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Fees for new postgraduate researchers – University of Reading

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Fees for new postgraduate researchers

The following fees apply if you are starting the first year of your postgraduate research programme in the academic year 2017/18.

PhD Programmes

Status Study mode Full time Part time
UK (Home) and EU Based at Reading £4,195 £2,098
PhD by Distance £2,098 £1,049
International Band 1* Based at Reading £15,680** £7,840
PhD by Distance £7,840 £3,920
International Band 2* Based at Reading £18,860** £9,430
PhD by Distance £9,430 £4,715

* International fees vary depending on the subject being studied: Band 1 subjects generally do not involve laboratory work, whereas Band 2 subjects generally involve significant laboratory study or workshop content. Contact the Admissions Office via pgadmissions@reading.ac.uk to find out more.

** Fixed for three years (i.e. international applicants who start a full-time programme based in Reading during 2017/18 will pay the same annual rate for each of the three years of their programme).

Professional Doctorate Programmes

Standard fees for all Professional Doctorate Programmes can be found on individual programme pages:

Visiting postgraduate researchers

The following fees are for a 12-month period of study. For shorter periods, the fee will be a pro-rata amount, based on the number of months you are at Reading.

Status Fee
UK (Home) and EU £2,098
International Band 1* £7,840
International Band 2* £9,430

*International fees vary depending on the subject being studied: Band 1 subjects generally do not involve laboratory work, whereas Band 2 subjects generally involve significant laboratory study or workshop content. Contact the Admissions Office via pgadmissions@reading.ac.uk to find out more.

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