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Fees

Find out how much it will cost you to do a research degree at Nottingham Trent University.

How much will my tuition fees cost?

Tuition fee levels are set and reviewed on an annual basis. The amount payable in fees depends on the duration of your course and mode of study. For Science and Technology projects, an annual bench fee may also be payable.

Postgraduate PhD Research Fees 2020 / 2021 entry

CourseUK / EU Tuition Fee Per YearInternational Tuition Fee Per Year
PhD Full Time£4,407£14,500
PhD Part Time£2,203.50£7,250
Completion Year Fee£660£660
At Distance PhDs£2,204£6950

Postgraduate Professional Doctorate Fees 2020 / 2021 entry

CourseUK / EU Tuition Fee Per YearInternational Tuition Fee Per Year
Doctor of Business Administration (Nottingham Business School)
Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 = £11,600 per year
Years 5+ = £5,640 per year

(there is no separate completion year fee)

Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 = £11,600 per year
Years 5+ = £5,640 per year

(there is no separate completion year fee)

Doctor of Education (School of Education)
Doctor of Social Practice (School of Social Sciences)
Doctor of Legal Practice (Nottingham Law School)
£3,100£7,250
Doctor of Digital Media
Doctor of Fashion Industry
Doctor of Fine Art

(all School of Art & Design)

£3,100£7,250
Doctor of Forensic Psychology£3,100£7,250
Doctor of Architecture
Doctor of Real Estate
(all School of Architecture, Design & Built Environment)
£3,100£7,250
Completion Year Fee - all postgraduate research courses£660£660

Postgraduate PhD Research Fees 2021 / 2022 entry

CourseUK Tuition Fee Per YearEU / International Tuition Fee Per Year
PhD Full Time (excluding School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science and School of Science and Technology)                                                                                                            £4,500£15,200
PhD Full Time School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences and School of Science and Technology only£4,500£16,200
PhD Part Time (excluding School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science and School of Science and Technology)£2,250£7,600
PhD Part Time School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences and School of Science and Technology only£2,250£8,100
Completion Fee£680£680
At-distance PhDs£3,490£9,070

Postgraduate Professional Doctorate Fees 2021 / 2022 entry

CourseUK Tuition Fee Per Year EU / International Tuition Fee Per Year
Doctor of Business Administration (Nottingham Business School)£11,900£11,900
Doctor of Education (School of Education)
£3,200£11,900
Doctor of Social Practice (School of Social Sciences)
£3,200£11,900
Doctor of Legal Practice (Nottingham Law School)
£3,200£11,900
Doctor of Psychology in Forensic Psychology (School of Social Sciences)£3,200£11,900
Completion Year Fee - all postgraduate research courses£680£680

Doctoral School European Postgraduate Researcher Partial Fee Waiver for 2021/22

  • Funding: Fee waiver from standard international rate to home fee
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Department: Any
  • Application deadline: Open to all candidates in all entry points in 2021/22
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research
  • Open to: Candidates from the EU

Alumni Loyalty Discount

For September 2020 and January 2021 entry we are offering a 20% discount on many of our postgraduate courses for current NTU students and alumni who have graduated since July 2015.

You can find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Discount, and other funding opportunities that may be available to you, on our scholarships, bursaries and funding page.

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