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Postgraduate research fees

The tuition fees quoted are the fees you pay for the academic year shown. PGR fees increase each year for all students (except students on the International fee rate - these are fixed). The tuition fee increase will be published on the UoS website once they are announced by UK Research and Innovation in the Spring. Tuition fees are charged for every year of study.

Home/EU/CI fees will be subject to increase each year, International fees are fixed for the duration of your course.

If you are an International student who started your postgraduate research programme in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 or 2019, you can find your tuition fee information on the Student Services website.

Students who first enrolled before 1 August 2020: a single payment becomes payable if the student continues in nominal registration six months after transfer £110.
Students who first enrolled on or after 1 August 2020: a single fee becomes payable at the start of the nominal registration period £250.

Fees for all postgraduate research degrees starting in 2020.

Course TitleAwardFull/Part-timeUK/EU & Channel Island feesInternational fees
Advanced Biological SciencesMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Advanced Biological SciencesMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Applied Linguistics (distance learning)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Applied Linguistics (distance learning - Mexico)PhDPart-timenot offered£8,760
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingiPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingiPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
ArchaeologyMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Archaeology (distance learning)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
ArchaeologyMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Archaeology (distance learning)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Astrophysics (University of Groningen)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Biological SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Biological SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Biomedical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Biomedical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Business AdministrationDBAPart-time£9,000£12,468
Business Studies and ManagementMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Business Studies and ManagementMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Cancer SciencesDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Cancer Sciences (alternative route)DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Cancer SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Cancer SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Cancer Sciences (distance learning)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
ChemistryMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
ChemistryMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Chemistry by ResearchMResFull-time£9,250£23,364
Clinical and Health Research (Clinical Academic Pathway)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Clinical and Health Research (Health Research Pathway)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Clinical Health and ResearchPGCertPart-time£2,204not offered
Clinical Health and ResearchPGDipPart-time£2,204not offered
Clinical Health and ResearchPhDPart-time£2,204not offered
Clinical NeurosciencesDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Clinical Neurosciences (alternative route)DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Clinical NeurosciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Clinical NeurosciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Clinical PracticeDClinPFull-time£4,407not offered
Clinical PracticeDClinPPart-time£2,204not offered
Clinical PracticeMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Clinical PracticeMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204not offered
Clinical Practice (Engineering and the Environment)DClinPPart-time£2,204£11,682
Clinical PsychologyDClinPsychFull-time£16,693not offered
Complex Systems Simulation (Archaeology)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Complex Systems Simulation (Biological Sciences)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Chemistry)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Chemistry)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (ECS)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (ECS)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Engineering Science)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Engineering Science)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Geography)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Management)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Complex Systems Simulation (Ocean and Earth Science)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Physics)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Social Sciences)PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Computer ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Computer ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Computer Science (Mayflower)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
DesignMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
EconomicsiPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
EconomicsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
EconomicsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
EducationPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
EducationPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Education (EdD Doctorate of Education)EdDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Education (EdD Doctorate of Education)EdDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Educational Psychology - year 1 in 20/21DEdPsychFull-time£14,250not offered
Educational Psychology - years 2 & 3 (21/22 & 22/23)DEdPsychFull-time£7,125not offered
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Electronics and Electrical Engineering (Mayflower)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Energy Storage ApplicationsiPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering (Electronics and Computer Science)EngDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentEngDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Engineering and the EnvironmentMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Engineering and the EnvironmentMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Engineering and the Environment (Energy Storage and Applications)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Malaysia Campus)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Next Generation Computational Modelling)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (NTU)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (PGR Visiting)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Sustainable Infrastructure Systems)EngDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Sustainable Infrastructure Systems)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Transport and Environment)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
EnglishMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
EnglishMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
English (Distance Learning)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
English (Distance Learning)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Environmental SciencesPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Environmental SciencesPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Evolution: to 21st CenturyMResFull-time£13,550£25,300
Evolution: to 21st CenturyMResPart-time£6,775£12,650
FilmMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
FilmMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Film (distance learning)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Film (distance learning)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Film StudiesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Fine ArtMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Fine ArtMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Freshwater SciencesMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
GeographyMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
GeographyMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Geography (NEXUSS)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Geography (NEXUSS)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Geology and GeophysicsMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
GerontologyiPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
GerontologyiPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
GerontologyMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
GerontologyMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Health PsychologyPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Health PsychologyPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Health SciencesPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Health SciencesPhDPart-time£2,204not offered
Healthy CitiesMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Healthy CitiesMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
HistoryPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
History (distance learning)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
HistoryPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
History (distance learning)PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Human Development and HealthMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Human Development and HealthMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Human Development and Health DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Human Development and Health (alternative route)DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Human GeneticsPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Human GeneticsPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Human GeneticsDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (alternative route)DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
INSPIREPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
INSPIREPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
LawMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
LawMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Machine Intelligence for Nano-Electronic Devices & SystemsiPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Marine Geology and GeophysicsMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Marine Geology and GeophysicsMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Marine Policy (distance learning)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Mathematical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Mathematical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Medical EducationDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Medical EducationMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Medical EducationMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Modern LanguagesPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Modern LanguagesPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Modern Languages (Distance Learning)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Modern Languages (Distance Learning)PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
MusicPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
MusicPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Music (distance learning)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Music (distance learning)PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
NanoelectronicsPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
New and Sustainable PhotovoltaicsPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Next Generation Computational ModellingiPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Next Generation Computational ModellingPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Next Generation Unmanned System SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Next Generation Unmanned Systems SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Next Generation Unmanned Systems Sciences Ocean and Earth SciencePhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Ocean Remote SensingMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Ocean Science MResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Ocean Science MResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Oil and Gas Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Oil and Gas Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
OptoelectronicsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
OptoelectronicsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
ORCMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
ORCMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Particle PhysicsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Particle PhysicsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
PhilosophyPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
PhilosophyPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Philosophy (distance learning)PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Philosophy (distance learning)PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
PhysicsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
PhysicsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Physics and AstronomyPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Physics and AstronomyPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Physics and Astronomy (Mayflower Scholarship)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
PoliticsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
PoliticsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Primary Care and Population SciencesDMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Primary Care and Population Sciences (alternative route)DMPart-time£2,204£11,682
Primary Care and Population SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Primary Care and Population SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
PsychologyPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
PsychologyPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
River ScienceMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
River ScienceMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Social StatisticsMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Social StatisticsMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Social Statistics and DemographyPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Social Statistics and DemographyPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Social WorkMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Sociology and Social PolicyMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Sociology and Social PolicyMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologyPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologyPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
SPITFIRE (Biological Sciences)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Biological Sciences)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
SPITFIRE (Electronics and Computer Science)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Engineering and the Environment)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Engineering and the Environment)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
SPITFIRE (Geography)PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Geography)PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
SPITFIRE (Ocean and Earth Science)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Ocean and Earth Science)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
SPITFIRE (Physics)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
SPITFIRE (Physics)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative MedicineMResFull-time£5900 + £5100 bench fee£19500 + £5100 bench fee
Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsiPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Theory & Modelling in Chemical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Theory & Modelling in Chemical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Theory and Modelling in Chemical SciencesPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Transport and the EnvironmentEngDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Vertebrate PalaeontologyMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Vertebrate PalaeontologyMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Web ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Web Science (Archaeology)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)iPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Chemistry)iPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web Science (Chemistry)iPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Web Science (Education)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Education)iPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Electronic and Computer Science)iPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web Science (Electronic and Computer Science)iPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Web Science (Geography)iPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web Science (Geography)iPhDPart-time£2,204£11,682
Web Science (History)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Law)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Law)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Law)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Mathematics)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Mathematics)iPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Medicine)iPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web Science (Music)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Music)iPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Music)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Psychology)iPhDFull-time£4,407£23,364
Web Science (Social Sciences)iPhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Social Sciences)iPhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
Web Science (Social Sciences)MPhil/PhDFull-time£4,407£17,064
Web Science (Social Sciences)MPhil/PhDPart-time£2,204£8,532
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