Tuition fees for 2017-18

Fees for new students by course

The tuition fees specific to a course or programme are shown in the 'Fees, costs and funding' section of each undergraduate course and postgraduate programme web page. Please choose your course using the search below.

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Standard undergraduate fees and course types

The table below shows our standard fees for different course types. Some courses do not fit these standard amounts. Please check the course page itself to confirm the fee specific to your course.

Please note the fees listed are per annum and are subject to Government approval.

Full time Home/EU/Islands* International**
Undergraduate (Classroom based) £9,250 £12,250
Undergraduate (Laboratory based) £9,250 £12,500
Science and Engineering - Year Zero

(Classroom based)
£9,250 £12,250
Science and Engineering - Year Zero

(Laboratory based)
£9,250 £12,500  
Management, Government and Law  - Year Zero £7,750 £10,550
2 year fast-track £9,250 £12,250
Integrated Masters (Classroom based) £9,250 £12,250
Integrated Masters (Laboratory based) £9,250 £12,500
Master of Architecture (MArch) £9,250 £12,250
PGCE £9,250 £12,250
Management Practice (Online, part time over 2 years) £4,200 £4,200

Part time (per 10 credits) Home/EU/Islands* International**
Undergraduate (Classroom based) £770 £1,025
Undergraduate (Laboratory based) £770 £1,045
Science and Engineering - Year Zero (Classroom based) £770 £1,025
Science and Engineering - Year Zero (Laboratory based) £770 £1,045
Management, Government and Law  - Year Zero £650 £880  
Integrated Masters (Classroom based) £770 £1,025
Integrated Masters (Laboratory based) £770 £1,045
PGCE £770 £1,025


* 'Islands’ refers to fees for both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The tuition fee for UK students transferring to Plymouth University from a partner institution is £9,000.
**Please refer to the policy for capping of international student tuition fees.

Fees for continuing undergraduate students

Undergraduate students commencing study with us in 2016-17 with a fee of £9,000 will remain on this fee for the duration of their studies (£9,000 per annum).

Full time Home/EU/Islands* International**
Undergraduate (Classroom based) £9,000 **
Undergraduate (Laboratory based) £9,000 **  
Science and Engineering - Year Zero (Classroom based) £9,000 **
Science and Engineering - Year Zero (Laboratory based) £9,000 **
Management, Government and Law  -Year Zero £7,750 tbc
2 Year Fast-track (Business only) £9,000 **
Integrated Masters (Classroom based) £9,000 **
Integrated Masters (Laboratory based) £9,000 **
Study abroad £1350 £1350
Placement £900 **
Master of Architecture £9,000 tbc
PGCE £9,000 **
Management Practice (Online, part time over 2 years) £3996   £3996

Part time (per 10 credits) Home/EU/Islands* International**
Undergraduate (Classroom based) £750 **
Undergraduate (Laboratory based) £750 **  
Science and Environment - Year Zero (Classroom based) £750 **
Science and Environment - Year Zero (Laboratory based) £750 **
Management, Government and Law  -Year Zero £650 tbc
Integrated Masters (Classroom based) £750 **  
Integrated Masters (Laboratory based) £750 **  
Master of Architecture £750 **  
PGCE £750 **

* 'Islands’ refers to fees for both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The tuition fee for students transferring to Plymouth University from a partner institution is £9,000. For courses at Plymouth University commencing in 2011/12 academic year or earlier non-standard fee rates apply. Please contact the Tuition Fee Office for further information.

**Please refer to the policy for capping of international student tuition fees. This does not apply to PU PSMD students where international fees are not fixed at the point of entry and annual inflationary rises apply.

Peninsula Schools of Medicine & Dentistry (PU PSMD) - UG Medicine (BMBS) and UG Dentistry (BDS) ONLY

Full-time pre-clinical

Home/EU International Islands***
£9,250 £18,600 £9,250

Full-time clinical

Home/EU International Islands***
£9,250 £34,500 £19,000

BMBS, BDS & BSc Dental Therapy and Hygiene international fees are not fixed at the point of entry, annual inflationary rises will apply. All other UG courses under PU PSMD are subject to the standard International fee and fee capping policy.

***‘Islands’ refers to fees for both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Student Fee Policy for the Ordinary Degree route

1. Overview

1.1 Students who undertake the Ordinary Degree route may not take more than 80 credits at Level 6. Students would normally not take the 40 credit project module (or equivalent).

2. Application

2.1 The Ordinary Degree is classed as a full time programme and the published fee for a full time undergraduate student will be charged. There will be no fee reduction or reimbursement of the fee for the 40 credit project module.

2.2 Students who successfully complete the Ordinary Degree have the option to top-up their award to an Honours Degree by undertaking the 40 credit project module (or equivalent). During the top up year students are classed as part-time and will be charged the published fee for undergraduate part-time study.

2.3 Please note that students who are applying for Student Finance should apply for full time support when studying the 80 credits and when studying the 40 credit project module (or equivalent) in the top up year.

2.4 Students who have valid extenuating circumstances for switching to the Ordinary Degree route will be eligible for a fee waiver for the top-up year but may be charged an administration fee.

Please contact your Faculty Office for further information.