Postgraduate research tuition fees

The Scottish Government has confirmed that fees for EU students commencing their studies 2020/21 will be at the same level as those for UK students. From 2021/22, new entrant EU students will have to pay the same fees as all other international students.

2021/22

UK

  • to be confirmed by UKRI per annum

International & EU

  • Degree programmes in the College of Arts and the College of Social Sciences: £19,350 per annum
  • Degree programmes in the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: £23,000 per annum
  • Clinical programmes in Medicine/Dentistry/Veterinary Medicine (clinical) in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: £39,000 per annum

Additional fees for all students:

  • Re-submission by a research student £540
  • Submission for a higher degree by published work £1,355
  • Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed £350
  • Submission by staff in receipt of staff scholarship £790

Tuition fees for part-time study will be charged at half of the full-time annual fee.

Depending on the nature of the research project, some students will be expected to pay a bench fee (also known as research support costs) to cover additional costs. The exact amount will be provided in the offer letter.

Alumni discount

A 10% discount is available to University of Glasgow alumni. This includes graduates and those who have completed a Junior Year Abroad, Exchange programme or International Summer School at the University of Glasgow. The discount is applied at registration for students who are not in receipt of another discount or scholarship funded by the University. No additional application is required.

2020/21 fees

The Scottish Government has confirmed that fees for EU students commencing their studies in 2020/21 will be at the same level as those for UK students.

Students from the UK/EU:

  • £4,407 per annum

Students from outside of the EU:

  • Degree programmes in the College of Arts and the College of Social Sciences: £18,370 per annum
  • Degree programmes in the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: £21,920 per annum
  • Clinical programmes in Medicine/Dentistry/Veterinary Medicine (clinical) in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: £38,170 per annum

Additional fees for all students:

  • Re-submission by a research student £525
  • Submission for a higher degree by published work £1,315
  • Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed £340
  • Submission by staff in receipt of staff scholarship £765

Tuition fees for part-time study will be charged at half of the full-time annual fee.

Depending on the nature of the research project, some students will be expected to pay a bench fee (also known as research support costs) to cover additional costs. The exact amount will be provided in the offer letter.

Alumni discount

We offer a 20% discount to our alumni commencing study in Academic session 2020/21, on all Postgraduate Research and full Postgraduate Taught Masters programmes. This includes University of Glasgow graduates and those who have completed a Study Abroad programme or the Erasmus Programme at the University of Glasgow. This discount can be awarded alongside other University scholarships.


Tuition fee policies