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Tuition fees

Scottish and EU student tuition fees (2017/18)

Scottish and EU student tuition fees (2017/18)

Tuition fees are the same for both Scottish and EU students at Abertay University, but vary between courses. Undergraduate tuition fees are set by Scottish Government and notified to universities in April of each academic year.  

EU Students
The Scottish Government confirmed in October 2016 that EU students students commencing their studies in 2017 will be entitled to complete their studies post-Brexit without a change in fees status.

For information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees, visit our Accelerated Degrees page

Course(s) Tuition fees (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes £1820 (TBC)
   
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Food & Drink Innovation £3400*+
MSc Energy, Water and Environmental Management £4300*
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £4300*
MSc International Management £4300*
MSc Oil & Gas Accounting and Management £4300*
MSc Mental Health Nursing £4300a
MSc Psychology £4300*
MSc Computer Games Technology £5400*
MProf Games Development £5400*
MSc Counselling £5400a
MSc International Finance and Accounting £5400*
MSc International Human Resource Management £5400*
   
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4191(TBC)b
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2095.50(TBC)b
Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months) £150
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year) £500

University tuition fees – further information

* There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months. Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

+ Subject to confirmation of SFC fee-funded places.

a There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months. Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

b Postgraduate research fees are set in line with the UK Research Council usually announced in January each year. 

Students opting to take less than a full year of a programme should contact finance@abertay.ac.uk for details of fees per module or per credit.

Students undertaking more than a full-time complement of modules will normally be charged for the excess modules.

Tuition Fees for students from England, Northern Ireland, and Wales (RUK) (2017/18)

Tuition Fees for students from England, Northern Ireland, and Wales (RUK) for 2017/18

The annual fee for Abertay University undergraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be £8,000 per year from 2017/18.

If you are studying full-time, you may be eligible to apply for a tuition fee loan to cover your tuition fees in full.  You make one application to Student Finance England for your fee loan and your student support.  The Student Loans Company (SLC) will pay your tuition fees directly to the University.

Students who are taking suitable A Levels are encouraged to apply for direct entry to year two of an undergraduate degree. Successful students could then graduate with a Bachelors Degree after two years of study or a Bachelors Degree with Honours after three years of study.

The University's policy is that Northern Irish students who are Irish passport holders and are domiciled in Northern Ireland are only eligible for EU fee status if they have resided in the EU (outwith the UK) prior to living in Northern Ireland.

Fee Guarantee

To help you plan your finances, we offer all new students a fee guarantee.  This means that the fee published for 2017/18 entrants is the same that you will pay each year and will not increase during your course of study.

Student RUK Bursary Fund (2017/18)

The Student Bursary Fund is open to new students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales (rest of the UK) who are liable to pay the rest of the UK undergraduate tuition fee of £8,000 per year.

Bursaries are available to those students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland where household income (assessed by Student Loans Company) is less than £34,000 per annum. Bursaries are awarded for the full duration of the undergraduate degree programme (i.e. each year up to a maximum of 4 years) provided that the student continues to meet the household income criteria.  Bursaries are awarded as a cash payment (paid in two instalments in October/February) to the student as default option. Upon request, students may also have the choice of taking the award as a discount from either tuition fees or accommodation fees. Bursaries are aimed at students who are applying for their first undergraduate degree. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2017.

Household Income Abertay Bursary
£0-£16999 £1750
£17000-£23999 £1000
£24000-£33999 £500
£34000 and above £0

More information (2016/17)
RUK Bursary 2016 Entry   

For information on tuition fees for our accelerated degrees, visit our Accelerated Degrees page.


Tuition Fees (2017/18)

Course(s) Tuition fees (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes  £8000
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Food & Drink Innovation £8500*
MSc Energy, Water and Environmental Management £8500*
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £7750*
MSc International Management £6750*
MSc Oil & Gas Accounting and Management £6750*
MSc Mental Health Nursing £7750a
MSc Psychology £6750*
MSc Computer Games Technology £7750*
MProf Games Development £8000*
MSc Counselling £6750a
MSc International Finance and Accounting £6750*
MSc International Human Resource Management £6750*
   
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4191(TBC)
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2095.50(TBC)
Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months) £150
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year) £500


Students undertaking more than a full-time complement of modules will normally be charged for excess modules.
* There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months.  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.
** There may be additional charges where the MSc is not complete within 18 months. Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.
Students opting to take less than a full year of a programme should contact the Finance Office for details of fees per module or credit.

Tuition fees for new overseas students (2017/18)

Tuition fees for new overseas students (2017/18)

Tuition fees vary depending on the course you choose to study. Please contact us if you have any questions.

For information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees, visit our Accelerated Degrees page.

Fee Guarantee

To help you plan your finances, we offer all new students a fee guarantee.  This means that the fee published for 2017/18 entrants is the same that you will pay each year and will not increase during your course of study.

Course(s) Tuition fees (GBP)
Undergraduate degrees (fee per academic year)  
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
BSc (Hons) Computer Game Applications Development
BA (Hons) Computer Arts
BA (Hons) Sound and Music for Games
BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking
£13500
All other undergraduate (Bachelors) programmes £12500
   
Postgraduate degrees  
MSc Food and Drink Innovation £14250a
MSc Energy, Water and Environmental Management £14250a
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £13250a
MProf Games Development £14250a
MSc Computer Games Technology £13250a
MSc Mental Health Nursing £13250a
MSc Counselling £12250a
MSc Psychology £12250a
MSc Oil & Gas Accounting and Management £12250a
MSc International Finance and Accounting £12250a
MSc International Human Resource Management £12250a
MSc International Management £12250a
   
Postgraduate Research degrees (per academic year)  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research - subjects in Food, Environment, Engineering and Science £14250
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research - subjects in Computing, Computer Games, Ethical Hacking, Nursing £13250
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research - subjects in Counselling, Psychology, Sociology, Management £12250

Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (for the additional two months) 
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year)

£150
£500
English Language courses  
International English Foundation Course £7500(TBC)
Intensive English for Academic Purposes Programme  
excluding accommodation £1100(TBC)
including accommodation £1490(TBC)

“Early Bird” offer (booking before June 30th) excluding accommodation

£950(TBC)

“Early Bird” offer (booking before June 30th) including accommodation

£1340(TBC)

 Tuition fees – further information

a There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months.

Students undertaking more than a full-time complement of modules will normally be charged for the excess modules.

Tuition Fee Refund Policy

Paying tuition fees in Scotland

  • Cheques should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Postal orders should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Banker's Draft should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee". It is not necessary to use a special bank to obtain a bank draft - use your own bank to provide you with this service
  • Credit/Debit card (e.g. Visa/MasterCard/Switch/Solo) by telephoning our Cash Desk on +44 (0)1382 308833
  • Cash (in person only - please do not send cash by post)
  • Bank transfer using the following information:

    Address: Royal Bank of Scotland, 3 High Street, Dundee
    Sort Code: 83-50-00
    Account Name: University of Abertay Dundee
    Account No: 10503800
    IBAN No: GB52RBOS83500010503800
    SWIFT BIC: RBOSGB2L