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2018-19 fees for returning students

This page lists fees for returning students continuing on a course of study in 2018-19. If you'll be starting a new course at Essex for the first time in 2018-19, please see our fees for new Home/EU and international students.

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 tables below show fees for returning students continuing an undergraduate degree in 2018-19.

Students who first registered in 2017-18
This includes students that are repeating or re-starting the first year of a degree course in 2018-19 having initially registered in 2017-18.
  Home/EU students International students
Full-time undergraduate degree courses, other than those listed below £9,250 £13,750
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology, Sports Rehabilitation and Exercise Science and Health and Social Care £9,250 £15,860
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree Zero fee Zero fee

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 £13,750
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology, Sports Rehabilitation and Exercise Science and Health and Social Care £9,000 £15,860
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree Zero fee Zero fee

Students who first registered in 2011-12
  Home/EU students International students
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology, Sports Rehabilitation and Exercise Science and Health and Social Care £3,465 £15,860
All other full time undergraduate degree courses £3,465 £13,750
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree £1,725 50% of standard fee for the course

* For students commencing study before 2018-19 Health and Social Care lab-based courses were generally available to Home students only. The international tuition fee for our Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science (which includes placement fees) is to be confirmed for 2018-19. Our Health and Social Care and Sports Rehabilitation and Exercise Science lab-based courses may have additional bench or placement fees. Check the course details in our Course Finder for more information.

Notes

  • Direct entry to a later year of study

    Direct Entry students who first registered on a course of study at a different institution before transferring to Essex, to continue on the 2nd or 3rd year of a course without a break in study, are charged as per the first registration date at their previous institution.

  • Industrial and clinical placements and courses involving a year abroad

    If you initially registered in 2012-13, 2014-15, 2016-17 or 2017-18 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, 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.

  • Equivalent or Lower Qualifications (ELQs) Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

    If you are an undergraduate student from the Isle of Man or Channel Islands and started your course in 2012-13 or later you will pay the same tuition fees as Home/EU students. If you began your degree before 2012-13 you will be subject to different fees. For further information, please email funding@essex.ac.uk

Annual fee changes

For full-time undergraduate students with a Home fee status (which includes EU students) who commenced their studies at the University of Essex in the 2017-18 academic year, fees may increase for each academic year of study. Any fee increases during your programme of study will be limited to the annual increase in the RPI-X index. Increases in fees for full-time undergraduate students with a Home fee status remain subject to UK Government approval.

For continuing international undergraduate students who started in 2017-18 or earlier, your fees will increase by 3% for each academic year of study.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay

Funding your studies

There are various organisations which might be able to help you with funding.


Annual fee changes

For continuing postgraduate taught students who started in 2017-18 or earlier, your fees will increase by 3% for each academic year of study.

Details of the fees for continuing postgraduate taught students will be available here shortly.

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.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay

Funding your studies

There are various organisations which might be able to help you with funding.


Research degrees: Full-time fees per year for PhD, MPhil, MAD and MSD awards
Department/Centre Home/EU fee International fee
Biological Sciences £4,325 £15,910
Psychology
Art History £4,325 £13,750
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 Studies
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

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 £3,705 £6,875
Doctorate in Analytical Psychotherapy - 3 years part-time £3,705 £6,875
Doctorate in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - 3 years part-time £3,705 £6,875

Health & Social Care
Subject Home/EU fee Year 1 and 2 Home/EU fee Year 3+
Applied psychology TBC TBC
Counselling psychology
Nursing
Occupational therapy
Physiotherapy
Public health (health visiting)
Social care practice management
Social care practice management
Social care education
Health services management
Social services management

Pre-registration taught degrees
Programme Home/EU fee International fee
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - 3 years full-time TBC TBC

Annual fee changes

For continuing postgraduate research students who started in 2017-18 or earlier, your fees will increase by 3% for each academic year of study.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay

Funding your studies

There are various organisations which might be able to help you with funding.