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Research

If you aspire to know your subject in greater depth or make a significant academic contribution, a research degree could be the answer. Find tuition fees for PhD/Research degree courses below.

We're in partnership with the University of the Arts London for the delivery of our research degrees. AUB adopts the fees set by UAL for its doctoral programme.

Research Fees

All students are required to pay tuition fees for each academic year of study. Fees for the academic year 2020/21 and 2021/22 are shown below.

Home

Tuition Fee

Full time

£5,610

Part time

£2,805

Writing-up fee*

£855

*Writing-free payable in four instalments and is valid for 12 months. Writing-up is up to 12 months before submission. The writing-up fee is valid for this period (requirement to pay instalments ceases on submission of PhD)

Please note: Students who enrolled in 2017/18 or earlier will continue to pay the £240 Writing-up fee.

EU and International

Tuition Fee

International

£20,110

Writing-up fee*

£855

International students who enrolled in 2018/19 or earlier will continue to pay the same fee that they paid in the first year of their enrolment on their research degree at UAL.

*Writing-free payable in 4 instalments and is valid for 12 months. Writing-up is up to 12 months before submission. The writing-up fee is valid for this period (requirement to pay instalments ceases on submission of PhD)

Please note: Students who enrolled in 2017/18 or earlier will continue to pay the £240 Writing-up fee.

Research Degrees Financial Support

Student Finance England

PhD students may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan through Student Finance England.

A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate doctoral course, such as a PhD. You can apply online or request a paper application form at www.gov.uk/studentfinance. If you have any questions about your eligibility for the loan please contact Student Finance England.

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