Postgraduate research programme fees (UK/EU)

Academic year 2020/2021

PhD, DM, and MPhil Degrees

Set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
UKRI usually increase their fee and stipend levels annually in line with inflation, based on the Treasury GDP deflator. Minimum fees recommended by UKRI are always adopted as the Keele University Home/EU tuition fee for all postgraduate research. 

 2020-21 Fee2020-21 Continuation Fee
Full-time £4,407  1-12 months: £300; 12 months+: £600
Part-time £2,204  1-12 months: £150; 12 months+: £300
* Continuation fees will be charged at the beginning of continuation.
They are repayable (on a pro rata basis) when you submit before the end of the continuation period.

Please visit the UKRI webpages for further information.

The fee for PHD by Publication in 2020 is £2,204.

Professional doctorate tuition fees 

EdD (Education) £2,850
Social Work £2,850
Criminology £2,850
Pharmacy £2,850
Health Science (DHealthSci) £2,850

Prospective students needing further advice as to what their fees status would be or the fees payable for a specific postgraduate research programme should contact the Postgraduate Research Admissions:

Postgraduate Research Admissions
Tel: (+44) 01782 733726

Enquiries relating to making a fees payment should contact the Finance department:

Finance department
Tel: (+44) 01782 733149

For more information, please visit the Directorate of Finance website.