Postgraduate research programme fees (UK/EU)

Academic year 2018/2019

PhD, DM, and MPhil Degrees

Set by Research Councils UK (RCUK)

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

 2018-19 Fee2018-19 Continuation Fee
Full-time £4,260  1-12 months: £300; 12 months+: £600
Part-time £2,130  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 RCUK webpages for further information

Professional doctorate tuition fees 

EdD (Education) £2,700
Social Work £2,700
Criminology £2,700
Pharmacy £2,620
Health Science (DHealthSci) £2,590

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.