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Fees for 2022/23 (payable by year)

Status  Study mode Full time  Part time 
UK/Republic of Ireland

Based at Reading

£4,596   £2,298
   PhD by Distance £2,298 £1,149
International Band 1* Based at Reading £19,000#  £9,500+ 
  PhD by Distance £9,500#    £4,750+
International Band 2* Based at Reading
£21,350#  £10,675+ 
  PhD by Distance  £10,675#   £5,338+


* International fees for doctorates vary depending on the subject being studied. Check the fee band for your programme of interest. Please contact the Admissions Office via pgadmissions@reading.ac.uk if you have any questions.

# Fixed for three years (i.e. international applicants who start a full-time programme during 2022/23 will pay the same annual rate for each of the first three years of their programme).

+ Fixed for four years (i.e. international applicants who start a part-time programme during 2022/23 will pay the same annual rate for each of the first four years of their programme).

Research expenses: for some doctoral 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.

Professional doctorate programmes

Standard fees for all professional doctorate programmes can be found on individual programme pages:

 

Visiting 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/Republic of Ireland  £2,250 (2021/22)  / £2,298 (2022/23) 
International Band 1* £8,660 (2021/22)   / £9,500 (2022/23)
International Band 2* £10,415 (2021/22)  / £10,675 (2022/23)

*International fees for doctorates vary depending on the subject being studied. Check the fee band for your programme of interest. Please contact the Admissions Office via pgadmissions@reading.ac.uk if you have any questions.

Research expenses: for some periods of visiting postgraduate research, particularly in the sciences, you will be charged a supplementary fee to cover the costs of additional facilities and consumables. This will be detailed in your Offer of Admission letter.