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  • Fees information for Doctoral Researchers


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 2021/22 and 2022/23.

View the tuition fees for students continuing on doctoral research programmes.

Research expenses

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 .

Alumni Discounts

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.

Contact us

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.

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