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Tuition fees 2019-2020 to 2021-2022

Undergraduate

Tuition fees for undergraduatesApproved
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021
Approved
2021-2022
Notes
Home (Scotland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £1,820 £1,820 *  *yet to be confirmed by the Scottish Government
RUK (England, Wales, N Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £9,250 £9,250 £9,250  
Islands - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £9,250 £9,250 £9,250  
           
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2021 entrants - - £25,100 2021 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2020 entrants - £23,910 £23,910 2020 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2019 entrants £22,350 £22,350 £22,350 2019 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2018 entrants £21,290 £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 £20,700 £21,735 £22,820 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year
Overseas - Medicine   £31,580 £31,950 £32,910 Tuition fees may increase each year and further information can be found on our Study at St Andrews webpage under the 'Tuition fees' heading

Notes

  • Home (Scotland) 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
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021
Approved
2021-2022
Notes
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £303 £303 * Equates to 20 credits of Home/EU undergraduate *yet to be confirmed by the Scottish Government
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £3,548 £3,725 £4,185 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 2019-2020 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2020-2021 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2021-2022 Home (Scotland/EU) * * * * *

*yet to be confirmed by the Scottish Government


Postgraduate


Taught postgraduate

Tuition fees for taught postgraduatesApproved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Approved 2021-2022

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

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

£9,000 £9,450 £9,900

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£9,000 £9,450 £9,900

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Conservation Studies
  • Digital Health
  • Gender Studies
  • Global, Social and Political Thought
£9,000 £9,450 £9,900

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Schools of Economics and Finance; International Relations; Management

£10,880 £11,420 £11,990

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Strategic Earth Resources
£10,880 £11,420 £11,990

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Graduate School

  • International Development Practice

£10,880

£11,420

£11,990

       

Overseas Taught (Band A)

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

£18,480 £19,400 £20,370

Overseas Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£18,480 £19,400 £20,370

Overseas Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Gender Studies
  • Global, Social and Political Thought

£18,480

£19,400

£20,370

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

£21,990 £23,090 £24,240

Overseas (Band B)

Graduate School

  • Conservation Studies
  • Digital Health
  • International Development Practice
£21,990 £23,090 £24,240
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
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021
Approved
2021-2022

School of Biology

  • Sustainable Aquaculture by Distance Learning
MSc £21,990 £23,090 £24,240
PG Diploma £14,660 £15,400 £16,160
PG Certificate £7,330 £7,690 £8,080
Non-graduating CPD £1,340 per 10-credits £1,410 per 10-credits  tbc per 10-credits 

School of Computer Science

  • Computer Science with English Language (18-month MSc)
MSc £26,400 £27,720 £29,100
       

School of Divinity

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

£2,000 by module

£3,000 MLitt dissertation

£2,100 by module

£3,150 MLitt dissertation

£2,200 by module

£3,300 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£4,110 by module

£6,150 MLitt dissertation

£4,310 by module

£6,470 MLitt dissertation

£4,530 by module

£6,780 MLitt dissertation

School of Geography and Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainable Energy
Home/EU £9,000 £9,450 £9,900
Overseas £19,790 £20,780 £21,820

School of International Relations

  • Terrorism Studies by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,815 by module

£3,620 MLitt dissertation

£1,900 by module

£3,820 MLitt dissertation

£2,000 by module

£3,990 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,665 by module

£7,330 MLitt dissertation

£3,850 by module

£7,690 MLitt dissertation

£4,040 by module

£8,080 MLitt dissertation

School of Modern Languages

  • German and Comparative Literature (collaborative course with the University of Bonn)
Home/EU £1,810 £1,900 tbc
Overseas £18,480 £19,400 £20,370

School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

  • International Master in Audiovisual and Cinema Studies
Home/EU   £17,325 tbc
Overseas   £35,570 tbc

School of Psychology

  • PG Certificate - The Psychology of Dementia Care
by Distance Learning £2,160 £2,265 £2,385
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, DProf

Approved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Approved 2021-2022Notes
Home/EU Research - PhD, MSt (Res), EngD, MD, DProf   £4,327 £4,407 £4,500* *indicative - will be confirmed early 2021
 Home/EU Research - MSc (Res)   £4,327 £5,907 £6,045* *indicative - will be confirmed early 2021
           

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

2021

entrants

n/a n/a £18,880 2021 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

2020 entrants n/a £18,250 £18,250 2020 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

2019 entrants £17,380 £17,380 £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 £16,550 £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: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2021 entrants n/a n/a £22,470 2021 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

2020 entrants n/a £21,820 £21,820 2020 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  £20,780  £20,780  £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  £19,790  £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

Tuition fees for research postgraduates

(MPhil, MFA)

Approved 2021-2022
Home and Overseas

2021 entrants

The MPhil and MFA are two-year programmes. For fees for the first year, please see tuition fees for taught postgraduate programmes. In the second year, fees will be charged in line with the equivalent PhD research fee for 2022-2023 (which will usually be confirmed by January 2022). Please see tuition fees for other research programmes above.

  
 

 

Postgraduate continuation and extension fees (PhD and MPhil)

  Approved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Approved
2021-2022
Notes
Postgraduate PhD continuation (full-time students)   £285 £290 £295 For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period and not pro rata. In line with the Length of Study policy
Postgraduate PhD continuation (part-time students)   £143 £145 £148 For up to 24 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period and not pro rata. Fee is payable per year and may increase annually. In line with the Length of Study policy
           
Postgraduate PhD extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)   £285/quarter  £290/quarter £295/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/MFA continuation (full-time students)   £143 £145 £148

For up to 6 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period and not pro rata. In line with the Length of Study policy

Postgraduate MPhil/MFA continuation (part-time students)   £72 £73 £74

For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period and not pro rata. Fee is payable per 6-month block and may increase annually. In line with the Length of Study policy

           
Postgraduate MPhil/MFA extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)   £285/quarter £290/quarter £295/quarter Up to a maximum of 6 months in line with the Length of Study policy
Postgraduate MPhil/MFA 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 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Approved 2021-2022Notes
Postgraduate thesis re-submission £245 £250 £255  
Staff - tuition fee £150 £155 £160 Meeting eligibility criteria
Staff - thesis submission fee £245 £250 £255 Meeting eligibility criteria
PhD by portfolio - registration fee £150 £155 £160  

PhD by portfolio - thesis submission fee

£245 £250 £255  

Children of employees

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