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Tuition fees 2017-2018 to 2019-2020

Undergraduate

Tuition fees for undergraduatesApproved
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020
Notes
Home (Scotland/EU) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £1,820 £1,820 *  * yet to be set by the Scottish Government
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine 2017 onwards £9,250 £9,250 £9,250  
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,250 £9,250  
Island Fees 2017 onwards £9,250 £9,250 £9,250  
Island Fees pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,250 £9,250  
           
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2019 entrants - - £22,350 2019 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2018 entrants - £21,290 £21,290 2018 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2017 entrants £20,570 £20,570 £20,570 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science pre-2017 entrants £18,780 £19,720 £20,700 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year
Overseas - Medicine 2017 onwards £28,200 £30,080 £31,580 entrants from 2017 onwards - 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 £26,460 £27,780 £29,170 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year

Notes

  • 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
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020
Notes
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £303 £303 * Equates to 20 credits of Home/EU undergraduate
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £3,428 £3,548 £3,725 Equates to 20 credits of Overseas undergraduate
Certificate of Sustainable Aquaculture Distance Learning £3,995 £3,995 £3,995  

Part-time (General and Evening Degree)

Part-time UndergraduateArts, Divinity, Science10 Credits20 Credits30 Credits40 Credits60 Credits
Approved 2017-2018 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2018-2019 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2019-2020 Home (Scotland/EU) * * * * *
Notes
  • Home (Scotland/EU) fees for 2019-2020 are yet to be set by the Scottish Government
  • 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 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Schools of Art History; Biology; Chemistry; Classics; Computer Science; Divinty; 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

£7,500 £8,500 £9,000

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£7,500 £8,500 £9,000

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Biology

  • Marine Mammal Science
£8,000 £8,500 £9,000

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Contemporary Studies
  • Conservation Studies
n/a £8,500 £9,000

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Schools of Economics and Finance; International Relations; Management

£9,870 £10,360 £10,880

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
£8,400 £10,360 £10,880

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Mineral Resources
£9,870 £10,360 £10,880

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Graduate School

  • International Development Practice

n/a

£10,360

£10,880

       

Overseas Taught (Band A)

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

£17,090 £17,600 £18,480

Overseas Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£17,090 £17,600 £18,480

Overseas Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Contemporary Studies

n/a

£17,600

£18,480

Overseas Taught (Band B)

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

£20,370 £20,980 £21,990

Overseas Taught (Band B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
£17,090 £20,980 £21,990

Overseas (Band B)

Graduate School

  • Conservation Studies
  • International Development Practice
n/a £20,980 £21,990
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
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020

School of Biology

  • Sustainable Aquaculture by Distance Learning
MSc £20,370 £20,980 £21,990
PG Diploma £13,580 £13,985 £14,660
PG Certificate £6,790 £6,995 £7,330
Non-graduating CPD £1,250 per 10-credits £1,280 per 10-credits  £tbc

School of Computer Science

  • Computer Science with English Language (18-month MSc)
MSc n/a £26,400 £tbc
       

School of Divinity

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

£1,670 by module

£2,490 MLitt dissertation

£1,890 by module

£2,830 MLitt dissertation

£2,000 by module

£3,000 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,910 by module

£5,870 MLitt dissertation

£4,110 by module

£6,150 MLitt dissertation

School of Geography and Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainable Energy
Home/EU £7,500 £8,500 £9,000
Overseas £18,330 £18,880 £19,790

School of International Relations

  • Terrorism Studies by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,650 by module

£3,270 MLitt dissertation

£1,725 by module

£3,460 MLitt dissertation

£1,815 by module

£3,620 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,400 by module

£6,770 MLitt dissertation

£3,500 by module

£6,980 MLitt dissertation

£3,665 by module

£7,330 MLitt dissertation

School of Management

  • MLitt International Business and Strategy (joint Programme with Moscow State University)
Home/EU £4,935 £5,180 £5,440
Overseas £10,185 £10,490 £10,995

School of Modern Languages

  • German and Comparative Literature (collaborative course with the University of Bonn)
Home/EU £1,640 £1,720 -
Overseas £17,090 £17,600 -

School of Psychology

  • PG Diploma - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • MSc - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • 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, MD)

Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Notes
Home/EU Research Full time £4,195 £4,260 *  

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

2019 entrants n/a n/a £17,380 2019 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

2018 entrants n/a £16,550 £16,550 2018 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

2017 entrants £15,760 £15,760 £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 £15,300 £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

           

Overseas Research

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

2019 entrants  n/a  n/a  £20,780 2019 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

2018 entrants  n/a  £19,790 £19,790 2018 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

2017 entrants £18,850 £18,850 £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 £18,300 £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
Notes
  • * = yet to be set

Postgraduate continuation and extension fees (PhD and MPhil)

  Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Approved
2019-2020
Notes
Postgraduate PhD continuation   £275 £280 £285 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 (granted from 1 January 2017)   £275/quarter  £280/quarter £285/quarter Up to a maximum of 12 months in line with the Length of Study policy
Postgraduate PhD extensions  

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

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 MPhil continuation   £138 £140 £143

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 (granted from 1 January 2017)   £275/quarter £280/quarter £285/quarter Up to a maximum of 6 months in line with the Length of Study policy
Postgraduate MPhil extensions  

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

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


Thesis submission and staff fees

 Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Notes
Postgraduate thesis re-submission £235 £240 £245  
Staff - tuition fee £140 £145 £150 Meeting eligibility criteria
Staff - thesis submission fee £235 £240 £245 Meeting eligibility criteria
PhD by portfolio - registration fee £140 £145 £150 Meeting eligibility criteria

PhD by portfolio - thesis submission fee

£235 £240 £245 Meeting eligibility criteria

Children of employees

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