Postgraduate research fees

The fee information below applies to students who are eligible to pay the 'Home' fee rate, and are studying on any research degree apart from Professional Doctorates which are listed on separate pages (DCM, EdD, DNurs, DMid).

Please note that fees increase by approximately 4% each year. Fees can be paid in 3 instalments in September, January and June, as set out on the ‘My Account’ section in your Student Self-Service Portal. 

Home students

Tuition fees

Mode of study / courseFee per year
Part-time PhD by Published Work
Please email rdt-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk for confirmation of the current tuition fees once your proposal has been accepted by the Faculty and you have been invited to make a formal application.
MPhil, MPhil/PhD, PhD, MA by Research, MSc by Research and LLM by Research programmes
Full-time
(Years 1-3 - MPhil/PhD)
(Minimum 1 Year - Masters by Research)
£4,696
Part-time
(Years 1-6 - MPhil/PhD)
(Minimum 2 Years - Masters by Research(Years 1-6 - MPhil/PhD)
(Minimum 2 Years - Masters by Research
£2,348

Additional costs

CostFee
Continuation fees
£1,332
Resubmission fees
If following viva, Examiners’ recommend that a student is required to revise and resubmit their thesis for re-examination, the Resubmission fee for the duration of that period.
£1,332

Bench Fees
Bench fees will be calculated on an individual basis and the amount will depend on the subject and project. In some cases no bench fee will be charged.

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Full-time£1,000 - £6,000 (depending on subject and project)
Part-time£500 - £3,000 (depending on subject and project)
Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
Full-time£5,000 (where necessary, up to this amount depending on subject and project)
Part-time£2,500 (where necessary, up to this amount depending on subject and project)

International students

Tuition fees

Faculty / Department / study modeFees per year
All faculties
Part-time PhD by Published Work
Please email rdt-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk for confirmation of the current tuition fees once your proposal has been accepted by the Faculty and you have been invited to make a formal application.
Oxford Brookes Business School
Full-time (years 1-3)£17,050
Part-time (years 1-6)£8,525
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Full-time (years 1-3)£16,850
Part-time (years 1-6)£8,425
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Full-time (years 1-3)£15,500
Part-time (years 1-6)£7,750
Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
Full-time (years 1-3)£15,700
Part-time (years 1-6) £7,850

Additional costs

CostFee
Continuation fee
£1,332
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.
£1,332 

Bench Fees
Bench fees will be calculated on an individual basis and the amount will depend on the subject and project. In some cases no bench fee will be charged.

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Full-time£1,000-£6,000 (depending on project and subject)
Part-time£500-£3,000 (depending on project and subject)
Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
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)

Note on fees

Please note all students must pay these fees as follows:

  • All full-time MPhil/PhD 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 MPhil/PhD students are required to pay the part-time fee for six complete academic years before they are eligible to pay the continuation fee.
  • All full-time Masters by Research Students are required to pay the full-time fee for a minimum of one year or maximum of two years if approved.
  • All part-time Masters by Research Students are required to pay the full-time fee for a minimum of two years or maximum of two years if approved.
  • All students eligible to pay the Home fee rate studying on the PhD by Published Work programme, are required to pay the fee for a minimum of one year or up to submission of thesis for examination if longer.

Contact us

Financial Aid

finaid@brookes.ac.uk

Research Degrees Team

rdt-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk