Other fees 


Year Abroad/Year in Industry 

Tuition fees for students studying abroad or undertaking a year in industry are outlined below:

  Home/EU students (on the £9,250 fee rate)

  Fee Due
      Full year study abroad or Erasmus work placement   £1,385
      Full year industrial placement   £1,850

      Half study and half work


  Home/EU students (on the £9,000 fee rate)  
      Full year study abroad or Erasmus work placement   £1,350

      Full year industrial placement           


      Half study and half work

  International students  
      Full year study abroad or work placement   50% of the appropriate tuition fee due


Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

A charge of £20 per 10 credits APL exemption or a charge of £30 per 15 credits APL exemption will be levied by the University depending on the programme of study.

Submission Pending Fee

All postgraduate students who have not submitted their thesis within the prescribed period of the programme will be required to register for the Submission Pending period of twelve months and pay a fee of £225.


Joint-Award/Split Site PhD

  • A minimum requirement for Joint Award fee payments to The University of Manchester is 70% of the full tuiiton fee for the period of the programme. Any requirements for fee payments to the collaborating institution(s) should be determed by the collaborating institution.

  • Students registering for a PhD on a Split-Site basis will be charged 70% of the appropriate full time tuition fee due. However, if a student spends a whole academic year at the University of Manchester then the full fee will be charged.


Higher Doctorate/PhD by Published Work

For details of eligibility for the Higher Doctorate please see Ordinances and Regulations: Higher Doctorates. The fee is:

2019/20:    £1,300.00
2018/19:    £1,250.00
2017/18:    £1,200.00