Additional costs

In addition to the cost of tuition fees, there are some additional costs you may have to cover during your time at University. For any costs specific to your course, specialist equipment, membership fees etc, you will find these on the individual course page.

As the University for the Common Good, we provide a number of scholarships and bursaries and have highlighted a number of our sources of funding that can help you to manage the cost of your education.

Fees and charges are subject to change. For full details of the fees and costs you are required to pay the University, please refer to our fees and refund policy.

Work placement fees (12 months)

For degree courses where 12-month work placement fees differ from the degree's standard annual fee rate, the following fees may apply.

Home £910
RUK £4,625
EU £910
International £5750

Outgoing exchange

Undergraduate students on exchange for a semester / year will continue to pay their normal tuition fees at GCU and will not be charged fees by the overseas institution.

Study Abroad (1 trimester)

Self-funded student only. Fees for partnership agreements may differ.

Scottish £910
RUK £4625
EU £910
International £5750 

BSc / BA General Award

Scottish £303

RUK £1540

EU £303

International n/a

Repeat Undergraduate Modules

Repeat fee 2021/22

Module fee £150

Postgraduate Taught Finalising Fee

Finalising fee 2021/22


Graduation costs

When the time comes, make sure you are prepared to enjoy your graduation day by taking into account the costs involved.

Continuation fee

The Continuation Fee applies to postgraduate research students who are continuing beyond the expected period of study and are within their maximum period of registration for the degree types; full-time PhD, DBA/ProfD and full-time MPhil. The continuation fee is also applicable to all postgraduate research students on any research degree (full time or part time) when they enter a year of study beyond their maximum period of registration and have an authorised extension from the University.

Continuation fee 2022/23

Please see Postgraduate Research Fees and Funding for more information.