Tuition fees and funding

UK and European Union students

The standard tuition fee for taught postgraduate courses starting September 2015-16 is £4,590 (£510 per 20 credits). Taught courses normally take one year.

£10,000 postgraduate scholarships

Teesside University is offering a number of postgraduate scholarships worth £10,000 for 2015/16 entry. Each scholarship will cover 100% of your course fees (£4,590), with the remainder awarded as cash to support you through your studies. Eligibility criteria apply, for full details click the button below.

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Other postgraduate funding support*

  • From September 2015 benefit from a 10% fees discount towards your postgraduate taught course (part-time or full-time) if you:
    • are a continuing Teesside University student progressing, with no break in study, from an undergraduate to postgraduate taught course or
    • have graduated from an undergraduate course at Teesside University within the last two years (2013/14 or 2014/15) or
    • graduated with first-class honours from an undergraduate course at any other university within the last two years (2013/14 or 2014/15) or
    • are a member of staff at one of our HEBP partner colleges or our wider regional college network
  • £50 will be credited to your smart card when you enrol on a full-time postgraduate taught course. You can redeem this against printing and photocopying costs (includes NHS students).
  • A 5% discount is available if you pay your fees balance in full within the first six months of enrolling on your programme
  • Flexible payment options mean you can pay your fees in ten monthly instalments, allowing you to spread the cost

* This offer is for home/EU students only, and does not apply to NHS-funded courses (except the £50 smart card credit). The 5% discount and the flexible payment option only apply to self-funding students.


Cultural history scholarship
Teesside University Business School students

We are offering a £9,681 scholarship to a strong candidate for a full-time MA Cultural History within Teesside University's Institute of Design Culture and the Arts.

Computing alumni legacy scholarship
Teesside University Computing students

A group of successful alumni from the MSc in Computer Aided and Graphical Technology Applications have come together to set-up a postgraduate scholarship worth 100% of course fees. Only applies to eligible courses.

The fee for the MBA starting September 2015 is £10,250.

Research degree registrations

For August 2014 to July 2015

  • Fees per annum for UK/EU students studying full-time - £4,500
  • Fees per annum for UK/EU students studying part-time - £2,250
  • Fees per annum for international students studying full-time - £10,950
  • Fees per annum for international students studying at a distance £5,475

In the School of Science & Engineering, for MPhil and PhD courses, an additional bench fee of £2,600 applies for full-time research students (pro-rata for part-time). In exceptional circumstances this fee could be higher for particularly expensive projects. There is no bench fee for taught postgraduate courses leading to PgC, PgD or MSc.

Full time students who do not complete their studies within three years will be required to pay the relevant part time fee up to submission of the thesis for any years over and above the three year period. Fees are payable by all students up to the point of submission of the thesis.

Social work bursary - you may also be entitled to a social work bursary from the NHS in year 1 and year 2 of the MA Social Work Studies course.
Further information about the social work bursary

International students

Further information
Postgraduate study

For advice about fees and funding contact student services.
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For an overview of potential sources of postgraduate funding visit the Prospects website.

International students' tuition fees and funding

Fees and funding for health courses

There are different arrangements for health courses.
Funding for health courses

How to pay fees to the University

For more on how to pay contact the Finance Department on 01642 738469, email
More on paying tuition fees

More support

Some research projects at the University, which may be carried out as the basis of research degrees, are offered with partial or complete funding to cover fees and/or living costs. Other sources of funding include:

Elite athlete bursary

Up to £1,000 worth of support is available for talented students.
More about the elite athlete bursary


You may be funded by your employer to cover all or part of course fees. You must give us a letter confirming this or you will be invoiced for your fees.

Professional and career development loans

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 3997. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Disabled students allowances

For advice about fees and funding contact student services.
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