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Tuition fees 2016-2017 to 2018-2019

Undergraduate

Tuition fees for undergraduatesApproved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019
Notes
Home (Scotland/EU) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine   £1,820 £1,820 *  
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine 2017 onwards - £9,250 £9,250  
RUK (England, Wales, N.Ireland) - Arts, Divinity, Science, Medicine pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,000 £9,250  
Island Fees 2017 onwards - £9,250 £9,250  
Island Fees pre-2017 entrants £9,000 £9,000 £9,250  
           
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2018 entrants - - £21,290 2018 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science 2017 entrants - £20,570 £20,570 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of study
Overseas - Arts, Divinity, Science pre-2017 entrants £17,890 £18,780 £19,720 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year
Overseas - Medicine 2017 onwards - £28,200 £30,080 entrants from 2017 onwards - tuition fees may increase each year and further information can be found on our Study at St Andrews webpage under the 'Tuition fees' heading
Overseas - Medicine pre-2017 entrants £25,200 £26,460 £27,780 pre-2017 entrants - fees will increase by no more than 5% each year

Notes

  • * = yet to be set by the Scottish Government
  • RUK/Island fees for 2018-2019 will apply to all students from the rest of the UK and Islands and are not determined by year of entry.
  • Home (Scotland/EU) students may be eligible to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish Government. All such tuition fees will be paid for through the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Details on how and when to apply are available from SAAS.

Undergraduate exceptions

Undergraduate exceptionsApproved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019
Notes
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £303 £303 * Equates to 20 credits of Home/EU undergraduate
Philosophy Outreach Modules Distance Learning £2,982 £3,428 £3,548 Equates to 20 credits of Overseas undergraduate
Certificate of Sustainable Aquaculture Distance Learning £3,995 £3,995 £3,995  

Part-time (General and Evening Degree)

Part-time UndergraduateArts, Divinity, Science10 Credits20 Credits30 Credits40 Credits60 Credits
Approved 2016-2017 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2017-2018 Home (Scotland/EU) £152 £303 £455 £607 £910
Approved 2018-2019 Home (Scotland/EU) * * * * *
Notes
  • * = yet to be set by the Scottish Government
  • The exception being continuing part-time undergraduate students, currently on the lower HFA rate, who will receive the benefit of having fees generated from the pre-2006 full-time fee (£1,285).

Postgraduate


Taught postgraduate

Tuition fees for taught postgraduatesApproved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

Schools of Art History; Biology; Chemistry; Classics; Computer Science; Divinty; Earth and Environmental Sciences; English; Geography and Sustainable Development; History; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology and Neuroscience

£6,800 £7,500 £8,500

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£6,800 £7,500 £8,500

Home/EU Taught (Band A)

School of Biology

  • Marine Mammal Science
£8,000 £8,400 £8,500

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

Schools of Economics and Finance; International Relations; Management

£9,400 £9,870 £10,360

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
£8,000 £8,400 £10,360

Home/EU Taught (Band B)

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Mineral Resources
n/a £9,870 £10,360
       

Overseas Taught (Band A)

Schools of Art History; Classics; English; History; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

£16,250 £17,090 £17,600

Overseas Taught (Band A)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Economics
£16,250 £17,090 £17,600

Overseas Taught (Band A)

School of Divinity

£17,090 £17,090 £17,600

Overseas Taught (Band B)

Schools of Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Economics and Finance; Geography and Sustainable Development; International Relations; Management; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology and Neuroscience

£19,400 £20,370 £20,980

Overseas Taught (Band B)

School of Economics and Finance

  • Finance and Economics
£17,090 £17,090 £20,980
Notes
  • NB: Taught postgraduate tuition fees will continue to be reviewed by the University in line with current practice, on an annual basis, and remain unaffected by any changes to fee structures at Undergraduate level.

Taught postgraduate exceptions

Taught postgraduate exceptionsApproved
2016-2017
Approved
2017-2018
Approved
2018-2019

School of Biology

  • Sustainable Aquaculture by Distance Learning
MSc £19,400 £20,370 £20,980
PG Diploma £12,930 £13,580 £13,985
PG Certificate £6,470 £6,790 £6,995
Non-graduating CPD  £1,200 by module £1,250 by module £1,280 by module

School of Computer Science

  • Computer Science with English Language (18-month MSc)
MSc n/a £26,400 £tbc
       

School of Divinity

  • Bible and the Contemporary World by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,510 by module

£2,270 MLitt dissertation

£1,670 by module

£2,490 MLitt dissertation

£1,890 by module

£2,830 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,800 by module

£5,690 MLitt dissertation

£3,910 by module

£5,870 MLitt dissertation

School of Geography and Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainable Energy
Home/EU £6,800 £7,500 £8,500
Overseas £17,460 £18,330 £18,880

