Tuition Fees

Scottish and EU student tuition fees (2018/19)

Tuition Fees - Scottish and EU (2018/19)

Tuition fees rates are the same for both Scottish and EU students, but may vary between courses. Tuition fees are raised for the full academic year following the completion of your registration. 

Fee rates

Undergraduate tuition fees are set by Scottish Government and notified to universities in April of each academic year.  

 

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees.


EU students

The Scottish Government confirmed in February 2018 that EU students starting their studies in 2019/20 will be entitled to complete their studies post-Brexit without a change in fees status.

Funding

All Scottish and EU students can apply to SAAS for tuition fee funding (undergraduate) or a tuition fee loan (postgraduate). If your application is successful, SAAS will pay your tuition fees direct to the University. For further information on SAAS funding or to make an application, visit the SAAS website.

Self-funding

If you’re not eligible for SAAS funding, you’ll need to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration. All Scottish and EU students can opt to pay by instalments. For further information on payment options, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

COURSE(S) TUITION FEES (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes £1820
   
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £5500*
MSc Mental Health £5500a
MSc Mental Health Nursing £5500a
MSc Computer Games Technology £5500*
MProf Games Development £5500*
MSc Counselling £5500a
MSc International Human Resource Management £5500*
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £5500*
MSc Accounting and Finance for Global Energy Sector £5500*
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4195b
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2097.50b
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 (FTE). Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

+ SFC fee-funded places may be available for this programme

a 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.

Scottish and EU student tuition fees (2019/2020)

Tuition Fees - Scottish and EU (2019/20)

Tuition fees rates are the same for both Scottish and EU students, but may vary between courses. Tuition fees are raised for the full academic year following the completion of your registration. 

Fee rates

Undergraduate tuition fees are set by Scottish Government and notified to universities in April of each academic year. See the table below for the tuition fees for each course. 

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees.

EU students

The Scottish Government confirmed in February 2018 that EU students starting their studies in 2019/20 will be entitled to complete their studies post-Brexit without a change in fees status.

Funding

All Scottish and EU students can apply to SAAS for tuition fee funding (undergraduate) or a tuition fee loan (postgraduate). If your application is successful, SAAS will pay your tuition fees direct to the University. For further information on SAAS funding or to make an application, visit the SAAS website.

Self-funding

If you’re not eligible for SAAS funding, you’ll need to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration. All Scottish and EU students can opt to pay by instalments. For further information on payment options, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

COURSE(S) TUITION FEES (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes £1820
   
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £5500*
MSc Computer Games Technology £5500*
MProf Games Development £5500*
MSc Counselling £5500a
MSc International Human Resource Management £5500*
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £5500*
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4195b
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2097.50b
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 (FTE). Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

a 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, N Ireland & Wales (rUK) (2018/19)

Tuition Fees - England, N Ireland & Wales - RUK (2018/19)

The annual fee for undergraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be £9,250 per year from 2018/19. For any questions, please contact our student recruitment team:

Tel: +44 (0)1382 308080

Email: sro@abertay.ac.uk

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees.

 

Fee guarantee

We offer all new students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2018/19 entrants will be the same each year and will not increase during your course of study.

 

Northern Irish students

The University's policy is: 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.

 

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate Honours degrees in Scotland are typically four years’ duration as opposed to three in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Students have several options:

  • Start in Year 1: Study for four years. Successful students could then graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree after three years of study, or a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours after four years of study.
  • Direct entry Year 2: Students taking suitable A Levels are encouraged to apply for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree. Successful students could then graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree after two years of study, or a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours after three years of study.
  • Accelerated degree: If you would prefer to start in Year 1, consider an accelerated degree, which means you study for an additional term in Year 2 and 3, but finish the course 11 months earlier. Accelerated degrees are available for the following undergraduate programmes: Business Management, Computer Arts, Game Design and Production, Computer Game Applications Development, Ethical Hacking, and Food and Consumer Science.

 

Funding

Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland 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 (undergraduate) directly to the University.  Postgraduate tuition fee loans will be paid direct to you.  For further information on SLC funding, or to make an application, visit the relevant SLC website on our funding page.

 

Self-funding

If you’re not eligible for SLC funding, you’ll be required to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration.  All students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland can opt to pay by instalments.  For further information on paying your tuition fees/instalment plans, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

 

Scholarships

Both undergraduate and postgraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland may be eligible to receive a living costs scholarship. See:

Undergraduate Scholarship

Postgraduate Scholarship

 

RUK bursary

The Student Bursary Fund is open to new undergraduate students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales (RUK) where household income (as assessed by Student Loans Company) is less than £34,000 per annum.  Visit our RUK Bursary page.

RUK Bursary 2018-19 Entry ‌ 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME ABERTAY BURSARY
£0-£16999 £1750
£17000-£23999 £1000
£24000-£33999 £500
£34000 and above £0

 

Tuition Fees (2018/19)

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

Course(s) Tuition fees (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes  £9250
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £7500*
MSc Mental Health £7500a
MSc Mental Health Nursing £7500a
MSc Computer Games Technology £7500*
MProf Games Development £7500*
MSc Counselling £7500a
MSc International Human Resource Management £7500*
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £7500*
MSc Accounting and Finance for Global Energy Sector £7500*
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4195
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2097.50
Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months) £150
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year) £500


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

Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

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 the 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, N Ireland & Wales (rUK) (2019/20)

Tuition Fees - England, N Ireland & Wales - RUK (2019/20)

Fee rates

The annual fee for undergraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be £9,250 per year from 2019/20. See the table below for the tuition fees for each course.

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees.

Fee guarantee

We offer all new students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2019/20 entrants will be the same each year and will not increase during your course of study.

