Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The amount you pay depends on the course you are studying and where you are applying from.

The cost of each course for the academic year, known as tuition fees, is featured on each individual course page for that academic year: 

  1. Search our postgraduate online prospectus to find your chosen course;
  2. Open the 'fees and additional costs' tab to find the tuition fee.

Tuition fees are payable for each year of your course studied. Tuition fees are subject to changes, please read our full tuition fee statements for further information regarding fees, year on year increases. Additional course costs also apply, as well as reassessment fees for current students.

Tuition fee statements and continuing fees information

Home (UK) / EU Undergraduate and Postgraduate Tuition Fees Statement for academic year 2020/21

Standard undergraduate degree and PGCE courses

Home (UK)/EU tuition fees for standard undergraduate degree and PGCE courses at Canterbury Christ Church University are currently set in line with the maximum tuition fee cap set by the UK Government.

Canterbury Christ Church University expects 2020/21 tuition fees for standard undergraduate degree and PGCE courses for UK Home students to be set at the current maximum tuition fee cap of £9,250.  This is subject to any changes to this maximum tuition fee cap that might be subsequently approved by Parliament for 2020/21.

Other undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses

The University’s 2020/21 tuition fees for new entrants and continuing students studying on all other undergraduate and postgraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will be publicised on the individual course pages.

EU Nationals

For new entrants in 2020/21, the UK Government has confirmed new entrant students from the European Union will be eligible to apply for Tuition Fee Loans and other student funding for the duration of their courses.

Year on Year undergraduate / postgraduate tuition fee increases for 2020/21 new entrants, and continuing students who started in 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20

The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate, and part-time PGCE, tuition fees each year during the programme of study. .

The year on year tuition fees for courses which are set in line with the maximum Government tuition fee cap will rise in line with any subsequent inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about the level of any inflationary increase on its website following a Government announcement.

The year on year tuition fees for all other undergraduate and postgraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will rise each year during the programme of study in line with RPI September 2019.

International Tuition Fees

Undergraduate / PGCE tuition fees for International students are not set by the UK Government. The University’s 2020/21 tuition fees for international students will be published on each course webpage once finalised.

We explain what we mean by UK(Home)/EU and international students here.

Your financial obligation

As a student of the University, you are responsible for the payment of your tuition fees for each year of your course, regardless of how you are funding and paying for your tuition fees. If you are planning to use a Government Tuition Fee loan to fund your tuition fees then you are strongly advised to apply to the Student Loans Company as soon as possible to ensure your funding is in place for the start of your course. If you’ve entered into a licence agreement to stay in University accommodation or a Homestay arrangement, you are also responsible for the payment of your accommodation fees under the terms of your agreement.

If you decide to take a break from your studies or leave the University early, it is likely that you will still need to pay some, or all, of your tuition and accommodation fees. For further information, please view our changes to study page and for further advice please contact a Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser.

Home (UK) / EU Undergraduate Tuition Fees 2019/20

Home (UK)/EU tuition fees for standard undergraduate degree and PGCE courses at Canterbury Christ Church University are set in line with the maximum tuition fee cap set by the UK Government.

The Government has confirmed that the maximum tuition fee cap for 2019/20 will remain at £9,250 and the University’s full-time standard undergraduate tuition fee will therefore be set at £9,250. Where applicable, the equivalent part-time tuition fee will be held at 50%, being £4,625.  These fees will apply to undergraduate and PGCE new entrant students in 2019/20, and continuing students who started these courses in 2017/18 or 2018/19.

The University’s 2019/20 tuition fees for new entrants and continuing students studying on all other undergraduate and postgraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will be publicised on the individual course pages. The fees for these courses will be subject to an inflationary increase of 3.6% in 2019/20.  These fees will apply to new entrant students in 2019/20 and will also apply to continuing students who started these courses in 2017/18 or 2018/19.

