Full-time Postgraduate Fees

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Information about Full-time Postgraduate Fees

All fees listed are for standard courses taken on a full-time basis
 - (except for the DBA and DProf which are charged per year of study)
For application information and advice, visit our How to Apply page. 
The fees for some courses and professional qualifications may vary
 - for detailed fee information, please contact our Finance Department
London-based courses may be subject to different fees
 - For further information, please visit the London course pages
Overseas students should refer to Overseas Student Fees

Full-time Postgraduate Fees 2020-21

Advanced Vocal Studies (MA) (WIAV)
  - 1 Year study scheme
Art & Design subjects (MA)
  - 1 Year study scheme
Business Administration (PG Cert) (60 credits) £2,500
Business Administration (PG Dip) (120 credits) £5,000
Counselling (MA) x 1 year £7,500
DBA Fulltime x 3 years £8,650
Dmin (540 Credits) £6,500
Ducere (MA) £10,660
Educational Leadership (MSc) x 2 Years £1,575
Human Resource Management (MA) (dissertation) £1,080
Human Resource Management (PG Dip) x 2 years £1,680
MA, MSc, MTh (180 credits)
 - 1 Year study scheme
MA, MSc, MTh , Mres, MBA (180 credits)
 - 2 Year study scheme (Year 1)
MA, MSc, MTh , Mres, MBA (180 credits)
  - 2 Year study scheme (Year 2)
MBA (180 credits) £7,500
MBA (180 credits) – Distance Learning £7,500
MMin (180 credits) £6,500
MPhil (fulltime) x 2 year £4,530
MPhil (part-time) x 4 years £2,270
Mres (180 credits) £7,500
Outdoor Education (MA)
- 1 Year study scheme
PG Licence - full-time (120 credits) £5,000
PGCE £9,000
PhD (fulltime) x 3 years £4,530
PhD (part-time) x 6 years £2,270
Physical Education, Sport, Physical Literacy (MA)
- 1 Year study scheme
Postgraduate Certificates (60 credits) - 1/3 Masters rate £2,500
Postgraduate Diplomas (120 credits) - 2/3 Masters rate £5,000
Professional Doctorate - Education (EDD-PT) £2,780
Professional Doctorate - Interfaith Studies x 3 years £8,030
Professional Doctorate - per module (30 credits) £2,000
Professional Doctorate - Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (30 credits) £1,550
Professional Doctorate - Research Project (330 credits) £12,000
Professional Doctorate - Research proposal (30 credits) £2,500
Professional Doctorate x 3 years £8,960
Sport and Exercise Nutrition (MSc) - 1 Year study scheme £5,050
Technology Enhanced Learning (PG Cert) (60 credits) £2,500


Fee Structure for part time Postgraduate study


Full-time courses: The whole fee is payable in the first year of study.
 - Please refer to fee table.
Part-time courses: Fees are charged as a portion of the full-time fee, based on modules enrolled per academic year.
 - Please see below some typical fee structure examples.

Please note that the prices are based on 20/21 fee rates and are liable to 2-3% annual fee increases.



Enrolling/paying for fees over 3 years
Year 1 60cr £2,500
Year 2 60cr £2,500
Year 3 60cr dissertation £2,500
Enrolling/paying for fees over 4 years 
Year 1 40cr £1,667
Year 2 40cr £1,667
Year 3 40cr £1,667
Year 4 60cr dissertation £2,500



Enrolling/paying for fees over 2 years
Year 1 60cr £2,500
Year 2 60cr £2,500
Enrolling/paying for fees over 3 years
Year 1 40cr £1,667
Year 2  40cr £1,667
Year 3 40cr £1,667



Enrolling/paying for fees over 2 years
Year 1 40cr £1,667
Year 2 20cr £833



Enrolling/paying for fees over 2 years
Year 1 60cr £2,500
Year 3 120cr dissertation £5,000

PhD | MPhil | DBA | DProf


Course Mode Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
MPhil Full-time £4,530 £4,530        
MPhil Part-time £2,270 £2,270 £2,270 £2,270    
PhD Full-time £4,530 £4,530 £4,530      
PhD Part-time £2,270 £2,270 £2,270 £2,270 £2,270 £2,270
DBA Part-time Check with Faculty for fee structure
DProf Full-time Check with Faculty for fee structure
DProf Part-time Check with Faculty for fee structure

Please note that after the completion of the above standard fee-paying period, there will be a continuation fee of £500 payable each year until either you submit your thesis or your candidature expires, whichever occurs first.

More Information about our Fees and Finance options

Tuition Fee Loans

Postgraduate Students only

PGCE Funding is available through Student Finance in the form of a Tuition Fee Loan.

