Fees and Funding

Studying for your Masters at the School of Social Sciences is a big investment. Find out the tuition fee for your chosen course and the wide range of funding possibilities to help you through the process.

Competitive scholarships are awarded to students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Postgraduate course fees

Find out the tuition fees for Home, EU and International applicants, full-time, part-time study, placement year and individual modules.

Tuition fees by course for September 2018, January 2019, April 2019

  • Psychology

    CourseStudy modeHome / EUInternational
    MSc PsychologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    Postgraduate Diploma in PsychologyFull-time£6,072£12,480
    Part-time£3,036£6,240
    MSc Applied Child PsychologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MSc CyberpsychologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MRes / MSc Psychological Research MethodsFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MSc Forensic PsychologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MSc Psychology in Clinical PracticeFull-time£7,800£13,900
    MSc Forensic Mental HealthFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental HealthFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)

    *Please note if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.

  • Politics and International Relations

    CourseStudy modeHome / EUInternational
    MA PoliticsFull-time£6,900£13,250
    MA International RelationsFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    Online MA International RelationsDistance learning£9,500**£9,500**

    *Please note if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.

    **Fee is for entire three years of the course and can be paid in modular instalments.

  • Criminology, Sociology and Career Development

    CourseStudy modeHome / EUInternational
    MA SociologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MA CriminologyFull-time£6,900£13,250
    MA Career DevelopmentFull-time£6,900£13,250
    PG Cert in Career DevelopmentDistance learning£2,170 (for Year One*)£4,300 (for Year One*)

    *Please note if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.

  • Social Work and Health

    CourseStudy modeHome / EUInternational
    MA Public HealthFull-time£6,900£13,250
    Part-time£3,450 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MA Social Work (January start)Full-time£6,900 (for Year One*)£13,250 (for Year One*)
    MA Advanced Social Work PracticePart-timePlease contact us for details.

    *Please note if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year or the two year full-time MA Social Work, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.

  • Research degrees

    CourseStudy modeHome / EUInternational
    Professional Doctorate in Social PracticePart-time£2,900 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    Professional Doctorate (DPsych) in Forensic PsychologyPart-time£2,900 (for Year One*)£6,625 (for Year One*)
    MPhil / PhD Research Degree in Social SciencesFull-timeTBC£13,250^
    Part-timeTBC£6,625^

    *Please note if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.

    ^Additional writing up fee will apply.

Important information

  • For course fees starting September 2017 and January 2018.
  • Please note that if you are considering a course that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for Year One of study. The course fee for Year Two is subject to annual review.
  • Fees are payable for each year of your course and will be subject to annual increase.
  • Candidates applying from visa national countries are required to submit an advance payment, which will then be deducted from the full fee.
  • EU and International can make their advanced payment by credit or debit card online. Find out how to make secure payments to the University.
  • In cases where an employer or other sponsor takes responsibility for paying fees, some evidence may be required. For example, a purchase order from the sponsor or an official letter on headed paper. Where fees are paid by a sponsoring company, VAT may be payable on top of the fees quoted above.

Scholarships and other funding

NTU is pleased to offer a number of scholarships worth up to the value of half your tuition fee. These scholarships are available to students who have been made an offer of a place to study on an eligible postgraduate Masters course.

If you’re an international or EU student holding an offer to study with us, you can apply for one of our international scholarships.

Please visit our international scholarships page for details.

Find information about EU tuition fee loans and external scholarships to study in the UK.

Postgraduate Alumni Loyalty Scheme – 25% fee discount

We’re happy to be able to offer a 25% alumni discount to most current NTU students and recent NTU alumni. This discount is currently available for those starting an eligible postgraduate taught, postgraduate research or professional course.

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