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Full-time Postgraduate Fees 2019/20

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; please contact our Finance Department for detailed fee information. 

MA, MSc, MRes, MTh (180 credits) £6,300
MA in Advanced Vocal Studies (WIAV) £10,700
MA Outdoor Education, MA Physical Education, Sport, Physical Literacy £4,900
MA (Ducere) Year 1 £10,700
MA (Art & Design subjects) £6,300
Postgraduate Certificates (60 credits) - 1/3 Masters rate £2,100
Postgraduate Diplomas (120 credits) - 2/3 Masters rate £4,200
Mres (180 credits) £6,300
MMin (180 credits) £6,300
Dmin (540 Credits) £6,300
MBA (180 credits) £6,300
MBA (180 credits) – Distance Learning £6,300
PG Dip Business Admin (120 credits) £4,200
PG Cert Business Admin (60 credits) £2,100
PG Licence - full-time (120 credits) £4,200
Postgraduate Cert in Technology Enhanced Learning (60 credits) £2,100
MA in  Human Resource Management (dissertation) £1,050
PGDIP in  Human Resource Management x 2 years £1,680
PG Diploma In Counselling  x 2 years £1,700
MPhil (fulltime) x 2 year £4,400
MPhil (part-time) x 4 years £2,200
PhD (fulltime) x 3 years £4,400
PhD (part-time) x 6 years £2,200
Prof. Doctorate x 3 years £8,700
Professional Doctorate Interfaith Studies £7,800
DBA Fulltime x 3 years £8,400
Dprof - per module (30 credits) £1,600
Dprof - Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (60 credits) £3,200
Dprof - Research proposal (30 credits) £2,350
Dprof - Research Project (330 credits) £9,400
EDD-PT in Professional Doctorate in Education £2,700


Fee Structure for Postgraduate Courses

  • MA, MTH, MBA
  • MRES 

Please note that the prices are based on 19/20 fee rates and are liable to 2-3% annual fee increases. 

  • 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.



Enrolling/paying for fees over 3 years
Year 1 60cr £2,100
Year 2 60cr £2,100
Year 3 60cr dissertation £2,100
Enrolling/paying for fees over 4 years 
Year 1 40cr £1,400
Year 2 40cr £1,400
Year 3 40cr £1,400
Year 4 60cr dissertation £2,100


Enrolling/paying for fees over 2 years
Year 1 60cr £2,100
Year 2 60cr £2,100
Enrolling/paying for fees over 3 years
Year 1 40cr £1,400
Year 2  40cr £1,400
Year 3 40cr £1,400


Enrolling/paying for fees over 2 years
Year 1 60cr £2,100
Year 3 120cr dissertation £4,200

PhD, MPhil, DBA, DProf

Please note that the prices are based on 19/20 fee rates and are liable to 2-3% annual fee increases.

Home/EU Fees

Course Mode Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
MPhil Full-time £4,400 £4,400        
MPhil Part-time £2,200 £2,200 £2,200 £2,200    
PhD Full-time £4,400 £4,400 £4,400      
PhD Part-time £2,200 £2,200 £2,200 £2,200 £2,200 £2,200
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.

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 £1000 distance Learners Bursary.  See the Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries web page.

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

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

You can set up automatically scheduled payments on our website, this is the easiest way to pay your tuition fees. Once you have entered your card details, the information is securely stored to allow payments to be taken on the appropriate dates.

If you would like to discuss student finance with us, you are welcome to contact our advisors by emailing

Contact details for Student Finance are provided below. 
Please visit the website for the area in which you are normally resident.

Applications for the next academic year can be made from mid-February and the deadline is May.

Tel: 0300 200 4050

Tel: 0300 100 0607

Northern Ireland
Tel: 0300 100 0077

Tel: 0300 555 0505

Tel: 0141 243 3570

When completing your Student Finance application, please ensure that you select:
UCAS institution code: T80
University name: University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

If you have any queries regarding the payment of fees, please contact the Finance Department: 

PGCE Funding is available through Student Finance in the form of a tuition fee loan. If you are having a tuition fee loan, it will be paid directly to University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

For other Postgraduate courses, students can apply via Student Finance for a Postgraduate Loan of up to £13,000 per Course that can be used either towards Tuition fees, maintenance costs or other costs.

Opening hours: 
10:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 16:00 (Mon-Fri)

Swansea Campus 
Second floor, Llys Glas, Pleasant Street, Swansea, SA1 5DS 
Tel: 01792 481050

Carmarthen Campus
Second floor, Dewi building, directly above Reception
Tel: 01267 676837

Lampeter Campus
Ground floor, Canterbury building
Tel: 01570 424979

E-mail: finance.queries@uwtsd.ac.uk

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.