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Tuition fees 2015-2016 to 2017-2018

Undergraduate

Tuition fees for undergraduatesApproved
2015-2016
Approved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018
Notes
Home (Scotland/EU) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £1,820 £1,820 £1,820  
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine 2017 entrants - - £9,250  
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,000 £9,000  
Island Fees 2017 entrants - - £9,250  
Island Fees pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,000 £9,000  
           
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2017 entrants - - £20,570 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science pre-2017 entrants £17,040 £17,890 £18,780 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year
Overseas - Medicine 2017 entrants - - £28,200 2017 entrants - tuition fees may increase each year and further information can be found on our Study at St Andrews webpage under the 'Tuition fees' heading
Overseas - Medicine pre-2017 entrants £24,500 £25,200 £26,460 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year

Notes

  • * = as yet to be set by the Scottish Government.
  • Home (Scotland/EU) students may be eligible to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish Government. All such tuition fees will be paid for through the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Details on how and when to apply are available from SAAS.

Undergraduate exceptions

Undergraduate exceptionsApproved
2015-2016
Approved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018
Notes
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £303 £303 £303 Equates to 20 credits of Home/EU undergraduate
Certificate of Sustainable Aquaculture Distance Learning £3,995 £3,995 £3,995  

Part-time

Part-time UndergraduateArts, Divinity, Science10 Credits20 Credits30 Credits40 Credits60 Credits
Approved 2015-2016 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
  RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) £750 £1,500 £2,250 £3,000 £4,500
Approved 2016-2017 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
  RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) £750 £1,500 £2,250 £3,000 £4,500
Approved 2017-2018 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
 

RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland)

(pre-2017 entrants)
£750 £1,500 £2,250 £3,000 £4,500
Notes
  • * = as yet to be set
  • The exception being continuing part-time undergraduate students, currently on the lower HFA rate, who will receive the benefit of having fees generated from the pre-2006 full-time fee (£1,285).

Postgraduate


Taught postgraduate

Tuition fees for taught postgraduatesApproved 2015-2016Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Schools of Art History; Biology; Chemistry; Classics; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; English; Geography and Sustainable Development; History; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology and Neuroscience

£5,500 £6,800 £7,500

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Divinity

£6,510 £6,800 £7,500

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£6,670 £6,800 £7,500

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Biology

  • Marine Mammal Science
£7,830 £8,000 £8,400

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
n/a £8,000 £8,400

Home/EU Taught (Band C)

School of Management

£9,340 £9,400 £9,870

Home/EU Taught (Band C)

School of Economics and Finance

£8,870 £9,400 £9,870

Home/EU Taught (Band C)

School of International Relations

£6,510 £9,400 £9,870

Home/EU Taught (Band C)

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Mineral Resources
n/a n/a £9,870
       

Overseas Taught (Band A/B)

Schools of Art History; Classics; English; History; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

£15,440 £16,250 £17,090

Overseas Taught (Band A/B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£15,100 £16,250 £17,090

Overseas Taught (Band A/B)

School of Divinity

£17,090 £17,090 £17,090

Overseas Taught (Band A/B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
n/a £17,090 £17,090

Overseas Taught (Band C)

Schools of Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development; International Relations; Management; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology and Neuroscience

£18,470 £19,400 £20,370

Overseas Taught (Band C)

Schools of Economics and Finance; Management

£19,300 £19,400 £20,370

Overseas Taught (Band C)

School of International Relations

£17,090 £19,400 £20,370
Notes
  • NB: Taught postgraduate tuition fees will continue to be reviewed by the University in line with current practice, on an annual basis, and remain unaffected by any changes to fee structures at Undergraduate level.

