Postgraduate Taught Degree

International students:  You can find details of the tuition fee costs on each postgraduate taught course page.

UK/EU students: You can find details of the tuition fee costs on each postgraduate taught course page.

Tuition fees are charged annually to all students during the minimum candidature period for your programme and will increase by 3% each year.  The candidature periods for Postgraduate Taught programmes are outlined below:-

 

ProgrammeMinimum candidature
Full-Time Masters (180 credits)  1 year 
Part-Time (Flexible) Masters (90 credits per year)  2 years 
Part-Time Masters (60 credits per year)  3 years 
Part-Time Masters (90 credits per year) 2 years 
Full-Time Extended Masters (120 credits per year) 2 years 
Part Time Extended Masters (60 credits per year) 4 years 
  • Tuition fees for taught master's programmes are inclusive of dissertation costs.
  • Tuition Fees for part-time programmes will be calculated pro-rata of the equivalent full-time fee. 
  • For Erasmus Mundus programmes the Euro rate quoted on the course pages relate to the year spent at Swansea University as part of the collaborative agreement.
  • Stand-alone modules will be calculated pro-rata of the equivalent full-time fee. 

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Postgraduate Research degree

International students: Please visit our Tuition Fees for International Students page for details of the tuition fees.

UK/EU students: Tuition fees are charged annually to all students during the minimum candidature period for your programme and will increase each year in line with UKRI recommendations.  The candidature periods and related Tuition Fee costs are outlined below:-

ProgrammeMinimum candidatureTuition Fee (2018/19 entry point)Tuition Fee (2019/20* entry point)
PhD (full-time)  3 years  £4,260  £4,345 
PhD (part-time)  6 years  £2,130  £2172.50 
MPhil (full-time)  2 years  £4,260  £4,345 
MPhil (part-time)  4 years  £2,130  £2,172.50 
Masters by Research (full-time)  1 year  £4,260  £4,345 
Masters by Research (part-time)  2 years  £2,130  £2,172.50 
EngD (full-time)  4 years £4,260 £4/345

* Note: the fees for 2019/20 are indicative pending confirmation from UKRI

  • You will be required to pay fees for the full minimum candidature period irrespective if you've been permitted to submit at an earlier point.
  • A bench fee may be charged on top of your tuition fee to cover specialist equipment or laboratory costs required for your research. If a bench fee is to be charged, the amount will be determined by your supervisor and included in your Offer of Study.
  • Fee costs for visiting research students will be charged at 50% of the full-time rate.
  • Fee costs for associate research students will be charged at 25% of the full-time rate.
  • If you are a Full Time student and undertaking your research at your place of employment you may be eligible to apply as an External student (under Method B entry). If applicable, the fee costs will be 50% of the above full-time rate.

Note: Additional tuition fees may be charged in your 'writing up' period if it is deemed appropriate at the annual Progression Boards due to extensive supervision or laboratory use.

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