Research degree fees for international students

  • The fee information below applies to International students studying any research degree with the exception of the Professional Doctorate Programmes which are listed separately (DCM, EdD, DNurs, DMid) 

    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.
    • all PhD by Published Work students are required to pay the part-time fee for a minimum of one year or until submission of thesis for examination if that is longer.

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

    International fees for 2021-2022

    Faculty / Department / study mode Fees per year
    Oxford Brookes Business School    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £16,400
    Part-time (years 1-6) £8,200
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £16,200
    Part-time (years 1-6) £8,100
    FHLS 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) £14,900
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,450
    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment    
    Design, Publishing and Environment
       
    Full-time (years 1-3) £15,100
    Part-time (years 1-6) £7,550
    Technology    
    Full-time (years 1-3) £16,100
    Part-time (years 1-6)  £8,050

    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  £1,300
    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   £1,300