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University of Stirling Tuition

University of Stirling Tuition

Please note this list provides guidance only and fee rates are subject to change. Part-time research students pay a pro-rata annual fee for six years for PhD; thereafter an annual enrolment-only fee. Annual tuition fees are due on the anniversary of the initial enrolment date.

You should expect to pay fees for every year you are in attendance and be aware fees are subject to revision and may increase annually. Students on programmes of study of more than one year should take this into account when applying.

If you choose to attend a graduation ceremony, there is a charge of £50 which includes tickets for you and two guests, souvenir programmes and entry to the graduation reception or garden party.  There is no charge if you wish to graduate in absentia. View more information

From 2016/7 onwards, the fees for all Professional Doctorates and Taught Postgraduate Courses are to be held at level upon entry.

Postgraduate Taught Courses

Please check individual course pages for fees information.

View our course list

Postgraduate Research Degrees

Degree of Mode of Study Fees
PhD Full Time Full-time fee payable for three years, thereafter an annual ‘enrolment-only’ fee
Part Time Part-time fee payable for six years, thereafter an annual ‘enrolment-only’ fee
MPhil Full Time Full-time fee payable for two years, thereafter an annual ‘enrolment-only’ fee
Part Time Part-time fee payable for four years, thereafter an annual ‘enrolment-only’ fee

 PhD and MPhil degree fee rates (2018 – 2019)

Home/European Union Students Overseas Students
Institute of Aquaculture RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £18,640 Full time
RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £9,320 Part time
Biological and Environmental Sciences RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £16,420 Full time
RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £8,210 Part time
Computing Science RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £16,420 Full time
RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £8,210 Part time
Other subjects and departments RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £13,250 Full time
RCUK (rate to be confirmed) £6,625 Part time
Registration-only fee
(following normal period of full-time or part-time registration)
£300 £300
Thesis resubmission fee TBC TBC PhD
TBC TBC MPhil

Professional Doctorates

Programme 2016/7

Home/ European Union

2016/7

Overseas

 

2017/8

Home/ European Union

2017/8

Overseas

 

Notes
Doctor of Nursing / Midwifery / Professional Health Studies (DN) (DM) (DPHS) £1,050 per module n/a £1,065 per module n/a NURPD1 to NURPD3
£2,100 n/a £2,135 n/a NURPD4
£9,300 n/a £9,440 n/a Doctoral thesis NURPD5
£1,725 n/a £1,755 n/a Master’s dissertation NURPM1
£14,550 n/a £14,770 n/a Full programme
Doctor of Applied Social Research (D.A.S.R.) £13,250  £36,550 £13,465 £37,100 Full programme over (3 to 8 years)

For modular fees please see Master in Applied Social Science fee

Doctor of Diplomacy £47,980 £47,980  £48,709 £48,709 Full programme
£5,640  £5,640 £5,726 £5,726 module fee (6 undertaken)
£16,400  £16,400 £16,645 £16,645 Thesis fee
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) £34,742 £57,620 TBC £60,860 Full Programme
£13,250 £16,200 £14,500 £17,500 Year 1 – (MBA fee)
£13,250 £16,200 £14,500 £17,500 Year 2 – (MBA fee)
£4,121 £12,610 RCUK £12,930 Year 3 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
£4,121 £12,610 RCUK £12,930 Year 4 (if required) – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
Doctorate in Education £795 per module £2,195 per module  £805 £2,230 20 credit modules
£2,385 £6,580  £2,450 £6,675 60 credit modules
£6,095 £16,800  £6,185 £17,050 Thesis (360 credits)
          PhD Tesol (Research)

 

£14,342 £37,670  £14,590  £38,910 Programme fee (if student completes within 3 year minimum)
£6,100 £12,450  £6,200  £13,050 Year 1 – 180cr taught element
£4,121 £12,610  £4,195  £12,930 Year 2 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
£4,121 £12,610  £4,195  £12,930 Year 3 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee

 

Programme 2018/9

Home/ European Union

2018/9

Overseas

 

Notes
Doctor of Nursing / Midwifery / Professional Health Studies (DN) (DM) (DPHS) £1,080 per module n/a NURPD1 to NURPD3
£2,170 n/a NURPD4
£9,580 n/a Doctoral thesis NURPD5
£1,780 n/a Master’s dissertation NURPM1
£14,990 n/a Full programme
Doctor of Applied Social Research (D.A.S.R.) £13,670 £38,030 Full programme over (3 to 8 years)

For modular fees please see Master in Applied Social Science fee

Doctor of Diplomacy  £49,990 £49,990 Full programme
£5,810 £5,810 module fee (6 undertaken)
£16,900 £16,900 Thesis fee
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) TBC TBC Full Programme
TBC TBC Year 1 – (MBA fee)
TBC TBC Year 2 – (MBA fee)
RCUK £13,250 Year 3 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
RCUK £13,250 Year 4 (if required) – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
Doctorate in Education  £820 £2,285 20 credit modules
 £2,470 £6,845 60 credit modules
 £6,280 £17,475 Thesis (360 credits)
                PhD Tesol (Research)  TBC £41,650 Programme fee (if student completes within 3 year minimum)
 TBC £15,250 Year 1 – 180cr taught element
RCUK £13,250 Year 2 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee
RCUK £13,150 Year 3 – Home RCUK fee, OV PhD fee