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Postgraduate research fees

Fees for all postgraduate research degrees starting in 2020.

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.

A single payment of £110 is payable by research students that remain in nominal status for more than 6 months.

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-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Applied Linguistics (distance learning - Mexico)PhDPart-timenot offered£8,760
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingiPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Applied Linguistics for English Language TeachingMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
ArchaeologyMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Archaeology (distance learning)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
ArchaeologyMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Archaeology (distance learning)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Astrophysics (University of Groningen)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Biological SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Biological SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Biomedical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Biomedical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Business AdministrationDBAPart-time£9,000£12,468
Business Studies and ManagementMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Business Studies and ManagementMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Cancer SciencesDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Cancer Sciences (alternative route)DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Cancer SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Cancer SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Cancer Sciences (distance learning)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
ChemistryMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
ChemistryMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Chemistry by ResearchMResFull-time£9,250£23,364
Clinical and Health Research (Clinical Academic Pathway)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Clinical and Health Research (Health Research Pathway)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Clinical Health and ResearchPGCertPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical Health and ResearchPGDipPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical Health and ResearchPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical NeurosciencesDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Clinical Neurosciences (alternative route)DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Clinical NeurosciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Clinical NeurosciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Clinical PracticeDClinPFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical PracticeDClinPPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical PracticeMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Clinical PracticeMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Clinical Practice (Engineering and the Environment)DClinPPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Clinical PsychologyDClinPsychFull-time£16,693not offered
Complex Systems Simulation (Archaeology)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Complex Systems Simulation (Biological Sciences)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Chemistry)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Chemistry)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (ECS)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (ECS)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Engineering Science)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Engineering Science)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Geography)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Complex Systems Simulation (Management)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Complex Systems Simulation (Ocean and Earth Science)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Physics)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Complex Systems Simulation (Social Sciences)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Computer ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Computer ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Computer Science (Mayflower)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
DesignMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
EconomicsiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
EconomicsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
EconomicsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
EducationPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
EducationPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Education (EdD Doctorate of Education)EdDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Education (EdD Doctorate of Education)EdDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£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-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Electronics and Electrical Engineering (Mayflower)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Energy Storage ApplicationsiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering (Electronics and Computer Science)EngDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentEngDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the EnvironmentMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£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-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Malaysia Campus)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Next Generation Computational Modelling)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (NTU)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (PGR Visiting)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Sustainable Infrastructure Systems)EngDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Sustainable Infrastructure Systems)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Engineering and the Environment (Transport and Environment)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
EnglishMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
EnglishMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
English (Distance Learning)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
English (Distance Learning)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Evolution: to 21st CenturyMResFull-time£13,550£25,300
Evolution: to 21st CenturyMResPart-time£6,775£12,650
FilmMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
FilmMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Film (distance learning)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Film (distance learning)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Film StudiesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Fine ArtMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Fine ArtMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Freshwater SciencesMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
GeographyMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
GeographyMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Geography (NEXUSS)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Geography (NEXUSS)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Geology and GeophysicsMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
GerontologyiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
GerontologyiPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
GerontologyMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
GerontologyMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Health PsychologyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Health PsychologyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Health SciencesPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Health SciencesPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020not offered
Healthy CitiesMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Healthy CitiesMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
HistoryPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
History (distance learning)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
HistoryPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
History (distance learning)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Human Development and HealthMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Human Development and HealthMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Human Development and Health DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Human Development and Health (alternative route)DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Human GeneticsPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Human GeneticsPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Human GeneticsDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (alternative route)DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Infection, Inflammation and ImmunityMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
INSPIREPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
INSPIREPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
LawMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
LawMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Machine Intelligence for Nano-Electronic Devices & SystemsiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£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-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Mathematical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Mathematical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Medical EducationDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Medical EducationMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Medical EducationMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Modern LanguagesPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Modern LanguagesPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Modern Languages (Distance Learning)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Modern Languages (Distance Learning)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
MusicPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
MusicPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Music (distance learning)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Music (distance learning)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
New and Sustainable PhotovoltaicsPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Next Generation Computational ModellingiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Next Generation Computational ModellingPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Next Generation Unmanned System SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Next Generation Unmanned Systems SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Next Generation Unmanned Systems Sciences Ocean and Earth SciencePhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£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-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Oil and Gas Ocean and Earth ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
OptoelectronicsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
OptoelectronicsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
ORCMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
ORCMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Particle PhysicsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Particle PhysicsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
PhilosophyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
PhilosophyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Philosophy (distance learning)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Philosophy (distance learning)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
PhysicsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
PhysicsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Physics and AstronomyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Physics and AstronomyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Physics and Astronomy (Mayflower Scholarship)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
PoliticsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
PoliticsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Primary Care and Population SciencesDMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Primary Care and Population Sciences (alternative route)DMPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Primary Care and Population SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Primary Care and Population SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
PsychologyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
PsychologyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
River ScienceMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
River ScienceMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Social StatisticsMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Social StatisticsMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Social Statistics and DemographyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Social Statistics and DemographyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Social WorkMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Sociology and Social PolicyMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Sociology and Social PolicyMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologyPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologyPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
SPITFIRE (Biological Sciences)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Biological Sciences)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
SPITFIRE (Electronics and Computer Science)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Engineering and the Environment)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Engineering and the Environment)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
SPITFIRE (Geography)PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Geography)PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
SPITFIRE (Ocean and Earth Science)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Ocean and Earth Science)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
SPITFIRE (Physics)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
SPITFIRE (Physics)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative MedicineMResFull-time£5900 + £5100 bench fee£19500 + £5100 bench fee
Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsiPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Sustainable Infrastructure SystemsPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Theory & Modelling in Chemical SciencesMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Theory & Modelling in Chemical SciencesMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Theory and Modelling in Chemical SciencesPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Transport and the EnvironmentEngDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Vertebrate PalaeontologyMResFull-time£9,250£23,136
Vertebrate PalaeontologyMResPart-time£4,625£11,568
Web ScienceMPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web ScienceMPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Web Science (Archaeology)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Business Studies and Management)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Chemistry)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web Science (Chemistry)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Web Science (Education)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Education)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Electronic and Computer Science)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web Science (Electronic and Computer Science)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Web Science (Geography)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web Science (Geography)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£11,682
Web Science (History)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Law)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Law)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Law)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Mathematics)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Mathematics)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Medicine)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web Science (Music)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Music)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Psychology)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£23,364
Web Science (Social Sciences)iPhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Social Sciences)iPhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
Web Science (Social Sciences)MPhil/PhDFull-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£17,064
Web Science (Social Sciences)MPhil/PhDPart-timetbc by UKR&I March 2020£8,532
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