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Tuition fees 2018-2019 to 2020-2021

Undergraduate

Tuition fees for undergraduatesApproved
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021
Notes
Home (Scotland/EU) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £1,820 £1,820 *  Yet to be set
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £9,250 £9,250 *  Yet to be set
Islands - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £9,250 £9,250 *  Yet to be set
           
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2020 entrants - - £23,910 2020 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2019 entrants - £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 £19,720 £20,700 £21,735 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year
Overseas - Medicine 2017 onwards £30,080 £31,580 £31,950 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 £27,780 £29,170 £30,630 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
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021
Notes
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £303 £303 £tbc Equates to 20 credits of Home/EU undergraduate
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £3,548 £3,725 £3,985 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 2018-2019 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2019-2020 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2020-2021 Home (Scotland/EU) £tbc £tbc £tbc £tbc £tbc
Notes
  • 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 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021

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

£8,500 £9,000 £9,450

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£8,500 £9,000 £9,450

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Conservation Studies
  • Digital Health
  • Gender Studies
  • Global, Social and Politcal Thought
£8,500 £9,000 £9,450

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Schools of Economics and Finance; International Relations; Management

£10,360 £10,880 £11,420

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Mineral Resources
£10,360 £10,880 £11,420

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Graduate School

  • International Development Practice

£10,360

£10,880

£11,420

       

Overseas Taught (Band A)

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

£17,600 £18,480 £19,400

Overseas Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£17,600 £18,480 £19,400

Overseas Taught (Band A)

Graduate School

  • Gender Studies
  • Global, Social and Political Thought

£17,600

£18,480

£19,400

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

£20,980 £21,990 £23,090

Overseas (Band B)

Graduate School

  • Conservation Studies
  • Digital Health
  • International Development Practice
£20,980 £21,990 £23,090
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
2018-2019
Approved
2019-2020
Approved
2020-2021

School of Biology

  • Sustainable Aquaculture by Distance Learning
MSc £20,980 £21,990 £23,090
PG Diploma £13,985 £14,660 £15,400
PG Certificate £6,995 £7,330 £7,690
Non-graduating CPD £1,280 per 10-credits £1,340 per 10-credits  £tbc

School of Computer Science

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

School of Divinity

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

£1,890 by module

£2,830 MLitt dissertation

£2,000 by module

£3,000 MLitt dissertation

£2,100 by module

£3,150 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,910 by module

£5,870 MLitt dissertation

£4,110 by module

£6,150 MLitt dissertation

£4,310 by module

£6,470 MLitt dissertation

School of Geography and Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainable Energy
Home/EU £8,500 £9,000 £9,450
Overseas £18,880 £19,790 £20,780

School of International Relations

  • Terrorism Studies by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,725 by module

£3,460 MLitt dissertation

£1,815 by module

£3,620 MLitt dissertation

£1,900 by module

£3,820 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,500 by module

£6,980 MLitt dissertation

£3,665 by module

£7,330 MLitt dissertation

£3,850 by module

£7,690 MLitt dissertation

School of Modern Languages

  • German and Comparative Literature (collaborative course with the University of Bonn)
Home/EU £1,720 £1,810 £tbc
Overseas £17,600 £18,480 £19,400

School of Psychology

  • PG Certificate - The Psychology of Dementia Care
by Distance Learning £2,160 £2,160 £2,265
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 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Notes
Home/EU Research - PhD, MSt (Res), EngD, MD, DProf   £4,260 £4,327 £4,400*  *Indicative based on previous UKRI fee levels. Fee will be confirmed early 2020
 Home/EU Research - MSc (Res)   £4,260 £4,327  £5,900*  *Indicative only. Fee will be confirmed early 2020
           

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 n/a £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 n/a £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: 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

2020 entrants n/a n/a £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  n/a  £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

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

Tuition fees for research postgraduates

(MPhil, MFA)

Approved 2020-2021
Home and Overseas

2020 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 2021-2022 (which will usually be confirmed by January 2021). Please see tuition fees for other research programmes above.

  
 

 

Postgraduate continuation and extension fees (PhD and MPhil)

  Approved 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Approved
2020-2021
Notes
Postgraduate PhD continuation (full-time students)   £280 £285 £290 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 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)   £280/quarter  £285/quarter £290/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 (full-time students)   £140 £143 £145

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 continuation (part-time students)   - £72 £72

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 extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)   £280/quarter £285/quarter £290/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 2018-2019Approved 2019-2020Approved 2020-2021Notes
Postgraduate thesis re-submission £240 £245 £250  
Staff - tuition fee £145 £150 £155 Meeting eligibility criteria
Staff - thesis submission fee £240 £245 £250 Meeting eligibility criteria
PhD by portfolio - registration fee £145 £150 £155  

PhD by portfolio - thesis submission fee

£240 £245 £250  

Children of employees

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