EU Nationals

For new entrants in 2019/20, the UK Government has confirmed that students from the European Union will continue to be eligible to apply for Tuition Fee Loans and other student funding for the duration of their course.  For 2019/20 the University has confirmed that it will charge the same Home (UK) undergraduate and postgraduate tuition fees to EU new entrant and continuing students. 

Year on Year undergraduate / postgraduate tuition fee increases for 2019/20 new entrants, and continuing students who started in 2017/18 and 2018/19

The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate, and part-time PGCE, tuition fees each year during the programme of study.

The year on year tuition fees for courses which are set in line with the maximum Government tuition fee cap will rise in line with any subsequent inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about the level of any inflationary increase on its website following a Government announcement.

The year on year tuition fees for all other undergraduate and postgraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will rise each year during the programme of study in line with RPI September 2018.

International Tuition Fees

Undergraduate / PGCE tuition fees for International students are not set by the UK Government. The University’s 2019/20 tuition fees for international students will be published on each course webpage once finalised.

We explain what we mean by UK(Home)/EU and international students here.

Your financial obligation

As a student of the University, you are responsible for the payment of your tuition fees for each year of your course, regardless of how you are funding and paying for your tuition fees. If you are planning to use a Government Tuition Fee loan to fund your tuition fees then you are strongly advised to apply to the Student Loans Company as soon as possible to ensure your funding is in place for the start of your course. If you’ve entered into a licence agreement to stay in University accommodation or a Homestay arrangement, you are also responsible for the payment of your accommodation fees under the terms of your agreement.

If you decide to take a break from your studies or leave the University early, it is likely that you will still need to pay some, or all, of your tuition and accommodation fees. For further information, please view our changes to study page and for further advice please contact a Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser.

Important documents

Home (UK) / EU Undergraduate Tuition Fees 2018/19

Maximum Home (UK)/EU tuition fees for standard undergraduate degree and PGCE courses at Canterbury Christ Church University are set by the UK Government.

In 2017/18, the University increased the 2017/18 Home (UK) / EU tuition fees to £9,250 in line with the Government’s inflation rate of 2.8%, which was approved by Parliament. This is because the University met its quality assessments under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

On 1 October 2017, the Government confirmed that tuition fees for 2018/19 would be held at £9,250. This is the full-time tuition fee the University will charge for courses where the Government sets the fees. Where applicable, the equivalent part-time tuition fee will be held at £4,625. This freeze will apply to undergraduate and PGCE new entrant students in 2018/19. It will also apply to continuing students who started these courses in 2017/18.

The University’s 2018/19 tuition fees for new entrants and continuing students studying on all other undergraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will be publicised on the individual course pages. The fees for these courses will be subject to an inflationary increase of 3% in 2018/19.

EU Nationals

For new entrants in 2018/19, the Government confirmed that EU students will pay the same tuition fees as UK students.They will remain eligible for financial support for the duration of their course, even if the course finishes after the UK's exit from the EU.

Year on Year undergraduate / PGCE tuition fee increases for 2018/19 new entrants and continuing students who started in 2017/18

The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate, and part-time PGCE, tuition fees mid-course.

The fees for courses where the Government sets the fees will rise in line with any subsequent inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about the level of any inflationary increase on its website following a Government announcement.

The fees for all other undergraduate courses where the UK Government does not set the fee will rise in line with RPI March 2018. The University will confirm the percentage level of any inflationary increase on the course pages after March 2018.

International Tuition Fees

Undergraduate / PGCE tuition fees for International students are not set by the Government. The University’s 2018/19 tuition fees for international students, and any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage once finalised.

We explain what we mean by UK(Home)/EU and international students here.

Your financial obligation

As a student of the University, you are responsible for the payment of your tuition fees for each year of your course, regardless of how you are funding and paying for your tuition fees. If you’ve entered into a licence or tenancy agreement to stay in University accommodation or a Homestay arrangement, you are also responsible for the payment of your accommodation fees under the terms of your agreement.