Taught postgraduate exceptions

Taught postgraduate exceptionsApproved
2015-2016
Approved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018

School of Biology

  • Sustainable Aquaculture by Distance Learning
MSc £18,470 £19,400 £20,370
PG Diploma £12,310 £12,930 £13,580
PG Certificate £5,860 £6,470 £6,790
Non-graduating CPD   £1,200 by module £1,250 by module

School of Divinity

  • Bible and the Contemporary World by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,450 by module

£2,160 MLitt dissertation

£1,510 by module

£2,270 MLitt dissertation

£1,670 by module

£2,490 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

School of Geography and Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainable Energy
Home/EU £5,500 £6,800 £7,500
Overseas £16,620 £17,460 £18,330

School of International Relations

  • Terrorism Studies by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,080 by module

£2,190 MLitt dissertation

£1,570 by module

£3,120 MLitt dissertation

£1,650 by module

£3,270 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£2,850 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,240 by module

£6,440 MLitt dissertation

£3,400 by module

£6,770 MLitt dissertation

School of Management

  • MLitt International Business and Strategy (joint Programme with Moscow State University)
Home/EU £4,670 £4,700 £4,935
Overseas £9,650 £9,700 £10,185

School of Modern Languages

  • German and Comparative Literature (collaborative course with the University of Bonn)
Home/EU £1,485 £1,560 £1,640
Overseas £15,440 £16,250 £17,090

School of Psychology

  • PG Certificate - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • PG Diploma - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • MSc - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • PG Certificate - Adult Support, Protection and Safeguarding
  • PG Certificate - The Psychology of Dementia Care
by Distance Learning £2,160 £2,160 £2,160
Notes
  • NB: Taught postgraduate tuition fees will continue to be reviewed by the University in line with current practice, on an annual basis, and remain unaffected by any changes to fee structures at Undergraduate level.

Research postgraduate

Tuition fees for research postgraduates

(PhD, MSc (Res), MSt (Res), EngD, MPhil, MD)

Approved 2015-2016Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Notes
Home/EU Research Full time £4,052
£4,121
£4,195  

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2017 entrants n/a
n/a
£15,760 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2016 entrants n/a £15,300 £15,300 2016 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2015 entrants

£14,850 £14,850 £14,850

2015 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2014 entrants

£14,420 £14,420 £14,420

2014 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Divinity entrants 2014 at £14,600

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2010 - 2013 entrants £14,000 £14,000 £14,000

2013 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Divinity entrants 2010-2013 at £14,600

           

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2017 entrants n/a n/a £18,850 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2016 entrants n/a £18,300 £18,300 2016 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2015 entrants £17,770 £17,770 £17,770

2015 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2014 entrants £17,250 £17,250 £17,250 2014 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2010 - 2013 entrants £16,750 £16,750 £16,750 2013 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study
Notes
  • * = yet to be set

Postgraduate continuation and extension fees (PhD and MPhil)

  Approved 2015-2016Approved 2016-2017Approved
2017-2018
Notes
Postgraduate PhD continuation   £265 £270 - For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
Postgraduate PhD continuation (from 1 January 2017)     £275 £275 For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
           
Postgraduate PhD extensions  

1st extension

3 months - £391

6 months - £783

9 months - £1,174

12 months - £1,565

2nd extension

6 months - £1,433

12 months - £2,865

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,252

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,252

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

For students choosing to remain on the previous Length of Study for Postgraduate Research Students policy
Postgraduate PhD extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)     £275/quarter £275/quarter Up to a maximum of 12 months in line with the Length of Study policy
           
Postgraduate MPhil continuation   £155 £160 -

For up to 6 months continuation after end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.

Postgraduate MPhil continuation (from 1 January 2017)     £275 £275 For up to 6 months continuation after end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
           
Postgraduate MPhil extensions  

1st extension

3 months - £453

6 months - £905

2nd extension

6 months - £1,655

1st extension

3 months - £480

6 months - £960

2nd extension

6 months - £1,760

1st extension

3 months - £480

6 months - £960

2nd extension

6 months - £1,760

For students choosing to remain on the previous Length of Study for Postgraduate Research Students policy

Postgraduate MPhil extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)    

£275/quarter

£275/quarter

Up to a maximum of 6 months in line with the Length of Study policy


Thesis submission and staff fees

 Approved 2015-2016Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Notes
Postgraduate thesis re-submission £225 £230 £235  
Staff - tuition fee £130 £135 £140 Meeting eligibility criteria
Staff - thesis submission fee £225 £230 £235 Meeting eligibility criteria
PhD by portfolio - registration fee £130 £135 £140 Meeting eligibility criteria

PhD by portfolio - thesis submission fee

£225 £230 £235 Meeting eligibility criteria

Children of employees

£1,820 £1,820 * Meeting eligibility criteria
Notes
  • * = yet to be set