Money Matters

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Financing your studies

Money Matters

Find out the cost of our programmes and potential funding opportunities which you can apply for

Funding

From the academic year 2017/18, the Government will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per student for postgraduate study. For more information, click here.

For details of University funding opportunities please contact the Graduate School or visit the website - http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/graduateschool/.

Funding scholarships, not administered by the Graduate School, may be offered by individual Schools in the University. It is therefore recommended that applicants check the relevant School website for details – follow link below to Useful Contacts at Queen's.

Contact details - see Useful Contacts at Queen's.


Tuition Fees

Postgraduate Taught and Research Programmes
Information on tuition fees is available here

Distance Learning Programmes

The tuition fee is based on the number of CATS points to be completed during 2017/18 and is determined by the student's country of residence at the time of taking course, as follows. The 2016/17 fee rate is also shown for information:

Resident in the UK, Republic of Ireland or other EU country - £34.50 per CATS point (£33.50 per CATS point in 2016/17)

Resident outside the EU - £58.00 per CATS point (£56.50 per CATS point in 2016/17)

Direct entry applicants will complete 60 CATS points during each stage. Their 2017/18 fee will be:

Home/EU £2,070 (£2,010 in 2016/17)

Non EU £3,480 (£3,390 in 2016/17)

The fee to be paid by applicants who are awarded credit for previous Postgraduate qualifications via the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) will be calculated according to the number of points to be completed in 2017/18.

Contact details - see Useful Contacts at Queen's.


Payment of Fees

Students will be required to fulfil certain financial arrangements to the satisfaction of the University before being able to complete their Registration as a student of the University. For more detailed information about the options for payment of tuition fees please refer to the Tuition Fee Payment Options.


Additional Course Costs

For some courses students may be required to purchase specialist equipment or attend field courses and any costs involved will be additional to the cost of tuition fees.


Students' Union

Help and advice with any aspect of Student Finance can be sought from Connie Craig, Students’ Union Financial Adviser - Connie.craig@qub.ac.uk.

Guidance and advice on general money management such as how to live on a budget or how best to deal with your student debt, can be obtained from Debbie Forsey, Students’ Union Money Management Adviser - d.forsey@qub.ac.uk.

Connie, Debbie and Students’ Union Education and Welfare Adviser, Brian are based in the Students’ Union Advice Centre on the 2nd floor of the Students’ Union building.

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