School of International Relations

  • Terrorism Studies by Distance Learning
Home/EU

£1,570 by module

£3,120 MLitt dissertation

£1,650 by module

£3,270 MLitt dissertation

£1,725 by module

£3,460 MLitt dissertation

Overseas

£3,240 by module

£6,440 MLitt dissertation

£3,400 by module

£6,770 MLitt dissertation

£3,500 by module

£6,980 MLitt dissertation

School of Management

  • MLitt International Business and Strategy (joint Programme with Moscow State University)
Home/EU £4,700 £4,935 £5,180
Overseas £9,700 £10,185 £10,490

School of Modern Languages

  • German and Comparative Literature (collaborative course with the University of Bonn)
Home/EU £1,560 £1,640 £1,720
Overseas £16,250 £17,090 £17,600

School of Psychology

  • PG Certificate - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • PG Diploma - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • MSc - Adults with Significant and Complex Needs
  • PG Certificate - Adult Support, Protection and Safeguarding
  • PG Certificate - The Psychology of Dementia Care
by Distance Learning £2,160 £2,160 £2,160
Notes
  • NB: Taught postgraduate tuition fees will continue to be reviewed by the University in line with current practice, on an annual basis, and remain unaffected by any changes to fee structures at Undergraduate level.

Research postgraduate

Tuition fees for research postgraduates

(PhD, MSc (Res), MSt (Res), EngD, MPhil, MD)

Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Notes
Home/EU Research Full time £4,121
£4,195
*  

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2018 entrants n/a
n/a
£16,550 2018 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2017 entrants n/a £15,760 £15,760 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2016 entrants £15,300 £15,300 £15,300 2016 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2015 entrants

£14,850 £14,850 £14,850

2015 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Art History; Classics; Divinity; Economics and Finance; English; Geography and Sustainable Development (Arts); History; International Relations; Management; Mathematics and Statistics; Modern Languages; Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies

2014 entrants

£14,420 £14,420 £14,420

2014 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Divinity entrants 2014 at £14,600

           

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2018 entrants  n/a  n/a £19,790 2018 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2017 entrants n/a £18,850 £18,850 2017 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2016 entrants £18,300 £18,300 £18,300 2016 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2015 entrants £17,770 £17,770 £17,770

2015 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study

Overseas Research

Schools of: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Geography and Sustainable Development (Science); Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Psychology

2014 entrants £17,250 £17,250 £17,250 2014 entrants - fixed tuition fees for the duration of the full fee paying period of study
Notes
  • * = yet to be set

Postgraduate continuation and extension fees (PhD and MPhil)

  Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Approved
2018-2019
Notes
Postgraduate PhD continuation   £265 - - For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
Postgraduate PhD continuation (from 1 January 2017)     £275 £280 For up to 12 months continuation after the end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
           
Postgraduate PhD extensions  

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

1st extension

3 months - £418

6 months - £835

9 months - £1,253

12 months - £1,670

2nd extension

6 months - £1,535

12 months - £3,070

For students choosing to remain on the previous Length of Study for Postgraduate Research Students policy
Postgraduate PhD extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)     £275/quarter £280/quarter Up to a maximum of 12 months in line with the Length of Study policy
           
Postgraduate MPhil continuation   £155 £160 -

For up to 6 months continuation after end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.

Postgraduate MPhil continuation (from 1 January 2017)     £275 £280 For up to 6 months continuation after end of standard fee-paying period (full and part-time students); and are not pro rata.
           
Postgraduate MPhil extensions  

1st extension

3 months - £480

6 months - £960

2nd extension

6 months - £1,760

1st extension

3 months - £480

6 months - £960

2nd extension

6 months - £1,760

1st extension

3 months - £480

6 months - £960

2nd extension

6 months - £1,760

For students choosing to remain on the previous Length of Study for Postgraduate Research Students policy

Postgraduate MPhil extensions (granted from 1 January 2017)    

£275/quarter

£280/quarter

Up to a maximum of 6 months in line with the Length of Study policy


Thesis submission and staff fees

 Approved 2016-2017Approved 2017-2018Approved 2018-2019Notes
Postgraduate thesis re-submission £230 £235 £240  
Staff - tuition fee £135 £140 £145 Meeting eligibility criteria
Staff - thesis submission fee £230 £235 £240 Meeting eligibility criteria
PhD by portfolio - registration fee £135 £140 £145 Meeting eligibility criteria

PhD by portfolio - thesis submission fee

£230 £235 £240 Meeting eligibility criteria

Children of employees

£1,820 £1,820 * Meeting eligibility criteria
Notes
  • * = yet to be set