assistant is as follows:

PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

Entry from September 2016 to August 2017

Full-time courses

Standard fees

Science £4,120*
Classroom-based courses £4,120*

*Fees are per year and increase with inflation.


This change only takes effect for students who registered on, or after, 1 October 2016.

Note that we apply a reduced fee when you have formally transferred to the stage of your studies when you are writing up your thesis. This is after a minimum of 3 years for full-time students and a minimum of 4 years for part-time students. Transfer to writing up status is not automatic. Your faculty will be asked to confirm that you have completed any experimentation or data collection and are drafting your final thesis.  

Students who are required to undertake major corrections, which involve a further re-examination of the thesis, will be charged a one-off fee (currently £500) during the following 12-month period. Please note, the 15% Alumni Discount is not applicable to the writing up fee. This fee is also not reduced if you submit your thesis earlier.  


Part-time postgraduate research courses

Part-time internal (standard) £2,060
Part-time internal (Management) £2,750
Part-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,060
Health Studies £2,060
Life Sciences £2,060
Management & Law £2,750
Social Sciences £2,060
Full-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,060
Health Studies £2,060
Life Sciences £2,060
Management & Law £2,750
Social Sciences £2,060
Other  
DPharm TBC
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000
DBA subsequent years of study £5,000

Payment of fees by members of staff

Full-time members of staff and those part-time, honorary and visiting staff holding appointments approved by resolution of Council are exempt from payment of tuition fees if registered for a qualification of the University.  Where a candidate ceases to hold any such appointment it will be necessary to charge the appropriate tuition fee from the date on which the person concerned ceased to be employed by the University.

A submission fee is payable by members of staff as follows:

Higher Doctorate -
MPhil/PhD by published work TBC
PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

The submission fee payable by a Research Assistant is as follows:

PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

Entry from September 2015 to August 2016

Full-time Courses

Standard Fees

Science £4,052
Classroom-based courses £4,052

Following transfer to writing up, all students will be charged a fee of £250 annually. The writing up fee is due as soon as a student re-enrols and in every year. It is a fee that is already substantially lower than the normal full time or part time tuition fee. This will not be reduced if you submit during an academic year. Students who are required to undertake major corrections, which involves a further re-examination of the thesis, will be charged a one off fee of £500 during this twelve month period. Please note, the 15% Alumni discount is not applicable to the writing up fee.

Part-time Postgraduate Research Courses

Part-time internal (standard) £2,030
Part-time internal (Management) £2,700
Part-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,030
Management £2,700
Science £2,030
Social Sciences £2,030
Full-time external  
Social Sciences £2,030
Engineering & Informatics £2,030
Management £2,700
Science £2,030
Other  
DPharm £2,030
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000
DBA subsequent years of study £3,000

Payment of Fees by Members of Staff

Full-time members of staff and those part-time, honorary and visiting staff holding appointments approved by resolution of Council are exempt from payment of tuition fees if registered for a qualification of the University.  Where a candidate ceases to hold any such appointment it will be necessary to charge the appropriate tuition fee from the date on which the person concerned ceased to be employed by the University.

A submission fee is payable by members of staff as follows:

Higher Doctorate -
MPhil/PhD by published work £500
PhD £500
MPhil £500

The submission fee payable by a Research Assistant is as follows:

PhD £500
MPhil £500

Entry from September 2014 to August 2015

Full-time Courses

Standard Fees

Science £3,996
Classroom-based courses £3,996

Following transfer to writing up, all students will be charged a fee of £250 annually. This will not be reduced if you submit during an academic year. Students who are required to undertake major corrections, which involves a further re-examination of the thesis, will be charged a one off fee of £500 during this twelve month period. Please note, the 15% Alumni discount is not applicable to the writing up fee.

Part-time Postgraduate Research Courses

Part-time internal (standard) £1,990
Part-time internal (Management) £2,670
Part-time external  
Engineering £1,990
Informatics £1,990
Management £2,670
Science £1,990
Social Sciences £1,990
Full-time external  
Social Sciences £1,990
Engineering £1,990
Informatics £1,990
Management £2,670
Science £1,990
Other  
DPharm £1,990
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000

Full-time Courses

Standard Fees

Science £3,900
Classroom-based courses £3,900

Following transfer to writing up, all students will be charged a fee of £250 annually. This will not be reduced if you submit during an academic year. Please note, the 15% Alumni discount is not applicable to the writing up fee.

Part-time Postgraduate Research Courses

Part-time internal (standard) £1,950
Part-time internal (Management) £2,600
Part-time external  
Engineering £1,950
Informatics £1,950
Management £2,600
Science £1,950
Social and International Studies £1,950
Full-time external  
Social and International Studies £1,950
Engineering £1,950
Informatics £1,950
Management £2,600
Science £1,950
Other  
DPharm £1,950
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000

Full-time Courses

Standard Fees

Science £3,825
Classroom-based courses £3,825

Part-time Postgraduate Research Courses

Part-time internal (standard) £1,920
Part-time internal (Management) £2,550
Part-time external  
Engineering £1,920
Informatics £1,920
Management £2,550
Science £1,920
Social and International Studies £1,920
Full-time external  
Social and International Studies £1,920
Engineering £1,920
Informatics £1,920
Management £2,550
Science £1,920
Other  
DPharm £1,920
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,000 pa
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000 pa