If you decide to take a break from your studies or leave the University early, it is likely that you will still need to pay some, or all, of your tuition and accommodation fees. For further information, please view our changes to study page and for further advice please contact a Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser.

Important documents

Home (UK) and EU Tuition Fees

Home(UK)/EU tuition fees for undergraduate and PGCE courses at Canterbury Christ Church University are set within the government’s regulatory framework.

Universities with satisfactory quality assessments under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) were able to raise their 2017/18 Home(UK)/EU tuition fees in line with forecast inflation at a rate of 2.8%.

  • Canterbury Christ Church University has increased its regulated full-time tuition fees for all new entrant Home(UK) and EU undergraduates and PGCE students to £9,250 from 2017/18. The equivalent part-time fees for these courses will also rise by 2.8% to £4,625. 
  • Tuition fees for full-time undergraduate nursing, midwifery and allied health professional students on pre-registration courses will be £9,250 and students will be subject to the same general student financial arrangements that apply to other undergraduate students in 2017/18. Further details on the undergraduate student package for pre-registration nursing, midwifery and allied health professions from 1 August 2017. Visit the Health Education Funding page for further information.
  • Full-time courses which have a Foundation Year 0 will have a 2017/18 Home(UK)/EU tuition fee of £6,165 in Year 0.
  • Full-time courses which have a Placement Year will have a 2017/18 Home(UK)/EU tuition fee of £1,850 in that year.
  • Full-time courses which have a Study Year Abroad will have a 2017/18 Home(UK)/EU tuition fee of £1,385 in that year.

Home(UK)/EU tuition fees for all other undergraduate courses with non-regulated fees will also rise by 2.8%. 2017/18 tuition fees can be found on in the  individual course page archive

International Tuition Fees

Undergraduate/ PGCE tuition fees for International students are not set within the government’s regulatory framework. The University’s tuition fees for International students are published on each course webpage alongside Home(UK)/EU tuition fees. Tuition Fee Scholarship discounts are available to eligible International students.  Visit the scholarship page for further information.

Year on Year undergraduate / PGCE tuition fee increases for 2017/18 new entrants

The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate, and part-time PGCE, Home(UK)/EU tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any change on its website, including the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms).

2017/18 tuition fees for overseas students on undergraduate courses are currently set for the duration of the course and the fee will remain the same for each year of study with no annual inflationary increase.

We explain what we mean by UK(Home)/EU and international students here.

Important documents

Tuition fees for full-time Home and EU undergraduate students starting at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2016 will be £9,000* per year for most courses. Part-time fees are pro-rata, ie students studying 50% will pay £4,500 per year. Other course fees vary.

*Exclusions where fees are less include: Four year courses, where the first year is a Foundation Year with fees of £6,000 (subsequent years are £9000 after 2016/17); courses funded by the NHS; and some Christ Church courses delivered at partner institutions for which fees may be less than £9000. Check partner institutions’ web pages for details. Exceptions also include students who already have a first degree.

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Continuing Fee Information

View the 2016/17 undergraduate tuition fees for students starting their course in the following years: 

Tuition fees for full-time Home and EU undergraduate students starting at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2015 will be £9,000* per year for most courses. Part-time fees are pro-rata, ie students studying 50% will pay £4,500 per year. Other course fees vary.

*Exclusions where fees are less include: Four year courses, where the first year is a Foundation Year with fees of £6,000 (subsequent years are £9000 after 2015/16); courses funded by the NHS; and some Christ Church programmes delivered at partner institutions for which fees may be £6000 or less. Check partner institutions’ web pages for details. Exceptions also include students who already have a first degree.

Important documents

Tuition fees for full-time Home and EU undergraduate students starting at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2014 will be £9,000* per year for most courses. Part-time fees are pro-rata, ie students studying 50% will pay £4,500 per year. Other course fees vary.

