Postgraduate fees

Tuition fees for postgraduate degrees

Our tuition fees vary according to the type of degree programme you study, your mode of study and where you study. 

Fees specific to each course are listed on the individual course pages, however this page will give you an overview of the types of costs for our range of postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught courses

UK fees (2021/2022)

Taught Master's degrees

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £7,585 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £7,790 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £8,405 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

UK fees (2020/2021)

Taught Master's degrees

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £7,400 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £7,600 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £8,200 (Bath School Art and Design)

International/EU fees (2021/2022)

Taught Master's degrees

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £14,045 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £15,070 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £15,685 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)
MA Creative Writing
  • Full-time fee
    £15,580
MA Feature Filmmaking
  • Full-time fee
    £15,580
MA Writing for Young People
  • Full-time fee
    £15,580

International fees (2020/2021)

Taught Master's degrees

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £13,700 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £14,700 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £15,300 (Bath School Art and Design)
MA Creative Writing
  • Full-time fee
    £15,200
MA Feature Filmmaking
  • Full-time fee
    £15,200
MA Writing for Young People
  • Full-time fee
    £15,200

Postgraduate certificate

UK fees (2021/2022)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £2,565 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £2,665 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £2,770 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

UK/EU fees (2020/2021)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £2,500 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £2,600 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £2,700 (Bath School Art and Design)

International fees (2021/2022)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £4,715 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £5,025 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £5,230 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

International fees (2020/2021)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £4,600 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £4,900 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £5,100 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

Postgraduate diploma

UK fees (2021/2022)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £5,025 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £5,230 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £5,640 (Bath School Art and Design)

UK/EU fees (2020/2021)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £4,900 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £5,100 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £5,500 (Bath School Art and Design)

International fees (2021/2022)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £9,330 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £10,045 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £10,455 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

International fees (2020/2021)

Full-time fee

See individual course page for specific tuition fee.

  • Band 1 - £9,100 (classroom based fields)
  • Band 2 - £9,800 (laboratory/studio based fields)
  • Band 3 - £10,200 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design)

Postgraduate research courses

UK fees (2021/2022)

Research degrees
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £4,500
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £2,250
PhD Creative Writing (Normal mode of delivery)
  • Full-time fee
    £6,460
  • Part-time fee
    £3,230
Continuation fee
  • Fee - £710
Resubmission fee
  • Fee - £710

UK fees (2020/2021)

Research degrees
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £4,407
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £2,205
PhD Creative Writing (Normal mode of delivery)
  • Full-time fee
    £6,300
  • Part-time fee
    £3,150
Continuation fee
  • Fee - £690
Resubmission fee
  • Fee - £690

International fees (2021/2022)

Research degrees
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £14,045
PhD Creative Writing (low residency option)
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £16,915
PhD Creative Computing (low residency option)
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £14,045
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £7,023
PhD Creative Writing (normal mode of delivery)
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £14,045
Resubmission fee
  • Fee - £710
Continuation fee
  • Fee - £710

International fees (2020/2021)

Research degrees
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £13,700
PhD Creative Writing (low residency option)
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £16,500
PhD Creative Computing (low residency option)
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £13,700
  • Part-time fee
    Standard Band - £6,850
PhD Creative Writing (normal mode of delivery)
  • Full-time fee
    Standard Band - £13,700
Resubmission fee
  • Fee - £690
Continuation fee
  • Fee - £690

When to pay

Whichever payment method you use, you can pay the full amount online for the upcoming year in one go. If you wish to do this, please ensure that payment is received prior  to registration for your course or before 18 September 2020 (whichever is earlier).

First Year International students joining the University are required to pay 100% of the tuition fees on or before arrival and commencement of the course.

Instalment options

One instalment

If you would like to pay your fees in full, payment is due by 17 September. 

Three instalments (to coincide with receipt of Student Finance loans)

You can opt to pay your accommodation fees in three instalments, with the following payment due dates:

  • 26 October 2021
  • 15 February 2022
  • 14 June 2022

Please note that the three instalment dates offered are arranged to coincide with students receiving their Postgraduate loan payments from Student Finance.

Ten instalments

You can opt to pay your tuition fees in ten instalments, with the following payment due dates:

  • 26 October 2021
  • 11 November 2021
  • 9 December 2021
  • 11 January 2022
  • 10 February 2022
  • 10 March 2022
  • 12 April 2022
  • 10 May 2022
  • 9 June 2022
  • 12 July 2022

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