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International Postgraduate Research Fees

Everything you need to know about Postgraduate Research fees at Northumbria University for International applicants. Navigate between the tabs to find out more about our fees for different academic years.

2024/25 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for International Applicants 

This information is for students with Overseas fee status applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2024/25. 

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

Please note - A standard Full-Time course is 3 years, a standard Part-Time course is 5 years.

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes

Bands  Band Details

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. 

£14,984

£8,990

Band 2

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

£16,095

£9,657

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.

£18,314

£10,998

Band 4 

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

£21,642

£12,985

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work

  Part-Time and Full-Time International Fees

PhD Published Work

(staff-only fee)

£1,230

PhD Published Work

(for alumni, those with a formal academic association, or partner organisations) 

£7,000

*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.

For Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Professional Doctorate in Design and Professional Doctorate in Health, Education and Society fees please see individual course pages.

Last updated: 10/10/2023

2023/24 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for EU/International Applicants 

This information is for EU/International students with Overseas fee status applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2023/24. 

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

Please note - A standard Full-Time course is 3 years, a standard Part-Time course is 5 years.

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes for 2023/24

Bands  Band Details

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. 

£14,984

£8,990

Band 2

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

£16,095

£9,657

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.

£18,314

£10,998

Band 4 

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

£21,642

£12,985

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work for 2023/24

  Part-Time and Full-Time International Fees

PhD Published Work

(staff-only fee)

£1,230

PhD Published Work

(for alumni, those with a formal academic association, or partner organisations) 

£7,000

*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.

For Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Professional Doctorate in Design and Professional Doctorate in Health, Education and Society fees please see individual course pages.

Last updated: 01/11/2022

 

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