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UK/EU Postgraduate Research Fees

Everything you need to know about Postgraduate Research fees at Northumbria University for Home, UK and EU students. Navigate between the tabs to find out more about our fees for different academic years.

2019/20 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for Home/UK/EU Applicants 

This information is for students applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2019/20. 

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes

Bands  Band Details Full-time UK/EU Fees Per Year Part-time UK/EU Fees Per Year

Band 1

(2018/19 Fees)

Applies to PGR projects that can be completed within standard University-wide PGR resource provision. 

 £4,500

 £2,250

Band 2

(2018/19 Fees)

Typically applies to primarily desk-based PGR projects with modest requirements beyond standard University-wide PGR resource provision.*

 £5,500

£2,750

Band 3

(2018/19 Fees)

Applies to PGR projects with project-related requirements as identified for Band 2 and typically also including intensive fieldwork, or intensive access to specialist facilities such as laboratories, studios and associated specialist equipment, software and consumables.

£7,500

£3,750

Band 4 

(2018/19 Fees)

Shares the typical costs of Bands 2 & 3 and also includes access to premium facilities and/ or consumables.

 £10,500

£5,250

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work

   Part-time and Full-time UK/EU Fees

PhD Published Work

 £1,200

Fees Details for Professional Doctorates

Full-time Fees Per Year Part-time Fees Per Year

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) (2018/19 Fees)

£8,750

£6,250

Doctor of Business Leadership (DBL) (2018/19 Fees)

£8,750

£6,250

Doctor of Law (DLaw) (2018/19 Fees)

£8,750

£6,250

*Typical project-related requirements include:

  • Travel and subsistence for off-campus data collection, project meetings, conferences/research symposia (match-funded by appropriate RIS/external funding).
  • Fees/charges for conferences (match-funded by appropriate RIS/external funding), publication, health, safety and well-being requirements, specialist services such as translation.
  • Consumables of modest cost to support data collection/analysis activity and to meet health and safety requirements.
  • Specialist hardware or software of modest cost specific to the project.

Further Information:

  • Click here to find out more information about Funding and Scholarships for Postgraduate Research.
  • Some of our courses incur additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fee. Find out more here.
  • Find information on your fee liability, should you exit your course early here.
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria.
  • If you have any further queries about funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.

Last updated: 05/10/2018

2018/19 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for UK, EU & International Applicants 

This information is for students applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2018/19.

Click here for the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) guidance on tuition fee eligibility.

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes

Bands  Band Details Full-time UK/EU Fees Per Year Part-time UK/EU Fees Per Year Full-time International Fees Per Year Part-time International Fees Per Year

Band 1

Applies to PGR projects that can be completed within standard University-wide PGR resource provision. 

 £4,500

£2,250

£13,500

£6,750 

Band 2

Typically applies to primarily desk-based PGR projects with modest requirements beyond standard University-wide PGR resource provision.*

£5,500

£2,750

£14,500

£7,250 

Band 3

Applies to PGR projects with project-related requirements as identified for Band 2 and typically also including intensive fieldwork, or intensive access to specialist facilities such as laboratories, studios and associated specialist equipment, software and consumables.

£7,500 

£3,750

£16,500 

£8,250

Band 4 

Shares the typical costs of Bands 2 & 3 and also includes access to premium facilities and/ or consumables.

£10,500

 £5,250   £19,500 

£9,750 

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work

   Full-time UK/EU Fees  Part-time UK/EU Fees Full-time International Fees Part-time International Fees

PhD Published Work 

£1,125

 £1,125

£1,125

£1,125

Fees Details for Professional Doctorates


Full-time UK/EU Fees Per Year Part-time UK/EU Fees Per Year Full-time International Fees Per Year Part-time International Fees Per Year

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

£8,750

£6,250

£11,000

£8,300

Doctor of Business Leadership (DBL)

£8,750

£6,250

£11,000

£8,300
Doctor of Law (DLaw) £8,750

£6,250

£11,000

£8,300

*Typical project-related requirements include:

  • Travel and subsistence for off-campus data collection, project meetings, conferences/research symposia (match-funded by appropriate RIS/external funding).
  • Fees/charges for conferences (match-funded by appropriate RIS/external funding), publication, health, safety and well-being requirements, specialist services such as translation.
  • Consumables of modest cost to support data collection/analysis activity and to meet health and safety requirements.
  • Specialist hardware or software of modest cost specific to the project.

Further Information:

  • Click here to find out more information about Funding and Scholarships for Postgraduate Research.
  • Some of our courses incur additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fee. Find out more here.
  • Find information on your fee liability, should you exit your course early here.
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria.
  • If you have any further queries about funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.

Last updated: 03/10/2018

 

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