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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.

2020/21 Postgraduate Research Fees Information for Home/UK/EU Applicants 

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

Band Details for PhD and MPhil Programmes for 20/21

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

Band 1

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



Band 2

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



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.



Band 4 

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



Fees Details for PhD by Published Work for 20/21

   Part-time and Full-time UK/EU Fees 

PhD Published Work 

(staff-only fee)



PhD Published Work 

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


Fees Details for Professional Doctorates for 20/21

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

Last updated: 24/11/20


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