Northern Irish students

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.

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate Honours degrees in Scotland are typically four years’ duration as opposed to three in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Students have several options:

  • Start in Year 1: Study for four years. Successful students could then graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree after three years of study, or a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours after four years of study.
  • Direct entry Year 2: Students taking suitable A Levels are encouraged to apply for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree. Successful students could then graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree after two years of study, or a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours after three years of study.
  • Accelerated degree: If you would prefer to start in Year 1, consider an accelerated degree, which means you study for an additional term in Year 2 and 3, but finish the course 11 months earlier. Accelerated degrees are available for the following undergraduate programmes: Business Management, Computer Arts, Game Design and Production, Computer Game Applications Development, Ethical Hacking, and Food and Consumer Science.


Funding

Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland 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 (undergraduate) directly to the University.  Postgraduate tuition fee loans will be paid direct to you.  For further information on SLC funding, or to make an application, visit the relevant SLC website on our funding page.

 
Self-funding

If you’re not eligible for SLC funding, you’ll be required to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration.  All students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland can opt to pay by instalments.  For further information on paying your tuition fees/instalment plans, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

 
Scholarships

Both undergraduate and postgraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland may be eligible to receive a living costs scholarship. See:

Undergraduate Scholarship

Postgraduate Scholarship

 
RUK bursary

The Student Bursary Fund is open to new undergraduate students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales (RUK) where household income (as assessed by Student Loans Company) is less than £34,000 per annum.  Visit our RUK Bursary page.

RUK Bursary 2019-20 Entry ‌ 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME ABERTAY BURSARY
£0-£16999 £1750
£17000-£23999 £1000
£24000-£33999 £500
£34000 and above £0

 
Tuition Fees (2019/20)

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

Course(s) Tuition fees (£)
Undergraduate degrees  
Undergraduate Programmes  £9250
Postgraduate taught degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £7500*
MSc Computer Games Technology £7500*
MProf Games Development £7500*
MSc Counselling £7500a
MSc International Human Resource Management £7500*
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £7500*
Postgraduate research programmes  
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year) £4195
PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year) £2097.50
Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months) £150
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year) £500

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

Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

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 the 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 new overseas students (2018/19)

Tuition fees vary depending on your programme of study. See table below.

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) Game Design and Production
BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking

£14600
All other undergraduate (Bachelors) programmes £13800
   
Postgraduate degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £14250a
MProf Games Development £14250a
MSc Computer Games Technology £14250a
MSc Counselling £14250a
MSc International Human Resource Management £14250a
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £14250a
MSc Accounting and Finance for the Global Energy Sector £14250a
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, Sport, 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  
5-week Pre-Sessional English Programme £1100
9-week Pre-Sessional English Programme £2200
These prices do not include accommodation  


Fee guarantee

We offer all new international students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2018/19 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees

Funding

If you’re being funded by an external organisation, you must provide evidence as part of the online registration task. If your sponsor is on the Universities approved list, it will be invoiced after registration. In all other cases, the sponsor will be required to pay your tuition fees in full prior to your registration.

 

Scholarships

To see if you’re eligible for any other funding, check the University’s scholarship page. Note, undergraduate and postgraduate international students may also be eligible to receive a living costs scholarship. See:

Undergraduate Scholarship

Postgraduate Scholarship

 

Self-funding

You must pay any fees you’re personally liable for prior to registration. For further information on paying tuition fees, and about instalment plans, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

 

University Tuition fees – further information


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

  • Pay online at: https://www.abertay.ac.uk/make-a-payment
  • Pay by telephone (e.g. Visa/MasterCard) on +44 (0) 1382 308833
  • Cheques should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Postal orders should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Banker's Draft (from your own bank) should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee".
  • 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

 

If you have any questions about tuition fees, please contact our student recruitment team:

Tel: +44 (0)1382 308080

Email: sro@abertay.ac.uk

Tuition fees for new overseas students (2019/20)

Tuition fees vary depending on your programme of study. See table below.

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) Game Design and Production
BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking

£14800
All other undergraduate (Bachelors) programmes £14000
   
Postgraduate degrees  
MSc Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security £15250
MProf Games Development £15250
MSc Computer Games Technology £15250
MSc Counselling £15250
MSc International Human Resource Management £15250
MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) £15250
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, Sport, 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  
5-week Pre-Sessional English Programme £1100
9-week Pre-Sessional English Programme £2200
These prices do not include accommodation  


Fee guarantee

We offer all new international students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2019/20 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

Accelerated degrees

Visit, for information on tuition fees for accelerated degrees

Funding

If you’re being funded by an external organisation, you must provide evidence as part of the online registration task. If your sponsor is on the Universities approved list, it will be invoiced after registration. In all other cases, the sponsor will be required to pay your tuition fees in full prior to your registration.

 
Scholarships

Undergraduate and postgraduate international students may also be eligible to receive a living costs scholarship. See:

Undergraduate Scholarship

Postgraduate Scholarship

To see if you’re eligible for any other funding, check the University’s scholarship page.

 
Self-funding

You must pay any fees you’re personally liable for prior to registration. For further information on paying tuition fees, and about instalment plans, please refer to our Student Debt Management Policy.

 

University Tuition fees – further information


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

  • Pay online at: https://www.abertay.ac.uk/make-a-payment
  • Pay by telephone (e.g. Visa/MasterCard) on +44 (0) 1382 308833
  • Cheques should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Postal orders should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee"
  • Banker's Draft (from your own bank) should be made payable to "University of Abertay Dundee".
  • 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

 

If you have any questions about tuition fees, please contact our student recruitment team:

Tel: +44 (0)1382 308080

Email: sro@abertay.ac.uk