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.

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.

BSc / BA General Award

Home (Scottish): £303 per 20 credit module

Repeat module fee


Postgraduate Re-registration fee

You will be charged a re-registration fee of £150 should you have to re-register into a new or additional academic year beyond the planned duration of your studies. This does not apply in situations where the extension is caused by changes implemented by the University. Individual circumstances will be considered.

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.

Graduation costs

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