Research degree fees

  • Research Degree Fees 2018/2019

    The fee information below applies to 'home' (UK/EU) students studying any research degree apart from Professional Doctorates (DCM, EdD, DNurs).

    Please note that 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.
    Fees may be paid in instalments during each Academic Year as agreed at enrolment with the Research Degrees Team.    

    (Home / EU fees are the same for all Faculties)

    Mode of study / course Year Fee per year
    Full-time

    (Years 1-3 - MPhil/PhD)

    (Minimum 1 Year - Masters by Research)

    £4,360
    Part-time

    (Years 1-6 - MPhil/PhD)

    (Minimum 2 Years - Masters by Research

    £2,180
    Continuation and Resubmission fees apply to all students at the same rate:      
    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, the Resubmission fee for the duration of that period.

      £1,221

    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

     

     

     



    Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

     


     





    Full-time

     

    Part-time

     

     

     

    Full-time


    Part-time

     

     




    £1,000 - £6,000 (depending on subject and project)


    £500 - £3,000 (depending on subject and project)




    £5,000 (where necessary, up to this amount depending on subject and project)


    £2,500 (where necessary, up to this amount depending on subject and project)

     

    Please note:

    • 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.