Fees and funding

Postgraduate research 2017 and 2018 entry tuition fees

This page provides information about postgraduate research fees for 2018 entry.

Fee payable in 2018/19: Tuition fees increase by 4 per cent rounded up to the nearest £100 for subsequent years of study. Any start date other than October will attract a pro-rata fee for that year of entry (75 per cent for January, 50 per cent for April and 25 per cent for July).

Advanced Technology Institute PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Aerodynamic and Environmental Flow PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Automotive Engineering PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Biomedical Engineering PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Biosciences and Medicine MD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800

Biosciences and Medicine PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800

Chemical and Process Engineering Research PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000

Chemistry PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Clinical Psychology PsychD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
To be confirmed

Computer Science PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
July
£4,195
£18,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£9,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£9,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£9,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£18,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£18,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£18,700
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£9,400

Creative Writing PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Dance PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Digital Media Arts PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000

Economics (Four Year) PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,600

Engineering Materials PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000

English Literature PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000

Environment and Sustainability PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Film Studies PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000

Health Psychology PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
April
£4,950
£20,000
Part-time
April
£2,475
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Health Sciences PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
April
£4,195
£17,500
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,800
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£18,200
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£9,100

Higher Education PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Hospitality and Tourism Management PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,600
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,300

Information and Communication Systems PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000

Law PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Linguistics PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Literary and Cultural Studies PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000

Management and Business PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,600

Mathematics PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,800
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£18,200
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£9,100
Full-time
January
£4,195
£17,500
Full-time
April
£4,195
£17,500
Full-time
July
£4,195
£17,500
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,800
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,800

Micro- and NanoMaterials and Technologies EngD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800

Music PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000

Physics PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800

Politics PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Practitioner Doctorate in Sustainability /EngD PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,500

Psychology PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
April
£4,195
£18,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£9,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£9,400
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£18,700

Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology PsychD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,300

Sociology PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Sound Recording PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000

Space Engineering PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Theatre PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000

Translation and Interpreting PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
January
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£16,000
Full-time
July
£4,195
£16,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£8,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£8,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£16,000
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£8,000

Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400

Vision, Speech and Signal Processing PhD

Study mode Start date UK/EU fees Overseas fees
Full-time
July
£4,195
£20,000
Full-time
October
To be confirmed
£20,800
Part-time
October
To be confirmed
£10,400
Full-time
January
£4,195
£20,000
Part-time
January
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
April
£2,100
£10,000
Part-time
July
£2,100
£10,000
Full-time
April
£4,195
£20,000

Please note these fees are for the academic year 2018/19 only. All fees are subject to annual review.

Overseas students applying for 2018 entry should please note that annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.

Tuition fee policy

View our latest tuition fee policy.

Research support fee

Some postgraduate research programmes charge a research support fee (in addition to the tuition fee) to cover additional costs incurred by the academic department, for example:  consumables, materials, additional specialist training and trips. 

If you are made an offer of admission to the University of Surrey, you will be notified of any research support fee applicable in your offer letter.

Students or sponsors should contact the academic supervisor directly for information on the specific breakdown of what their research support fee covers.