PhD Programme

Fees and Funding

The estimated tuition fee for 2016 entry to our Doctoral Programme is £4,121 for UK/EU full-time students and £2,473 for UK/EU part-time students. The estimated tuition fees for overseas students are £15,460 per year (full-time only).

Fees are for a single year of study, are normally payable at the start of each year of tuition, and are subject to change in further years of study. For information on living costs see the University's cost of living pages.

Click here for information regarding EU student tuition fees for new students starting in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

For information on funding, including University awards, please see the Graduate School pages.


Chancellor's International Scholarship
Overseas applicants are strongly advised to apply for a 
Chancellor’s International Scholarship. You must have applied for the PhD Programme and indicated that you wish to be considered for this scholarship by no later than 18 January 2017. All supporting documentation must be uploaded to the application system by no later than 1 February 2017. No late applications will be accepted.

WBS Scholarships
There are a number of scholarships open to full-time applicants for the PhD in Business and Management Programme, and the PhD in Finance and Econometrics Programme, regardless of nationality. Award holders are required to undertake some teaching and related duties up to a maximum of 110 hours per annum as part of their scholarship conditions. The scholarships normally cover fees at the Home/EU rate plus stipend for 4 years.

The WBS Scholarship application deadline for October 2017 entry will be advertised shortly.


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