The annual tuition fees for Business School postgraduate research programmes are shown below. Please note that programme fees may change each year.

Programme Fees 2020/21

MSc by Research
Home/EU (UK or European Union) £8,750
Overseas/International £22,850

Please note: The amount you pay is dependent on your fee status. For more information please refer to the University's fee status pages.

Other Costs

An MSc by Research has other associated costs, such as administration fees, living expenses, and additional programme costs which you will need to budget for.

Additional Programme Costs (APC)

To cover stationery, photocopying, printing, telephone, and inter-library loans throughout the year you will be charged:

  • An estimated £200 for full-time students
  • An estimated £100 for part-time students

Student Administration Fees

If you take 4 or more years to complete your studies, there will be additional administration fees. We advise you to contact the PGR Support Office to understand what admin fees you will be liable for, as it depends on a number of factors.

Living Expenses

The University provides information on estimated living expenses so you can start budgeting to live in Edinburgh.