Study

Tuition Fees

Postgraduate Taught Tuition

Standard Full-time

The full-time standard postgraduate taught tuition fee, for a student commencing study in the academic year 2017-18 is £5,500 which relates to one year of study.

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.

The following tuition fees apply to students who enrol with the University in the academic year 2017-18, and relate to one year of study.

Other Fee Exceptions - 2017 /18

International MBA £19,500
MSc Accounting and Finance £6,500
MSc Quantitative Finance £6,500
MSc Economics £6,500
MSc Finance £6,500
MSc Human Resource Management £7,000
MSc Management £6,500
MSc Marketing £7,000
MSc Risk and Investment Management £6,500
MSc Applied Cyber Security £12,600
Masters in Law (MLaw) £7,000
Juris Doctor £15,000

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International Postgraduate Tuition Fees - 2017/18

The following tuition fees apply to students who enrol with the University in the academic year 2017-18, and relate to one year of study.

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

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International Postgraduate Tuition Fees: Other Fee Exceptions - 2017/18

The following tuition fees apply to students who enrol with the University in the academic year 2017-18, and relate to one year of study.

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 2017-18, is £30.55 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.

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Postgraduate Research Tuition Fees and Charges

Standard Full-time

The full-time standard postgraduate research tuition fee, for a student commencing study in the academic year 2017-18 is £4,195 which relates to one year of study.

 

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 2017/18 is £2,098.

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 £295.

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Tuition Fee Payment Options

The options for paying tuition fees and charges, for the academic year 2017-18, 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 £300 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

NI & EU students can apply for a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per student for postgraduate study www.studentfinanceni.co.uk

Students from England and Scotland can apply for a loan, full details are available at https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

 

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

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Postgraduate fees status

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Postgraduate Study

Scholarship and funding opportunities

Follow the link below to find out more information on potential scholarship and funding opportunities which may be available for you at Queen's.

More information

Students from Northern Ireland and EU

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 details click here


UK postgraduate Masters loans

You may be eligible for a loan of up to £10,280 to study a taught or research Masters in any subject.

• England introduced the UK's first Masters loans in 2016. The value of these is rising from £10,000 to £10,280 in 2017. 
   For more details click here
• Scotland has confirmed postgraduate loans of up to £10,000 for 2017.
• Wales has confirmed postgraduate student loans of up to £10,280 in 2017

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Tuition Fee Liability for Postgraduate Taught Student Withdrawals

The date when a student withdraws will affect the level of tuition fees which may be refunded.  Adjustments to tuition fees are calculated with reference to the date of a student's withdrawal from the University, not the last date of attendance. The table below demonstrates how tuition fees are calculated in respect of withdrawals;

Withdrawal Policy (effective from 1 August 2017)

Full-time Postgraduate Student Withdrawal and Module Drop Dates and Fee Implications

Attendance/SLC Liability Point
  Normal Effective Date        
 Fee Due to the University 
Completion of Enrolment and Registration (non-refundable) September/October 25%
Resumption of Autumn Semester following the Vacation Period                 8 January 2018 50%
Resumption of Spring Semester following the Vacation Period 9 April 2018 100%

 

Part-time Postgraduate Student Withdrawal and Module Drop Dates and Fee Implications

Autumn Modules Spring Modules Summer Modules Full Year Modules Fee Due to the University

Completion of enrolment
and registration

Completion of enrolment
and registration
Completion of enrolment
and registration
Completion of enrolment
and registration
25%
From 1 November 2017 From 1 March 2018 From 1 July 2018 From 1 November 2017 50%
N/A N/A N/A From 1 March 2018 75%
From 1 December 2017 From 1 April 2018 From 1 August 2018 From 1 April 2018 100%

 

Fees for part-time students are calculated by semester.  Further details of the withdrawal and module drop policy, for part-time students, are outlined in the Student Finance Framework 2017-18

Tuition Fee Liability for Postgraduate Research Student Withdrawals
The tuition fee liability for a Postgraduate Research student withdrawal, or a temporary leave of absence, is based on the official date of withdrawal in the academic year, and a refund will be issued, if appropriate.  The tuition fee is calculated for a month, if a student is deemed to be in attendance on, or after, the 5th of that month.

For further information, please refer to the Student Finance Framework 2017-18

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Additional Information

Helpline Any queries on tuition fees contact the Fees Helpline (Student Finance Office) on 028 9097 3223.
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. Phone 028 9097 1049.

Student Finance

Email: studentfinance@qub.ac.uk or Fax: +44(0)28 9097 2856

Postgraduate Awards Office

Phone: +44(0)28 9097 2585

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