These pages contain information on fees and funding relating to postgraduate research degrees. 

For further information and general enquiries please email the Postgraduate Research Service or telephone +44 (0)1603 591709.

 

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Tuition Fees

 

Detailed information on the different tuition fees can be found in the Finance section. 

Note on Fees for EU Students

 
If you are unsure about the current fees status for EU Students, please see our information for EU Students to help answer your questions.

About the Postgraduate International Deposit

 

All international students are required to pay a deposit. Find out more information about the deposit on our International pages

Check Your Fee Status

 

If you are unsure what category of fee you should pay, we can offer you guidance and advice by filling out our Fee Status Form

Fee Levels

 

Further information on likely future stipend and fee levels is available as it tends to increase in line with inflation. 

Funding

PhD Funding Categories at UEA

 

Directly Funded Project (UK Students Only)

This research project has funding attached. It is only available to UK citizens or those who have been resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more. Some projects, which are funded by charities or by the universities themselves may have more stringent restrictions.

Non-UK Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

 

Competition Funded Project (UK Students Only)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. The funding is only available to UK citizens or those who have been resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more. Some projects, which are funded by charities or by the universities themselves may have more stringent restrictions.

Non-UK Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

 

Directly Funded Project (European Students Only)

This research project has funding attached. Funding for this project is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

Non-European Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

 

Competition Funded Project (European Students Only)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. The funding is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

Non-European Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

 

Directly Funded Project (Students Worldwide)

This research project has funding attached. Applications for this project are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

 

Competition Funded Project (Students Worldwide)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. Applications for this project are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

 

Self-Funded Students Only

If you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

Partnerships in Doctoral Training

 

We are involved in a number of partnerships in Doctoral training with other universities and research centres, which give our postgraduate research students the opportunity to work and become part of vibrant research communities. 

Postgraduate Research Studentships

 

Further information about postgraduate research studentships can be found on the Faculty Graduate School web pages:

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

To be considered for a studentship you do not need to make a separate application. Please indicate on your application for admission that you wish to be considered for a studentship.

Studentships and stipends are financial awards granted by the University. Important practical information can be found at Studentships and Stipends.

Stipend Levels

 

Discover the amount you can be awarded with a Stipend and how the amount is calculated. 

Postgraduate Loans

 
Some postgraduate research students doing Master’s level courses will be eligible for a Student Loan. More information is available on our Fees and Funding pages

Doctoral Loans

 
Some postgraduate research students doing Doctoral level courses will be eligible for a Doctoral Loan. More information can be found on our Fees and Funding pages
 

Scholarships for postgraduate research degrees

 

There are a number of Scholarships available for postgraduate research degrees. 

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