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2017-18 fees

This page lists both Home/EU and international fees. You're an international fee-payer if you're from a non-EU country. You can contact us to enquire about your fee status.

The table below shows fees payable by new undergraduate students starting in 2017-18.

Fees for undergraduate degrees (new students in 2017-18)
  Home/EU students International Students
Full-time undergraduate degree courses, other than those listed below £9,250 £13,350
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and
Health and Human Sciences
£9,250 £15,450*
Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science (including placement fees) £9,250 £29,353
International Foundation Programme £9,250 £11,750
Year 0 courses (subsequent years will be charged at the standard undergraduate degree fee for international students) £9,250 £11,750

* Health and Social Care lab-based courses are generally available to Home and EU students only.

If your course involves a year abroad or an industrial or clinical placement, you will pay zero fee for that year.

The tables below show fees for returning students continuing an undergraduate degree in 2017-18. This includes students that are repeating or re-starting the first year of a degree course in 2017-18 having initially registered in 2016-17.

Students who first registered in 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 or 2016-17
  Home/EU students International students
Full-time undergraduate degree courses, other than those listed below £9,000 £13,350
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and Health and Social Care £9,000 £15,450*
Acting courses £9,000 £13,350
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree Zero fee Zero fee

Students who first registered in 2011-12
  Home and EU students International students
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and Health and Human Sciences £3,465 £15,450*
Acting courses £3,465 £13,350
All other full time undergraduate degree courses £3,465 £13,350
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree £1,725 50% of standard fee for the course

* Health and Social Care lab-based courses are generally available to Home students only. The international tuition fee for our Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science (which includes placement fees) will be £29,353 for 2017-18.

Notes

  • Industrial and clinical placements and courses involving a year abroad

    If you initially registered in 2012-13 or later you will be charged zero fee.

    If you initially registered in 2011-12 and are taking a course that involves a year abroad or an industrial or clinical placement within a four-year degree in 2014-15, you will pay a fee of 50% of the standard fee for the course, unless you are a Home or EU student with a placement as part of the Erasmus exchange programme for which no fee will be charged.

Full-time fees

Full time fees per annum for LLM, MA, MSc, MFA, MPH, MRes, Diploma and Certificate awards
Course Home/EU Fee Overseas Fee
Master of Business Management (Mbm) TBC TBC
MRes Accounting TBC TBC
MSc Accounting TBC TBC
MSc Accounting And Finance TBC TBC
MSc Accounting And Financial Management TBC TBC
MA Acting £13,100 £14,450
MA Acting (International) £13,100 £14,450
MFA Acting (International) £13,100 £14,450
MSc Actuarial Science £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Actuarial Science £4,900 £11,960
MSc Advanced Communication Systems £7,200 £14,950
MSc Advanced Computer Science £7,200 £14,950
MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media £7,200 £15,950
MSc Algorithmic Trading £11,500 £14,950
MA American Literatures £6,125 £15,450
MRes Analysing Language Use £6,125 £15,450
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £10,200 £15,950
MA Applied Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Art History And Theory £4,900 £10,045
MA Art History And Theory £6,125 £15,450
MSc Artificial Intelligence £6,125 £14,950
MA Avant-Gardes £6,125 £15,450
MSc Banking And Finance TBC TBC
MSc Behavioural Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Big Data And Text Analytics £7,200 £14,950
MSc Biotechnology £6,125 £15,950
MSc Business Analytics TBC TBC
MA Business Translation And Interpreting £6,125 £15,450
MSc Cancer Biology £6,125 £15,950
Postgraduate Diploma Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £4,900 £12,360
MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And £10,200 £15,950
MSc Computational Finance £11,500 £14,950
MSc Computer Engineering £7,200 £14,950
MSc Computer Games £7,200 £14,950
MSc Computer Networks And Security £7,200 £14,950
MA Conference Interpreting And Translation £6,125 £15,450
MA Conflict Resolution £7,200 £15,450
MSc Conflict Resolution £7,200 £15,450
MA Creative Writing £6,125 £15,450
MA Criminology £6,125 £15,950
MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research £6,125 £15,950
MA Curating £6,125 £15,450
MSc Data Science £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications £4,900 £11,960
LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights £9,220 £15,450
MA Economics £10,200 £15,950
Graduate Diploma Economics £4,900 £10,045
MSc Economics £10,200 £15,950
MRes Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Economics And Econometrics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Electronic Engineering £7,200 £14,950
MA English Language And Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation TBC TBC
Master of Business Administration Essex Mba TBC TBC
MRes Experimental Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MA Film And Literature £6,125 £15,450
MA Film Studies £6,125 £15,450
MSc Finance TBC TBC
MSc Finance And Data Analytics TBC TBC
MSc Finance And Global Trading TBC TBC
MSc Finance And Investment TBC TBC
MSc Finance And Management TBC TBC
MSc Financial And Business Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Econometrics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Economics And Accounting £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management TBC TBC
MA Global And Comparative Politics £7,200 £15,450
MSc Global And Comparative Politics £7,200 £15,450
MSc Global Project Management TBC TBC
MA Health And Organisational Research £7,200 £15,450
MSc Health Research £6,125 £15,450
Postgraduate Certificate History £2,450 £6,180
MA History £6,125 £15,450
MSc Human Resource Management TBC TBC
MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity £7,200 £15,450
MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis £7,200 £15,450
MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics £7,200 £14,950
MSc International Accounting And Banking TBC TBC
MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship TBC TBC
LLM International Commercial And Business Law £7,200 £15,450
MSc International Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc International Finance TBC TBC
LLM International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law £9,220 £15,450
LLM International Human Rights Law £9,220 £15,450
MSc International Logistics And Supply Chain TBC TBC
MSc International Management TBC TBC
MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship TBC TBC
MA International Relations £7,200 £15,450
MRes International Relations £7,200 £15,450
MSc International Relations £7,200 £15,450
LLM International Trade And Maritime Law £7,200 £15,450
LLM International Trade Law £7,200 £15,450
MSc Internet Of Things £7,200 £14,950
MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies £7,200 £15,450
MA Language In Society £6,125 £15,450
MA Linguistic Studies £6,125 £15,450
MA Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MRes Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MA Literature £6,125 £15,450
MSc Management TBC TBC
MRes Management And Organisation TBC TBC
Postgraduate Diploma Management And Organisational Dynamics £5,760 £12,360
MA Management And Organisational Dynamics £7,200 £15,450
MSc Management Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Marketing And Brand Management TBC TBC
MSc Marketing Management TBC TBC
MSc Mathematics £6,125 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Mathematics £4,900 £10,045
Postgraduate Diploma Mathematics And Finance TBC £11,960
MSc Mathematics And Finance £8,200 £14,950
MSc Molecular Medicine £6,125 £15,950
MSc Money And Banking £10,200 £15,950
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) £14,050 £18,500
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) £14,050 £18,500
MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security £6,125 £15,950
MA Philosophy £6,125 £15,450
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MA Playwriting £6,125 £15,450
MA Political Economy £7,200 £15,450
MRes Political Economy £7,200 £15,450
MSc Political Economy £7,200 £15,450
MA Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MRes Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MSc Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MA Political Theory £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Politics £4,900 £10,045
MA Politics £7,200 £15,450
MA Professional Practice £6,125 £14,950
MA Psychoanalytic Studies £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling £5,760 £10,045
MA Psycholinguistics £6,125 £15,450
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
MSc Psychology £6,125 £15,950
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,200 £15,450
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,200 £15,450
MA Refugee Care £8,200 £15,450
MSc Research Methods In Psychology £6,125 £15,950
MA Sociological Research Methods £6,125 £15,950
MA Sociology £6,125 £15,950
MA Sociology And Management £6,125 £15,950
MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MSc Sport And Exercise Science £6,125 £15,450
MSc Statistics £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Finance £4,900 £11,960
MSc Statistics And Finance £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Operational Research £4,900 £11,960
MSc Statistics And Operational Research £6,125 £14,950
MSc Survey Methods For Social Research £6,125 £15,950
MA Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages £6,125 £15,450
MA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MFA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights £7,200 £15,450
MA Translation And Literature £6,125 £15,450
MA Translation And Professional Practice £6,125 £15,450
MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling £6,125 £15,450
MSc Tropical Marine Biology £6,125 £15,950
MA United States Politics £7,200 £15,450
MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape And The £6,125 £15,450

