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Tuition Fees

Postgraduate Study fees 2023-24 entry

Queen's offers lower tuition fees and living expenses than many other similarly well-regarded universities in the United Kingdom.

The fees you will pay will vary depending on the course you choose and the level of study.

The below figures are for 2023/24 entry.

Work out your fee status/category

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  • POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT

    Postgraduate taught tuition fees for 2023-24 are as follows:

    NI 1 / ROI 2  Standard Postgraduate Taught: £6,980

    GB 1  Standard Postgraduate Taught: £8,360

    EXCEPTIONS PREMIUM MASTER'S COURSES

    In addition to the exceptions noted, different fees may be agreed for certain courses. Prospective students should refer to qub.ac.uk/courses for course costs and tuition fees.

    Queen's MBA
    *(Less a special £10,000 fee discount scholarship for 2023 entry)

    £24,000*

    MSc Actuarial Science £8,360
    MSc Accounting and Finance £8,360
    MSc Business Analytics £8,360
    MSc Economics £8,360
    MSc Finance £8,360
    MSc Human Resource Management £8,360
    MSc International Business £8,360
    MSc International Public Policy (FT Fee which includes CMI Certificate) £8,360
    MSc Management £8,360
    MSc Marketing £8,360
    MSc Risk and Investment Management  £8,360
    MSc Quantitative Finance £8,360
    MLaw (Payable in each of the 2 years of the programme) (NI/ROI) £8,480
    MLaw (Payable in each of the 2 years of the programme) (GB) £9,860
    MSc Applied Social Sciences (Systemic Psychotherapy) (Fee payable each of 2 yrs of programme)(NI/ROI) £6,980
    MSc Applied Social Sciences (Systemic Psychotherapy) (Fee payable each of 2 yrs of programme) (GB) £8,360
    MSc Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Fee payable in each of 2 years of programme) (NI/ROI) £6,980
    MSc Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Fee payable in each of 2 years of programme) (GB) £8,360
    Masters in Architecture (MArch) (NI / ROI Residency continuing students) TBC
    MSc Software Development £8,360
    MSc Psychological Science £8,360
    MSc Data Analytics £8,360
    MSc Clinical Health Psychology £8,360
    MSc Clinical Anatomy £8,360
    MPH Public Health £8,360
    MPH Global Health £8,360
    MSc(Res) Cancer Medicine  £9,520 
    MSc Experimental Medicine £9,520 

    1 EU citizens in the EU Settlement Scheme, with settled or pre-settled status, are charged the NI or GB tuition fee based on where they are ordinarily resident. Students who are ROI nationals resident in GB are charged the GB fee.

    2 ROI nationals resident in ROI will be eligible for NI tuition fees, in line with the Common Travel Agreement arrangements. 

    EU Other students (excludes Republic of Ireland nationals living in GB, NI or ROI) are charged tuition fees in line with international fees.

  • POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH

    The standard full-time tuition fee for postgraduate research students from Northern Ireland1 , Republic of Ireland 2 and Great Britain 1 for 2023-24 is £4,712.

    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 tuition fee.

    Thesis 
    A student who has completed research and is engaged in writing up a thesis will be charged a thesis only charge £350.

    1 EU citizens in the EU Settlement Scheme, with settled or pre-settled status, will be charged the NI or GB tuition fee based on where they are ordinarily resident. Students who are ROI nationals resident in GB will be charged the GB fee.

    2 ROI nationals resident in ROI will be eligible for NI tuition fees, in line with the Common Travel Agreement arrangements. 

    3  EU Other students (excludes Republic of Ireland nationals living in GB, NI or ROI) are charged tuition fees in line with international fees.

  • TUITION FEE PAYMENT OPTIONS

    A number of options are available to pay tuition fees.

    See more details: Pay your Tuition Fees.

    Queries on the terms and conditions of the payment options should be directed to studentfinance@qub.ac.uk

  • OTHER COSTS

    For some courses, students are required to purchase instruments, equipment or attend field courses, the cost of which is additional to tuition fees. Information on additional course costs is available at https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/ 

  • INTERNATIONAL and EU POSTGRADUATE TUITION FEES

    The payment of deposits for one year postgraduate taught courses is mandatory for international students. Details will be communicated by the Admissions and Access Service.

    If the student’s visa application is successful, but the student chooses not to accept his/her place at the University, the deposit will not be refunded.

    The standard tuition fees for international and EU* postgraduate students, commencing a course in 2023-24, are as follows: (FR = Fee Rate)

    INTERNATIONAL TAUGHT
    FR1 (classroom based courses) £19,100
    FR2 (laboratory based courses) £23,150

    RESEARCH
    FR1 (classroom based courses) £18,900
    FR2 (laboratory based courses) £23,850

    EXCEPTIONS

    Programme 2023/23 (£ GBP)
    MSc Accounting and Finance 24,300
    MSc Human Resource Management 23,100
    MSc Finance 23,100
    MSc Quantitative Finance 23,100
    MSc International Business 23,100
    MSc Management 23,100
    MSc Marketing 23,100
    MSc Risk and Investment Management 23,100
    MSc Business Analytics 23,100
    MSc Actuarial Science 23,100
    MSc Economics 20,750
    MBA £24k with a £5k scholarship

     

    Tuition fees quoted are for study in the academic year 2023-24 only. Tuition fees are subject to annual inflationary increases. Information on how tuition fees are calculated is available at qub.ac.uk/TuitionFees

    *EU students who commence study from 2022-23 onwards (excludes Republic of Ireland nationals living in GB, NI or ROI) are charged tuition fees in line with international fees.

    EU citizens in the EU Settlement Scheme, with settled or pre-settled status, will be charged the NI or GB tuition fee based on where they are ordinarily resident.

    Students who are ROI nationals resident in GB will be expected to be charged the GB fee.

    ROI nationals resident in ROI will be eligible for NI tuition fees, in line with the Common Travel Agreement arrangements. 

    EU Other students (excludes Republic of Ireland nationals living in GB, NI or ROI) are charged tuition fees in line with international fees.

    To confirm the fee rate of a particular course, prospective students should contact studentfinance@qub.ac.uk
    See: 
    qub.ac.uk/courses

    Bench fees

    Some research programmes incur an additional annual charge on top of the tuition fees, often referred to as a bench fee.  Bench fees are charged when a programme (or a specific project) incurs extra costs such as those involved with specialist laboratory or field work. If you are required to pay bench fees they will be detailed on your offer letter.  If you have any questions about Bench Fees these should be raised with your School at the application stage.  Please note that, if you are being funded you will need to ensure your sponsor is aware of and has agreed to fund these additional costs before accepting your place. 

Additional Information

Student Support

For information on Student Support click here.

Financial Advice

For advice on applying for tuition fee and other student loans and student support, contact the Financial Advisor in the Students' Union at studentadvice@qub.ac.uk

Student Finance

Email queries to  studentfinance@qub.ac.uk 

Postgraduate Awards Office

Email queries to graduateschool@qub.ac.uk