Student Finance Wales offer a mix of Postgraduate Loan and Grant up to £17,000 while Student Finance England offer a Postgraduate Loan of £10,906.

Tuition Fees - Contribution by a sponsor

If your employer or charity organisation is contributing towards your course fee, please download the Sponsor Form. (Welsh Version/Fersiwn Cymraeg - Ffurflen Noddwyr)

On receipt of the Sponsor Form, we will charge your sponsor for their contribution of your course fee.

Please note we will require a new form completed at registration each year, (if funding has been agreed by your sponsor for that given academic year).

Payment by 1, 2 or 3 Instalments

Tuition fee payments can be made in instalments if you are paying the fees yourself.  

The timing of the instalments will be as follows:

Fees of up to £250 
- are payable in 1 instalment at the start of the first term

Fees of £251 to £1000
- are payable in 2 instalments at the start of the first and second terms

Fees of £1001 or more
- are payable in 3 instalments at the start of each term

Paying by three Instalments without a Tuition Fee Loan

Funding your study without a Tuition Fee Loan

If you choose not to have a Tuition Fee Loan and/or are responsible for paying your own tuition fees:

Payment can be made in up to three instalments. If you have any queries regarding the payment of fees, please contact the Finance Department.

Fees are to be paid in up to three instalments:
First Instalment
– Payable by or at Enrolment
Second Instalment
– Payable at the start of the Second Term
Third Instalment
– Payable at the start of the Third Term

Here are the dates when instalments will be paid:-
(based on the start date of your course)

Aug 01-Sep
Sep 01-Oct
Oct 01-Nov
Nov 01-Dec
Dec 01-Jan
Jan 01-Feb
Feb 01-Mar
Mar 01-Apr
Apr 01-May
May 01-Jun
Jun 01-Jul
Aug 15-Dec
Sep 15-Jan
Oct 15-Feb
Nov 15-Mar
Dec 15-Apr
Jan 15-May
Feb 15-Jun
Mar 15-Jul
Apr 15-Aug
May 15-Sep
Jun 15-Oct
Aug 15-Apr
Sep 15-May
Oct 15-Jun
Nov 15-Jul
Dec 15-Aug
Jan 15-Sep
Feb 15-Oct
Mar 15-Nov
Apr 15-Dec
May 15-Jan
Jun 15-Feb
Setting up automatic Scheduled Fee payments

If you do not take out a Tuition Fee Loan, the easiest way to pay your tuition fees is to set up automatically scheduled payments on our website.
(Once you have entered your card details, the information is securely stored to allow payments to be taken on the appropriate dates).

Please note that the payment plan can only be set up after you have received your invoice.

Contacts: Student Finance Company

If you have any queries regarding the payment of fees or would like to discuss student finance with us, you are welcome to contact the UWTSD Finance Department advisors by emailing moneydoctors@uwtsd.ac.uk

If you wish to contact the Student Finance Company offices, please visit the website for the area in which you are normally resident.  These are listed below:

Applications for the next academic year can be made from mid-February and the deadline is 9 months after the start of your course.

When completing your Student Finance application, please ensure that you select:

UCAS institution code: T80
University name: University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Student Finance Company Contacts:

Tel: 0300 200 4050

Tel: 0300 100 0607

Northern Ireland
Tel: 0300 100 0077

Tel: 0300 555 0505

Tel: 0141 243 3570

Contacts: UWTSD Finance Department

Finance Department

Swansea Campus 
Second floor, Llys Glas, Pleasant Street, Swansea, SA1 5DS 
Tel: 01792 481050
Opening hours: 
10:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 16:00 (Mon-Fri)

Carmarthen Campus
Second floor, Dewi Building, directly above Reception
Tel: 01267 676837
Opening hours: 
9:00 – 16:00 (Mon-Fri)

E-mail: fees@uwtsd.ac.uk

Contacts: UWTSD Student Services Finance Officers

Student Services Finance Officers 

If you have any queries regarding funding or financial support, please contact the Student Services Finance Officers:

Swansea Campus:
Sharon Alexander
Tel: 01792 481123

Carmarthen Campus: 
Delyth Lewis
Tel: 01267 676947

Lampeter Campus: 
Lynda Lloyd-Davies
Tel: 01570 424722

Visit our Financial Support section to find out more.

Fees and Bursaries: Online and Distance Learning

These fees apply to qualifications by type and are not charged per term or year. 

Students enrolled on a distance learning and online programme may be eligible for a £1,000 distance Learners Bursary.
See the Postgraduate sections of the Scholarships and Bursaries web page.