In this section, we've outlined the fees, expenses and discounts for our doctoral research programmes. If you need any further information, just get in touch.
Fees for doctoral research programmes
View the tuition fees for new doctoral research programmes starting in the academic year 2020/21 and 2021/22.
View the tuition fees for students continuing on doctoral research programmes.
For some postgraduate research programmes, particularly in the sciences, you will be charged a supplementary fee to cover the costs of additional facilities and consumables. This is normally charged on an annual basis and will be detailed in your Offer of Admission letter.
Payment of fees
Tuition fees are payable each year in two equal instalments. For information on how to pay fees see the Finance Office website .
You may be eligible for a discount on your fees for your doctoral research programme, if you are:
- currently studying for an undergraduate or master's degree at Reading
- an alumnus of the University.
Find out more on the Alumni and Supporters page.
If you are thinking about applying to become a postgraduate researcher at Reading and want to find out more, please contact us using our PhD Enquiry Form.