Postgraduate study

Postgraduate fees (UK/EU students)

January and September 2018 entry

Investing in your future

We can tell you the price of a postgraduate degree - but that's not the same as its value. You really can't put a price on turning your dream into reality.

10% tuition fee discount*

Our package

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 are a continuing Teesside University student progressing, with no break in study, from an undergraduate to a postgraduate taught degree course; or
  • you have completed and graduated from an undergraduate degree course at Teesside University from the academic year 2016-17; 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 (2016-17 or 2017-18); supporting evidence is required.

This offer applies to students enrolling on a postgraduate course for January 2018 or September 2018 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 2018 entry

  • £4,590 for a full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £510 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £10,250 for a 1 year Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • £13,350 (£6,675 per annum over 2 years) for a 2 year Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Some specialist courses are charged differently, with a non-standard fee. This fee is listed on the relevant course page.

Health degree tuition fee

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

Students on these courses are normally eligible for a Department of Health means-tested bursary with additional allowances where appropriate. If you are in receipt of a Department of Health bursary you won't have to pay tuition fees. European Union students are not usually entitled to Department of Health bursaries.
More about NHS student bursaries

September 2018 entry

  • £5,050 for a full-time taught postgraduate degree (MA/MSc) or £561 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £6,120 (£3,060 per year) for a two year full-time postgraduate degree (MA/MSc)
  • £3,365 for a full-time postgraduate diploma (PgDip) or £561 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £1,685 for a full-time postgraduate certificate (PgCert) or £561 per 20 credits for part-time
  • £6,000 for a full-time research degree (higher tier*) or £3,000 for part-time
  • £4,400 for a full-time research degree (standard tier) or £2,200 for part-time
  • The research degree writing up fee for 2018-19 is £650**.

Some specialist courses are charged differently, with a non-standard fee. This fee is listed on the relevant course page.

*Higher tier fees are charged for MPhil and PhD study based in the School of Science, Engineering & Design to reflect the higher costs of these disciplines. The fee applicable will be clearly stated in your offer letter.

**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. 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.


Ongoing fees

Full-time students who don't complete their studies within three years are required to pay the relevant part-time fee up to submission of their thesis for any years over and above the three-year period.

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

  • MA Creative Writing (Distance Learning)
  • Diploma in Psychology (Graduate Conversion)
  • Doctorate Counselling Psychology
  • Doctorate Education
  • Doctorate Psychology (Top-up)
  • Doctorate Health and Social Care Professional Practice
  • MA Social Work
  • MCh Orthopaedics
  • MCh Surgical Gastroenterology and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • MBA Master of Business Administration
  • Doctorate Business Administration (DBA)
  • Research degrees

More information

For all fees and funding enquiries, please contact Student Finance.