Part-time fees

Part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the course's full-time fee.

If you take a one-year Masters on a part-time basis over two years, you'll pay half of the course's fee in your first year. In your second year you'll pay half of the full-time fee for that year, which may by different to the fee in your first year.

The tables below show full-time fees for both new and continuing research degree students in 2017-18. If you are studying part-time at twice the standard duration (ie 72 months for a PhD) then you will pay half of the relevant fee each year.

Research degrees: Full-time fees per year for PhD, MPhil, MAD and MSD awards
Department/Centre Home/EU fee International fee
Biological Sciences
Psychology
£4,200 £15,450
Art History
Computational Finance and Economic Agents
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Economics
Essex Business School
Government
Health and Social Care
History
Human Rights
ISER
Languages and Linguistics
Law
Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Mathematical Sciences
Philosophy
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies1
Sociology
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science
£4,200 £13,350
1 Year 1 fee is £8,200 for Home/EU students and £15,450 for overseas students for the doctoral programme in Refugee Care which includes a taught first year.

Completion and extension fees
For all subject areas and all fee status categories
Completion (up to three terms) £250 per term
Further Completion for students first registered prior to 2008-09 (up to three terms) £500 per term
Exceptional extension to maximum period, following Completion period, for students first registered from 2008-09 £500 per term
Extension fee for Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Part-time fees per term
PhD re-examination or re-submission £145

Professional Doctorates
Programme Home/EU fee Overseas fee
Doctorate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - 3 years part-time £3,600 £6,675
Doctorate in Analytical Psychotherapy - 3 years part-time £3,600 £6,675
Doctorate in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - 3 years part-time £3,600 £6,675

Professional Doctorates - Health and Human Sciences
Subject Home/EU fee
Year 1 and 2
Home/EU fee
Year 3+
Applied psychology
Counselling psychology
Nursing
Occupational therapy
Physiotherapy
Public health (health visiting)
Social care practice management
Health care education
Social care education
Health services management
Social services management
£3,100 £2,100

Pre-registration taught degrees
Programme Home/EU fee International fee
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - 3 years full-time £17,061 plus up to £5,000 bench fees £20,000 plus up to £5,000 bench fees


Fees for visiting research students 2017-18
Duration Home/EU fee International fee
All Classroom Lab
Full year £2,100 £6,675 £7,725
2 terms £1,400 £4,450 £5,150
1 term £700 £2,225 £2,575
Monthly (up to 3 months) £175 £556 £644

If you are studying for one or two terms then you will register for the terms plus the vacation following the final term.

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