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EU/International Students

  Annual Tuition Fee

May 2021

Postgraduate (Master's) £12,450
MBA (full-time) £12,700
Research Degrees - MRes/MPhil/PhD (Classroom Based) £13,031
Research Degrees - MRes/MPhil/PhD (Lab-Based) £16,786

September/October 2021/22

International Foundation Programmes £9,250
Bachelor's degree including Foundation £9,250 Year 1 -  £12,750 Years 2-4
Undergraduate (Bachelor's) £12,750
Postgraduate (Master's) £12,950
MBA (full-time) £13,250
MSc Marine and Coastal Resource Management £15,950
MSc Wildlife Conservation £15,950
MA Art Therapy £16,000 (full course fee)
MA Social Work £16,000 (full course fee)
MSc Physician’s Associate £18,000
MSc Psychiatry £25,000 (full course fee)
Research Degrees - MRes/MPhil/PhD (Classroom Based) £13,308
Research Degrees - MRes/MPhil/PhD (Lab Based) £17,142

September/October 2022/23

MA/MSc/MEd/MPH/LLM (excluding Engineering) £13,450
PGDip £8,960
PGCert £4,480
Visiting students (any postgraduate taught programme) [pro-rata fee applies for part year] £13,450
MSc Psychiatry £25,000
MBA £13,750
MSc Wildlife Conservation £16,450
MSc Marine and Coastal Resource Management £16,450
MA Art Therapy/MA Social Work £16,000
MSc Nursing £13,450
MSc Physicians Associate £18,000

* Fees for the placement year of 4-year Undergraduate programmes will be charged at 15% of the yearly tuition fee.

Pre-sessional English Online  

Due to the current Covid-19 situation we are offering our PSE course online, meaning that you can study online from your own country. 

Pre-sessional English Language 2021 Course Dates Price
5 Week Pre-sessional English Language Course

02-Aug to 03-Sept

9 Week Pre-sessional English Language Course 28-Jun to 03-Sept £2,500
13 Week Pre-sessional English Language Course 01-Jun to 03-Sept £3,250

Additional Information For EU/International Students

  • The above-mentioned fees cover the annual tuition cost. They do not include accommodation charges.
  • All UG programme fees are set at £12,750 per year. This fee is frozen for the duration of the degree programme.
  • All UG and PGT students are eligible for an International Scholarship Award, which is applicable to each year of study.
  • UG and PGT students who pay all fees for the year either on or before enrolment will be entitled to a further reduction of £250. This Full Fee Payment Award is applicable for each year of the study. Please note that you will only be eligible for the Full Fee Payment Award if you or a member of your family, or other private sponsor will be paying your fees. No bursary can be awarded if you are funded by your employer or by the government body. Please note that in order to be eligible for the full £250 award, you need to come on a course of a minimum 12 months. MBA Credit Exemption, PG Cert or PG Dip students will be entitled to a proportion of the award, depending on the number of modules taken.
  • The fee rate for research degrees is determined by the nature of the research project. For example, the classroom rate would be applicable to most literature-based projects in the arts, humanities, mathematics and social sciences; the laboratory rate would be applicable to most practical-based projects in the arts, sciences, and social sciences. In addition, employer or government-sponsored students are not eligible for scholarships or other tuition fees reductions. For further fees guidance, prospective students can visit Fees and Funding or contact Postgraduate Research Admissions at
  • Please note that the above tuition fees may be subject to a small change at the University’s discretion. However, they are not expected to deviate significantly from the values quoted.
  • The University of Chester participates in the William D Ford Direct Loan Program. For additional information please visit our USA country page.