Fees for returning students

Find out how much you'll pay in fees as a returning student.

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Fees for returning undergraduate students (2018/19)

Home, EU and Islands students: tuition fees for returning home, EU and Islands students are unchanged and will be £9,250 for the 2018/19 academic year.

Overseas students: tuition fees for returning overseas undergraduate students will rise to:

  • standard lower rate: £15,500 (for the academic year 2018/19)
  • standard higher rate: £19,200 (for the academic year 2018/19)

If you started your undergraduate course in September 2017, these fees are set to increase each year over the duration of your degree by 2.5% per annum (subject to rounding for administrative purposes and assuming you don't have a break in your studies).

The University will review tuition fees each year – and this will be in line with future Government reviews of university fee levels. The current expectation is that we will increase fees for each year of study in line with inflation as specified by parliament.

See our terms and conditions for tuition fees.

Fees for returning Masters students (2018/19)

Home and EU students: tuition fees for returning home and EU Masters students for standard courses will rise to: 

  • £7,900 (standard lower rate)
  • £9,500 (standard higher rate).

Non-standard fees will rise by 2.5% per annum (subject to rounding for administrative purposes).

Overseas students: tuition fees for returning international Masters students for standard courses will rise to:

  • £15,500 (standard lower rate)
  • £19,200 (standard higher rate).

Home, EU and international student fees are set by Council for each year’s cohort.

The first year fee and annual inflationary increases (subject to rounding for administrative purposes) are set for the duration of the course at the outset. 

All current cohorts of returning students have approved fee rises of 2.5% per annum.

See our terms and conditions for tuition fees.

Fees for returning PhD students (2018/19)

Home and EU students: tuition fees for returning home/EU PhD students (published by Research Councils UK (RCUK)) are £4,260.

Home and EU PhD student fees are set at the level recommended by Research Councils UK (RCUK) annually, rising in line with inflation.

Overseas students: tuition fees for returning international PhD students will rise to:

  • £15,500 (standard lower rate)
  • £19,200 (standard higher rate). 

International student fees are set by Council for each year’s cohort. 

The first year fee and annual inflationary increases (subject to rounding for administrative purposes) are set for the duration of the course at the outset.

All current cohorts of returning students have approved fee rises of 2.5% per annum.

See our terms and conditions for tuition fees.

Fees for returning PhD students (2017/18)

Home and EU students: tuition fees for returning home/EU PhD students (published by Research Councils UK (RCUK)) are £4,195.

Home and EU PhD student fees are set at the level recommended by Research Councils UK (RCUK) annually, rising in line with inflation.

Overseas students: tuition fees for returning international PhD students will rise to:

  • £15,100 (standard lower rate)
  • £18,750 (standard higher rate).

International student fees are set by Council for each year’s cohort.

The first year fee and annual inflationary increases (subject to rounding for administrative purposes) are set for the duration of the course at the outset.

All current cohorts of returning students have approved fee rises of 2.5% per annum.

See our terms and conditions for tuition fees.


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