Tuition fees

PhD fee structure

How fees are charged for full-time and part-time PhD programmes, as well as PhDs by publication.

Full-time study

For full-time study, you will pay a total of three or four full-time annual fees (as appropriate) for the period of prescribed study under supervision.

Part-time study

For part-time study, you will pay a total of six or eight part-time annual fees (as appropriate) for the period of prescribed study under supervision. 

Part-time tuition fees are 50% of the full-time fee applicable for the programme of study in each academic session. 

Submitting your thesis early

If you submit your thesis early, you must pay the remaining years’ fees on submission.

PhD by publication

If you submit for a PhD by publication, you will need to pay an examination fee on submission.

Year Exam fee                    
2022-2023 £2,475
2021-2022 £2,355

PhD reinstatement fee

If you are approved to return to your PhD after a formal break in your studies, you will need to pay a reinstatement fee.

Year Reinstatement fee
2022-2023 £2,475
2022-2021 £2,355

Programme fees

PhD programme fees for each year of study can be found on our postgraduate research fees page.

Postgraduate research fees