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Tuition Fees 2018-19

All of the following fee information applies to students commencing studies in 2017-18 with programmes validated either by Durham University or Newman University. Tuition fees for students sponsored for ministerial training (by the Church of England or the Methodist Church) are normally covered by the sponsoring churches, and not charged directly to the student.

Please note that there may be annual inflationary only increases to fees. 

All programmes marked with an * are  potentially eligible for student finance which includes tuition fee loans and (for undergraduate study) maintenance loans. Further guidance regarding the designation for courses for fee support may be found on the HEFCE website - accessed here.

Track 1 - Day time delivery
Certificate in Higher Education (Cert HE) Full time* £6,120. This course lasts one year, so these would be the total tuition fee.
Diploma in Higher Education (Dip HE) Full time* £6,120. Total indicative expected tuition fees over two years: £12,240
BA Full time* £6,120 per annum. Total indicative expected tuition fees over three years: £18,360
Certificate in Higher Education (Cert HE) Part- time* £3,442.50 per annum. This course lasts two years, usually studying 60 credits per year. Total indicative expected tuition fees over two years: £6,870
Diploma in Higher Education (Dip HE) Part time* £3,442.50 per annum. This course lasts four years, usually studying 60 credits per year. Total indicative expected tuition fees over four years: £13,620
BA Part time* £3,442.50 per annum. This course lasts six years, usually studying 60 credits per year. Total indicative expected tuition fees over six years: £20,370
Track 2 - Evening and weekend delivery (all routes are part time)
Diploma in Higher Education (Dip HE)  Full time* £4,590 per annum. This course lasts three years usually studying 80 credits per year. Total indicative tuition fees: £13,770
Diploma on track 2 followed by a BA year* £4,590 per annum This course lasts five years usually studying 80 credits per year for the first three years and 60 per year for the last two.  Total indicative tuition fees over three years: £20,655
Graduate Diploma
Graduate Diploma full time* £4,140 This course lasts one year, so these would be the total tuition fee
Graduate Diploma part time[1]* £2,070 per annum. This course lasts two years usually studying 60 credits per year.  Total indicative tuition fees over two years: £4,140.


[1] This programme is aimed at graduates in a different subject wishing to read Theology and potentially move on to Master’s level study. If the student has completed a Diploma in HE or Foundation Degree previously and obtained student finance for these two years or equivalent, if they have not got other degree they may be entitled to student finance for the graduate diploma. If a student has another full degree of any kind, student finance will not be available. See our access policy for the reasons.

Postgraduate provision
Postgraduate Certificate £1,920 per annum. This course is of 60 credits and takes place within one year so this would be the total tuition fee.
MA (Part time)  * £2,880 per annum. This course lasts two years total indicative tuition fee: £5,760.
MA (Part time)£1,920 per annum. This course lasts three years, usually studying 60 credits per year. Total indicative tuition fees over 3 years £5,760.
Postgraduate Diploma (Part time) £1,920 per annum. This course is of 120 credits and lasts two academic years so the total indicative tuition fee is: £3,840.
Fees for new doctoral students

Postgraduate research student fees for new students:

Full-time UK/EU students£3,315 per year
Part-time UK/EU students£1,815 per year
Full-time international students £9,180 per year

Students should bear in mind additional costs that can incur during the course of their study, including some books and resources, computer equipment and software, travel to and costs of conferences and supervision meetings, costs of particular courses useful for their research as part of completing the Training and Supervision Plan, ‘pocket money’ for when attending the annual VU Amsterdam residential in the Netherlands, and any visa costs associated with visiting the Netherlands. Students are responsible for the costs incurred (including travel and accommodation) in attending their own dissertation public defence at the end of their studies.

For additional things to think about concerning financial matters please click here.

Financial Support

Our students access a range of financial support/ bursaries from their individual churches. There are no bursary funds available directly from the Queen’s Foundation, but, for assistance in seeking external funding or support in planning financial matters, please contact: admissions@queens.ac.uk

Please see further guidance for things to think about when budgeting for potential study at Queen’s, in addition to the tuition fees listed above.