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International Postgraduate Research Fees

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

2019/20 and 2020/21 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for International Applicants 

This information is for students applying to study at Northumbria University in the academic year 2019/20 and 2020/21. 

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

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes for 2020/21

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. 

£14,180

£7,090

Band 2

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

£15,230

£7,615

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.

£17,330

£8,665

Band 4 

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

£20,480

£10,240

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work for 2020/21

  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 

Fees Details for Professional Doctorates for 2020/21

Please see individual DBA, DBL and DLaw pages for course fees.

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes for 2019/20

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. 

£14,000

£7,000

Band 2

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

£15,000

£7,500

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.

£17,000

£8,500

Band 4 

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

£20,000

£10,000

Fees Details for PhD by Published Work for 2019/20

  Part-time and Full-time International Fees

PhD Published Work

(staff-only fee)

£1,200

PhD Published Work for 2019/20

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

£7,000 

Fees Details for Professional Doctorates for 2019/20

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

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

£11,000

£8,300

Doctor of Business Leadership (DBL)

£11,000

£8,300
Doctor of Law (DLaw)

£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.

Last updated: 15/05/19

 

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