*Exclusions where fees are less include: Four year courses, where the first year is a Foundation Year with fees of £6,000 (subsequent years are £8,500 or £9000 after 2014/15); courses funded by the NHS; and some Christ Church courses delivered at partner institutions for which fees may be £6000 or less. Check partner institutions’ web pages for details. Exceptions also include students who already have a first degree.

Important Documents

 

Additional course costs

Although we aim to minimise any additional costs to students over and above the course tuition fee, there will be some extra costs which you will need to consider.

The following table sets out the general principles which apply to postgraduate courses at Canterbury Christ Church University.

CategoryIs the cost Included in the tuition fee?Is the cost an additional cost to students?
Field trips (including trips abroad and trips to museums, theatres, workshops etc) The costs of Field trips are not included in the Tuition fee unless the trip is a compulsory element of the module. Yes, unless the Field trip is a compulsory element of the module.
Travel and accommodation costs for placements  This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information about additional costs of travel and accommodation for placements.

This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information about additional costs of travel and accommodation for placements.

Purchase of own text books

No – students are expected to purchase their own text books. Yes – students are expected to purchase their own text books.

Data & Barring Service (DBS) Checks

This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information. This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information.

Occupational Health Checks

This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information. This varies depending on the Course - please refer to individual course webpages for further information.
Professional Body registration No - students are expected to pay for their own Professional Body registration, if applicable. Yes - students are expected to pay for their own Professional Body registration, if applicable.
Travel to other sites No – students are expected to pay for the cost of any travel to other University sites, however a mini bus service is provided free of charge between Old Sessions House and Polo Farm / Hall Place in Canterbury. Visit the shuttlebus webpage for more information. Yes - students are expected to pay for the cost of any travel to other University sites, however a mini bus service is provided free of charge between Old Sessions House and Polo Farm / Hall Place in Canterbury. Visit the shuttlebus webpage for more information.
Clothing / Kit Yes, where the clothing / kit is essential for Health & Safety reasons the cost is included in the tuition fee (a maximum of one set of clothing provided per student). Further information can be found on course webpages. Yes, where the clothing / kit is essential for Health & Safety reasons the cost is included in the tuition fee (a maximum of one set of clothing provided per student). Further information can be found on course webpages.
Learning materials Essential learning materials (excluding text books) in connection with the course are included in the Tuition Fee. Specific course related information can be found on course webpages. Students must pay for additional materials beyond the standard provision essential for the course, or where the costs are determined by the student’s area of interest and the outputs are retained by the student. Specific course related information can be found on course webpages.
Library fees and fines Yes – all Library fees and fines are an additional cost payable by the student. Yes – all Library fees and fines are an additional cost payable by the student.
Printing and photocopying A £15 print / photocopying credit is provided to all students each academic year on their University Smartcard. Any additional print / photocopying costs must be paid for by the student. A £15 print / photocopying credit is provided to all students each academic year on their University Smartcard. Any additional print / photocopying costs must be paid for by the student.
Social events The tuition fee does not include the cost of any social events, unless the event forms an essential part of the course. Yes, the costs of social events are an additional cost payable by the student unless the event forms an essential part of the course.
Graduation ceremonies IThe cost of the Graduation ceremony itself is included in the tuition fee for the student to attend the ceremony. However, guest tickets and robe hire/ photography are additional costs payable by the student or their guests. The cost of the Graduation ceremony itself is included in the tuition fee for the student to attend the ceremony. However, guest tickets and robe hire/ photography are additional costs payable by the student or their guests.

Additional costs applicable to specific courses are displayed on the subject page under the 'fees and additional costs' tab. Visit the online prospectus to find your chosen course.

Reassessment fees

As a student of the University, you are responsible for the payment of your tuition fees for each year of your course, regardless of how you are funding and paying for your tuition fees. 

If you decide to take a break from your studies or leave the University early, it is likely that you will still need to pay some, or all, of your tuition and accommodation fees. View full details about reassessment fees.

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