Tuition fees for postgraduate research students 2018 -19

Please use the tables below to find your tuition fee if you are new or existing home/EU postgraduate research (PGR) student or if you are a new overseas PGR in 2018-19. Contact the Doctoral College if you are an overseas student in your extension year(s).

PGR programmes include: PhD, MPhil, ResM, MD, MS, DPA, DBA, EdD and DClinPsy. 

Please note that the MRes is a postgraduate taught programme and attracts a taught tuition fee. 

List of fee bandings by research postgraduate programme

If you are not sure if your programme is a PGR programme, or which 'banding' applies to your programme, please check with the Doctoral College: doctoralcollege@plymouth.ac.uk

The fees quoted below relate to tuition fees only. If you have any queries regarding these or additional bench fees which apply in some cases, please contact the Doctoral College: doctoralcollege@plymouth.ac.uk.

MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS

Full time Home/EU/Islands International
Band 3 £4,715 £28,190
Band 2 £4,715  £15,325
Band 1 £4,715 £12,810
Writing up* (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS/EdD only) £310 £310
Extension year** (Band 3) £2,360 £14,095
Extension year** (Band 2) £2,360 £7,665
Extension year** (Band 1) £2,360 £6,405
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 3 £2,820 £15,325
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 2 £2,820 £7,665
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 1 £2,820 £6,405

MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS

Part time Home/EU/Islands International
Band 3 £2,820 £14,095
Band 2 £2,820 £7,665
Band 1 £2,820 £6,405
Writing up* (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS/EdD only) £310 £310
Extension year** (Band 3) £1,410 £7,050
Extension year** (Band 2) £1,410 £3,835
Extension year** (Band 1) £1,410 £3,200
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 3 £2,820 £15,325
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 2 £2,820 £7,665
Research carried out mainly overseas (MPhil/PhD/ResM/MD/MS only) Band 1 £2,820 £6,405 
PhD on the Basis of Prior Published Works £2,155 £2,155
PhD on the Basis of Prior Published Works reading fee £500 £500
 

* Only for students who have been registered full time for at least 3 years if PhD, 4 years for Integrated PhD and 1+3, 2 years for MPhil, MD and MS, 1 year for ResM; or, if registered part time, 4 years if PhD, 6 years for Integrated PhD, 3 years for MPhil, MD and MS, 2 years for ResM, 5 years for EdD.

** Students will need approval from the Doctoral College Quality Sub-Committee for any period of time over and beyond the normal period of registration for their programme of study. 

DBA

Part time Home/EU/Islands International
Years 1 & 2 (taught) £12,810 £12,810
Year 3 to 5 (research) £4,715 £4,715

DPA

Part time Home/EU/Islands International
Years 1 & 2 (taught) £12,810 £12,810
Year 3 & 4 (research) £4,715 £4,715


EdD - part time

Home/EU/Islands International
£2,820 £7,665


Higher Doctorates

Preliminary consideration fee £410
Formal examination fee £770

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