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Postgraduate research fees and finance

Studying for a postgraduate research degree at Leeds Beckett University is a rewarding experience which will require dedication as well as financial investment. The fees you will pay during your studies will cover costs associated with teaching, examinations and assessment. To help you understand postgraduate research fees as easily as possible and enable you to begin your journey into postgraduate research, this page will break down related costs and funding sources.

Research degree fees at Leeds Beckett University for the academic year 2018/19 are:

Home (UK/EU) applicants:

  • Full-time - £4,260
  • Part-time - £2,130
  • Writing-up fee - £500
  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) - £9,000
  • Doctor of Education (EdD) - £2,097
  • Research By Published Works - £2,097 (open only to university staff and alumni).
UK/EU

International (Non-EU) Applicants

  • Full-time - £12,500
  • Part-time - £6,250
  • Writing-up fee - £500
  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) - £9,000
  • Doctor of Education (EdD) - £6,000
  • Research By Published Works - £6,000 (open only to university staff and alumni).
Non-EU

POSTGRADUATE DOCTORAL LOANS

If you are starting a research degree in the 2018/19 academic year, you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £25,000.

For more information, please contact our student money team.

Please note that the loan amount requested will be divided evenly over the duration of your course. For example, if you are entitled to £18,000 for a six-year course, you will receive £3,000 per year, broken down into three instalments of £1,000 each term.

Apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan

FAQs

Plus Icon When am i required to pay?

Payment is annual and paid in advance. The fees above apply for one year from enrolment. Fees for subsequent years are charged at the current rate. (Fees may increase and the university reserves the right to alter the level of fee.)

Plus Icon What do my fees cover?

Your fee includes access to supervision and academic specialists as well as 24/7 access to academic resources. You will also be able to make use of a comprehensive range of training designed to support you with your research, ensuring you progress successfully through your studies and are equipped for your future career.

Plus Icon Do you offer flexible payment options?

For details on the flexible payment options available to you, please visit our tuition fees page, email our Incomes team at incomes@leedsbeckett.ac.uk ;or call +44(0)113 81 25950 for further information.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Leeds Beckett offer a number of scholarships and bursaries. You can apply for these in April and May each year.

In addition to our university scholarships, we are an approved destination for the Brazilian government scholarship programme, Science Without Borders. This scholarship provides funding for PhD's science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the creative industries.