Tuition Fee costs

As a current student your tuition fee costs have been calculated based on the year you started your programme. Please use the relevant tabs below to find out the cost of your program for 2017/18. 

Note: Tuition fees are charged annually to all students during the minimum candidature period for your programme and will increase by 3% each year.

Please ensure that your funds or Sponsorship details are in place prior to your re-enrolment.  For further information about enrolment please visit the enrolment web pages.

2017/18

Undergraduate

Please select the year you started to find out your 2017/18 Tuition Fee costs:-

If you started before 2015/16 or you are unsure of the correct fee for your program please contact Student Finance

Fees for returning students are subject to an annual increase of 3% each year but are not subject to the tuition fee increases applicable to new students.

  • A Sandwich year (as part of your degree program) will be charged at 20% of your full time fee for a Year in Industry (or 15% if Year Abroad)
  • Repeat modules will be calculated pro-rata of your full time fee (using a formula of 1/12th per 10 credits)
  • If you believe that you should not be classed as an International student for fee paying purposes please refer to our Fee Assessment guidelines here

Postgraduate Taught

Please contact Student Finance for your 2017/18 Tuition Fee costs.

  • Tuition fees for taught master's programmes are inclusive of dissertation costs.
  • Tuition Fees for standard 3 year part-time programmes are calculated as 1/3rd of the full-time fee for each year of the programme (for part-time programmes with a minimum candidature period of 2 years, the fees will be charged at 50% of the standard full-time rate each year). Note: Fees for returning students are subject to inflationary increases but are not subject to the tuition fee increases applicable to new students.
  • For Erasmus Mundus programmes the rate quoted on the course pages relate to the year spent at Swansea University as part of the collaboration agreement.
  • Stand-alone modules will be calculated pro-rata of the full time fee (using a formula of 1/18th per 10 credits)
  • If you believe that you should not be classed as an International student for fee paying purposes please refer to our Fee Assessment guidelines here

Postgraduate Research

‌‌Please select the Academic year you started to find out your 2017/18 Tuition Fee costs:- 

Tuition Fees are charged per year for the full duration of your minimum candidature period irrespective if you permitted to submit at an earlier stage.   The Minimum candidature period for a full time PhD program is 3 years, a MPhil program 2 years and a Masters by Research 1 year.

Note: Fees for returning students are subject to inflationary increases but are not subject to the tuition fee increases applicable to new students. 

  • A Bench Fee may be charged on top of your Tuition Fee to cover specialist equipment or laboratory costs required for your Research.  If a Bench Fee is to be charged the amount will be determined by your Supervisor and included in your Offer of Study.
  • If you are unsure of the correct fee for your program please contact Student Finance
  • If you believe that you should not be classed as an International student for fee paying purposes please refer to our Fee Assessment guidelines here

Note: Additional Tuition Fees ay be charged in your 'writing up' period if it is deemed appropriate at the annual Progression Boards due to extensive supervision of laboratory use.

How to pay?

For information and advice on how and when to pay plus a complete list of accepted methods of payment, please visit our How to pay your fees page. 

Refund policy

If you withdraw from your programme early (or suspend your studies) you may be eligible for a refund.

Please refer to our refunds policy.

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition fee charges and living costs certain programmes (or modules) may attract further mandatory or optional costs necessary for you to fully participate and complete your program of choice. You will need to budget for these costs separately as they are not included in the overall tuition fee you are charged. Such costs can include fieldwork trips, travelling expenses for work or study placements, laboratory and equipment costs or CRB checks specific to your programme.

Information about additional costs for your programme can be found on individual undergraduate course, taught course and research programme pages.