Research degree fees for international students

  • The fee information below applies to international students studying any research degree apart from Professional Doctorates (DCM, EdD, DNurs).

    Fees increase by approximately 4% each year and apply to all MPhil, MPhil/PhD, PhD, MA by Research, MSc by Research and LLM by Research programmes.

    Please note that:

    • all full-time students are required to pay the full-time fee for three complete academic years before they are eligible to pay the continuation fee;
    • all part-time students are required to pay the part-time fee for six complete academic years before they are eligible to pay the continuation fee.

    Fees may be paid in instalments during each academic year as agreed at enrolment. 

    International fees for 2017-2018

    Faculty / Department / study mode Fees per year
    Faculty of Business    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £14,810
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,405
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £14,810
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,405
    LS Bench Fees: 
    Bench fees will be calculated on an individual basis and the amount will depend on the subject and project. In some cases bench fees will not be charged.
       
    Full-time £1,000-£6,000
    (depending on project and subject)
     
    Part-time £500-£3,000 
    (depending on project and subject)
     
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £13,730
    Part-time (years 1-6) £6,865
    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment    
    Design, Publishing and Environment
       
    Full-time (years 1-3) £13,730
    Part-time (years 1-6) £6,865
    Technology    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £14,600
    Part-time (years 1-6)  £7,300

    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment - Bench Fees:
    Bench fees will be calculated on an individual basis and the amount will depend on the subject and project. In some cases bench fees will not be charged.

     

     
    Full-time: £5,000
    (up to this amount depending on project and subject)
     
    Part-time: £2,500
    (up to this amount depending on project and subject)
     
    Continuation Fees    
    Continuation Fee  £1,197
    Resubmission Fee
    If following viva, examiners recommend that a student is required to revise and resubmit their thesis for re-examination, they must pay the resubmission fee for the duration of that period.
       
    Resubmission Fee   £1,197