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Postgraduate study

Postgraduate fees (UK students)

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10% tuition fee discount*

You may be able to benefit from a 10% discount towards your postgraduate taught degree (part-time or full-time) tuition fee if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • you have completed and graduated from an undergraduate degree course at Teesside University in the academic years 2019-20 or 2020-21; or
  • you have completed and graduated with a first-class honours from an undergraduate degree course at any other university in the last two academic years (2019-20 or 2020-21); supporting evidence is required.
Our package

This offer applies to students enrolling on a postgraduate course for January 2021, September 2021 or January 2022 entry only and the discount will automatically be applied to your fee if you met the qualifying criteria.

* Please note, unless otherwise stated, this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other fee reduction scheme or discount offer. The University reserves the right to amend the amount of any reduction and/or the qualifying criteria at any time.

January 2021 entry

Some specialist courses are charged differently, with a non-standard fee. This fee is listed on the relevant course page. Otherwise, our standard fees are as follows:

  • £5,900 for a standard tier full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £655 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £6,500 for an enhanced tier full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £722 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £7,870 (£3,935 per year) for a standard tier two year full-time postgraduate degree (MA/MSc)
  • £8,670 (£4,335 per year) for an enhanced tier two year full-time postgraduate degree (MA/MSc)
  • £3,930 for a standard tier full-time postgraduate diploma (PgDip) or £655 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £4,330 for an enhanced tier full-time postgraduate diploma (PgDip) or £722 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £4,400 per year for a standard tier full-time research degree or £2,200 for part-time per year
  • £6,000 per year for an enhanced tier full-time research degree or £3,000 for part-time per year
  • The research degree writing up fee is £650**.

Enhanced fees are charged for certain programmes to reflect the higher costs associated with these disciplines. The fee applicable will be clearly stated in your offer letter.

*After a period of three years (five years for part-time students), and once the data gathering and analysis phase of the project is completed, students are entitled to a period of one year (two years for part-time students) at which a reduced writing-up fee is payable. If work is not submitted for examination within the designated writing-up period, the fee will normally revert to the standard fee for the following year.

** the DBA also enables you to apply for this additional writing up year should you need it

Courses with non-standard fees are not eligible for fee discounts


September 2021 and January 2022 entry

Some specialist courses are charged differently, with a non-standard fee. This fee is listed on the relevant course page. Otherwise, our standard fees are as follows:

  • £6,100 for a standard tier full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £680 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £6,695 for an enhanced tier full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £722 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £7,870 (£3,395 per year) for a standard tier two year full-time postgraduate degree (MA/MSc)
  • £8,670 (£4,335 per year) for an enhanced tier two year full-time postgraduate degree (MA/MSc)
  • £4,065 for a standard tier full-time postgraduate diploma (PgDip) or £680 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £4,465 for an enhanced tier full-time postgraduate diploma (PgDip) or £745 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £4,400 per year for a standard tier full-time research degree or £2,200 for part-time per year
  • £6,000 per year for an enhanced tier full-time research degree or £3,000 for part-time per year
  • The research degree writing up fee is £650**.

Enhanced fees are charged for certain programmes to reflect the higher costs associated with these disciplines. The fee applicable will be clearly stated in your offer letter.

*After a period of three years (five years for part-time students), and once the data gathering and analysis phase of the project is completed, students are entitled to a period of one year (two years for part-time students) at which a reduced writing-up fee is payable. If work is not submitted for examination within the designated writing-up period, the fee will normally revert to the standard fee for the following year.

** the DBA also enables you to apply for this additional writing up year should you need it

Courses with non-standard fees are not eligible for fee discounts


Health degree tuition fee

A different fee and funding structure exists for UK students studying the following full-time postgraduate courses:

Please note that all fees may be subject to annual increase.

These courses are now eligible for funding via the Student Loans Company under the same terms and conditions as undergraduate tuition fee and maintenance loans. They are currently not eligible for any further discounts on fees, such as the postgraduate 10% tuition fee discount.
More about healthcare education funding for postgraduate, dental hygiene and dental therapy students.

Additional financial support is available from the NHS for these courses.
More about the Learning Support Fund.


EU students

If your course starts on or after the 1 August 2021 you will not be eligible for home fee status, undergraduate, postgraduate and further education financial support from Student Finance England unless you meet one of the following criteria:

  • you are able to benefit from the citizens rights agreements
  • you are an Irish national living in the UK or Republic of Ireland - benefits of Irish nationals under the Common Travel Area arrangement will continue

More about support for EU students

Due to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the Government has issued new eligibility rules for home fee status and student finance for the 2021/22 academic year. These rules are expected to be enshrined in law (by amendment to The Education (Student Support) Regulations 2011 (as amended) (the Regulations)) in early 2021. For EU Students, this means that, subject to certain exceptions, you will not eligible for home fee status and student finance from 1 August 2021. Please refer to the full eligibility rules for full details.


Teesside University online learning

Tuition fees for Teesside University online learning courses vary - please check the course page for the correct fee.
More about online learning fees

Fees and funding enquiries


Please contact Student Life.