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Postgraduate Research Home/EU Fees for 2017/18 Entry*

Full-time courses

Standard fees

Science £4,195*
Classroom-based courses £4,195*

*Fees are per year and increase with inflation.

This change only takes effect for students who registered on, or after, 1 October 2016.

Note that we apply a reduced fee when you have formally transferred to the stage of your studies when you are writing up your thesis. This is after a minimum of 3 years for full-time students and a minimum of 4 years for part-time students. Transfer to writing up status is not automatic. Your faculty will be asked to confirm that you have completed any experimentation or data collection and are drafting your final thesis.  

Following transfer to writing up, full-time students, will be charged fees as follows:

Submission date after transferFee

First three months

No fee

Second three months

£500

Third three months

£1,000 (£1,500 in total)

Fourth three months

£1,000 (£2,500 in total)

After 12 months

Full standard home fee per year

Students who were registered on the part-time route, at the point of transfer, will be charged as follows:

Submission date after transferFee

First six months

No fee

Second six months

£500

Third six months

£1,000 (£1,500 in total)

Fourth six months

£1,000 (£2,500 in total)

After 24 months

Full standard home fee per year

Students who are required to undertake major corrections, which involve a further re-examination of the thesis, will be charged a one-off fee (currently £500) during the following 12-month period. Please note, the 15% Alumni Discount is not applicable to the writing up fee. This fee is also not reduced if you submit your thesis earlier.  

Part-time postgraduate research courses

Any queries please contact Hub-admin@bradford.ac.uk

Part-time internal (standard) £2,100
Part-time internal (Management) £2,800
Part-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,100
Health Studies £2,100
Life Sciences £2,100
Management & Law £2,800
Social Sciences £2,100
Full-time external  
Engineering & Informatics £2,100
Health Studies £2,100
Life Sciences £2,100
Management & Law £2,800
Social Sciences £2,100
Other  
DPharm £2,100
DBA Programme Year 1 and 2 £12,500
DBA Programme Year 3 and 4 £7,000
DBA subsequent years of study £5,000

Payment of fees by members of staff

Full-time members of staff and those part-time, honorary and visiting staff holding appointments approved by resolution of Council are exempt from payment of tuition fees if registered for a qualification of the University.  Where a candidate ceases to hold any such appointment it will be necessary to charge the appropriate tuition fee from the date on which the person concerned ceased to be employed by the University.

A submission fee is payable by members of staff as follows:

Higher Doctorate -
MPhil/PhD by published work TBC
PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

The submission fee payable by a Research Assistant is as follows:

PhD TBC
MPhil TBC

* September 2017 to August 2018