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Tuition fee information 2016/17

Postgraduate Taught Tuition

Standard Full-time

The full-time standard postgraduate taught tuition fee, for a student commencing study in the academic year 2016-17 is £5,220.


A student is classified as full-time if the total CATS points of the courses that he/she is studying are greater than 120 CATS points.

CATS is an acronym for the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme. This is a system which gives credit for each individual course unit that is completed successfully.

There are a number of postgraduate taught courses which have non-standard fees.

 

Other Fee Exceptions

International MBA £19,500
MSc Accounting and Finance £6,000
MSc Quantitative Finance £6,500
MSc Economics £6,000
MSc Finance £6,000
MSc HR Management £7,000
MSc International Business £5,500
MSc Management £6,000
MSc Marketing £7,000
MSc Risk and Investment Management £6,000
Master's in Law £6,700

Fees payable over two years
MSc Public Policy: £10,250
Executive MBA: £13,000

International Postgraduate Tuition Fees

International Postgraduate Taught
FR1 (classroom) £15,200
FR2 (laboratory) £19,000
FR3 (pre-clinical) N/A
FR4 (clinical element of Medical and
Dental courses)
£34,100
Postgraduate Research
FR1 (classroom) £15,100
FR2 (laboratory) £18,800
FR3 (pre-clinical) N/A
FR4 (clinical element of Medical and
Dental courses)
£34,800

 

International Postgraduate Tuition Fees - Other Fee Exceptions

International MBA £19,500
MSc Accounting and Finance £17,100
MSc Computational Finance £17,000
MSc Economics £16,000
MSc Finance £16,600
MSc HR Management £16,000
MSc International Business £15,000
MSc Management £16,000
MSc Marketing £16,500
MSc Risk Management and Financial Regulation £16,000

 

Standard Part-Time

The part-time standard postgraduate taught tuition fee, for student commencing study in the acdemic year 2016-17, is £29.00 per CATS point. A student is classified as part-time if the total CATS points of the courses that he/she is studying are less than or equal to 120 CATS points.

Standard Dissertation

If the required dissertation is not submitted by 30 September of the academic year in which the student is enrolled, he/she will be required to pay the fee for a full dissertation module (60 CATS points) for the following year, at the prevailing rate.


 

Postgraduate Research Tuition Fees and Charges

Full-time 

The full-time standard postgraduate research tuition fee, for a student commencing study in the academic year 2016-17 is £4,121.


 

The fee will be calculated on a monthly basis, pro-rated for the academic year, based on the month a student commences study.

Part-time 

Part-time research students are assessed, as such, on the basis that they are studying less than 21 hours per week, over a period of more than 18 weeks, on the course of study. 

The tuition fee is calculated at 50% of the full-time fee for students admitted from 2013-14 onwards. The part-time research fee for 2014-15 is £2,060.50.

The part-time research fee for students who first enrolled on their program prior to 2012-13 at Queen's will be £1,374.

Thesis 

A student who has completed research and is engaged in writing up a thesis will be charged a thesis only charge of £290.


 

Tuition Fee Payment Options

The options for paying tuition fees and charges, for the academic year 2016-17, are summarised in the table below. Students must ensure they have made the necessary arrangements to pay their tuition fees and charges at enrolment and regsitration. These payment options are set out in more detail at the following link: Link to payment options.  

The overarching principle, regarding the payment of tuition fees, and other associated charges, is that the student remains liable for the payment.  If the student loan or sponsorship arrangements do not subsequently provide funding, the student will be required to pay all fees and charges personally.

Please note the 25% of Tuition Fees are Non-Refundable following enrolment

Students whose personal contribution is £250 or less, will be required to pay in full on enrolment.

 

Options Notes
Pay tuition fees in full at enrolment

Tuition fees can be paid by cheque, credit/debit card or bank transfer.

Direct Debit

Minimum of 25% Payment at enrolment with 3 further bi-monthly payments (end of November, January and March).

Thesis only and Exam only charges cannot be paid by Direct Debit.

The Direct Debit Mandate can be downloaded via the following link Direct Debit Mandate form.

Sponsor Evidence of sponsorship or scholarship from a government or other
official organisation, must be provided at enrolment and registration.
Apply for a tuition fee loan to the SLC (Defer Fees)

Eligible Students can apply to the SLC for a tuition fee loan for specific courses designated for funding. These include PGCE, MSc Spatial Regeneration*, MArch*, MSc Urban and Rural Design*.

*Eligible students only - please refer to your Education and Library Board for further information on eligibility.


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