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Postgraduate fees and funding

Studying for a postgraduate degree is a good investment in your future, but you’ll need to consider carefully how you're going to pay your fees and living costs. Below you'll find our detailed guide to what studying with us costs and the help that's available to pay for it.

 

Taught postgraduate programmes 

Fees for Home/EU students are set in bands depending on what facilities and resources are required. For specific fee information, please visit our individual course pages and click on the fees.

Fees for part-time students are charged on a pro-rata basis related to the number of credits taken per year.

Taught postgraduate fee bands 2020/21

 Band 1

Classroom based subjects

£7,850

 Band 2

Technical and laboratory-based subjects

£9,085

Band 3

London based taught postgraduate courses

£9,750

 

Master of Business Administration

£11,000

Law LPC

£10,900

Law LPC and LLM combined

£12,300


Research postgraduate programmes (PhD, professional doctorate) 

Full-time research degree fees for Home/EU students are set in line with UK Research & Innovation guidance (2020/21: £4,407). A pro-rata fee is charged to part-time students.

Research postgraduate fee bands 2020/21

Postgraduate research

£4,407

Professional Doctorate Education

£4,407

Professional Doctorate Health Psychology

£6,300

Professional Doctorate Healthcare Science

£6,300

 


Postgraduate fee bands for International students 2020/21

Taught postgraduate standard

£14,500

London based taught postgraduate courses

£16,500

Law LPC

£10,900 

Law LPC and LLM combined

£12,300

MBA

£15,500

Postgraduate research

£12,500

 

Alumni discount

If you've previously completed a Staffordshire University undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree (excluding HND and foundation degrees) and are enrolling onto an eligible postgraduate programme at the University, you may be entitled to a discount of up to 25% off your course fees (terms apply).   

For further information and eligibility criteria (including full Terms & Conditions) visit our alumni-discount page.

 

Paying for your postgraduate studies

You may wish to take out a loan to help pay for your course fees and living costs while you're studying. The money will be paid directly to you, and doesn't normally need to be paid back until you've graduated and earning over £21,000 a year. Student Finance offer the following two loans: