PGR Tuition fees

Fees for MPhil and PhD courses

These fees apply to UK, EU and International students who have enrolled or are enrolling for a research degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil). These are the annual fees payable for the academic year 2018/2019. The fee is increased annually by the prevailing UK rate of inflation.

UK and EU

Full-time

CourseAnnual feeProgramme lengthMinimum registration
MPhil £4,260 3 years 2 years
MPhil by published works £4,260 2 years 1 year
PhD traditional route £4,260 4 years 2 years
PhD by published works £4,260 2 years 1 year

Part-time

CourseAnnual feeProgramme lengthMinimum registration
MPhil £2,130 6 years 3 years
MPhil by published works £2,130 3 years 2 years
PhD traditional route £2,130 8 years 5 years
PhD by published works £2,130 3 years 2 years
PhD by concurrent publication* £2,130 8 years 5 years

* The PhD by concurrent publication is available only to University of Derby staff on a part-time basis.

International

Full-time

CourseAnnual feeProgramme lengthMinimum registration
MPhil £12,000 3 years 2 years
MPhil by published works £12,000 2 years 1 year
PhD traditional route £12,000 4 years 2 years
PhD by published works £12,000 2 years 1 year

Part-time

CourseAnnual feeProgramme lengthMinimum registration
MPhil £6,000 6 years 3 years
MPhil by published works £6,000 3 years 2 year
PhD traditional route £6,000 8 years 5 years
PhD by published works £6,000 3 years 2 year

Alumni discount

Students who have previously graduated from a higher education programme at the University of Derby are eligible
for a 10% alumni discount (this amount is subject to annual review).

Doctoral loans

You may be eligible to apply for a doctoral loan. Guidance on eligibility, the application process, payment and repayment details are available on gov.uk's student finance pages

More details of our postgraduate tuition fees are available on PGR Tuition Fees 2018-2019. For next academic year, the fee information is available in PGR Tuition Fees 2019/2020.