Fees and funding

Postgraduate fees

See the tuition fee rates for Home and EU students studying postgraduate courses.

If you are from outside the EU, please see international fees.

Standard Master's fees

Standard fees Master's fees for Home and EU students in the 2019-20 academic year are set by faculty.

Course faculty Full-time fee (per year) Part-time fee (per 30 credits)
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences  £8,250 £1,375
Faculty of Business £9,250 £1,540
Faculty of Education and Health £8,250 £1,375
Faculty of Engineering and Science £8,250 £1,375
  • Exceptions

    Course Full-time fee (per year) Part-time home fee (per 30 credits) Full-time international rate (per year)

Postgraduate loans are not released until you have made an initial fee payment. If you plan to apply for a postgraduate loan, see 'self-payment' for details of the payment process.

Research fees

Home and EU fees for Master's by Research, MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorates in the 2019-20 academic year are as follows.

Course Full-time fee (per year) Part-time fee (per year)
Master's by Research (MA, MSc, LLM) £4,327 £2,163
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) £4,327 £2,163
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) £4,327 £2,163
Doctor of Education (EdD)   £2,480
MSc by Research (Science) £9,250 £4,925
MSc by Research (Psychology) £8,250 £4,125

Fees are subject to the university's Charging and Refund Policy.

Notes

Notes on Master's fees

  • Home / EU fees for postgraduate taught courses and the MSc by Research (Science or Psychology) are subject to annual increases of no more than RPI-X (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments) plus 3%.
  • We will only consider an increase to the fee rate for continuing students if it reflects the increased cost of delivering the programme in subsequent years.
  • Part-time fees above apply only to Home and EU fee paying students.
  • The part-time fees charged will depend on the number of credits you are required and permitted to study per academic year. These will be subject to annual fee increases as outlined above.
  • Students starting courses in later years will pay the published fee for new entrants to the relevant academic year and will be subject to the published arrangements for that year.
  • Students categorised as studying for an equivalent or lower qualification may be charged higher fees than the standard published rates.

Notes on Research fees

  • Home / EU fees for postgraduate research courses (MPhil, PhD, Master's by Research) are subject to an annual fee-setting exercise and will rise annually in line with the fees set by UK Research and Innovation.
  • We would only consider an increase to the tuition fee rate for continuing students to reflect the increased cost of delivering the programme in subsequent years.
  • Students should contact the Research & Enterprise Training Institute for information on the length for these programmes. Bench fees will also be charged for some programmes. Contact the faculty in which you plan to study to discuss this.
  • The full-time fees for these programmes are paid at the beginning of year one. Further fees may be required if you need to repeat certain parts of the course or if you add additional credits.

Notes on MSc by Research (Science / Psychology)

  • Fees for the MSc by Research (Science / Psychology) are subject to an annual fee-setting exercise and will rise annually by no more than RPI-X (Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments) plus 3%.
  • Full-time fees are to be paid at the beginning of year one.
  • Part-time students must pay the annual advertised fee in year one and a further fee in year two.
  • Further fees may be required if you need to repeat certain parts of the course or if you add additional credits.