Fees for 2021/22
- UK students £4,500 FT (£2,250 PT)
- International students £23,580 FT only
Learn more about fees and funding
Are you an international applicant?
All international applicants to this course will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of £2,000 on receipt of an offer, to secure their place.
Find out more about the deposit >>.
Scholarships and studentships
We are eligible to receive studentships from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), We also offer a number of our own postgraduate studentships, available to both home and overseas students.
The School is the lead institution for the NERC-funded CENTA Doctoral Training Centre, which funds between five and seven PhD UK/EU studentships at Birmingham each year.
International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.
For further information contact the School directly or get in touch with the Funding, Graduation & Awards via the online enquiries system.
For EU students applying for the 2021/22 academic year
The UK Government is currently working to determine the future fee status for new EU students for the 2021/22 academic year. The Government will provide sufficient notice for prospective EU students on fee arrangements ahead of the 2021/2022 academic year and subsequent years in future. For more information please visit the gov.uk website.
You can also visit our EU Referendum information page for more information and updates.
Answering your questions and concerns about the outcome of the EU referendum.