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 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 and a maximum of two years if approved.
    • all part-time Masters by Research Students are required to pay the part-time fee for a minimum of two years and a maximum of three years if approved.

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

    International fees for 2018-2019

    Faculty / Department / study mode Fees per year
    Faculty of Business    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £15,100
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,550
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £15,100
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,550
    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) £14,000
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,000
    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment    
    Design, Publishing and Environment
       
    Full-time (years 1-3) £14,000
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,000
    Technology    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £14,890
    Part-time (years 1-6)  £7,445

    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  £1,221
    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   £1,221