Tuition Fees

Explore the tuition fees for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Abertay University.

Undergraduate Tuition Fees

The cost of studying for an undergraduate degree at Abertay University depends on where you live and the course you choose. See below for undergraduate tuition fees. 

Undergraduate Tuition Fees - Scottish Students 2023/2024

Once you've completed registration (i.e. you've registered as a student at Abertay), your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

£1820

 

Tuition Fee Funding

All Scottish students can apply to the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for undergraduate tuition fee funding for courses starting 2023-24.

Find out more about your funding options:

Undergraduate Tuition Fees - England, N Ireland, Wales and ROI 2023/2024

Tuition fees for undergraduate students from England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland starting their degree course in 2023-24. See below.

Once you've completed registration (i.e. you've registered as a student at Abertay), your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Fee guarantee

We offer all new students from England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2023-24 entrants will be the same each year, and will not increase during your course of study.

 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

Undergraduate Degree Programmes 

£9250

 

 

Tuition Fee Funding

If you're from England, Northern Ireland or Wales you may be eligible for a tuition fee loan to cover your tuition fees in full. The Student Loans Company (SLC) will pay your undergraduate tuition fees directly to the University.

Find out more about your Undergraduate funding options here

Undergraduate Tuition Fees - International Students 2023/2024

Undergraduate tuition fees for international students vary depending on your programme of study (also called an 'undergraduate degree course').  

Once you've completed registration (i.e. you've registered as a student at Abertay), your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Fee guarantee

We offer all new international students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2023-24 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

Find out more about funding:

 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COURSES TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

BA (Hons) Computer Arts
BSc (Hons) Computer Game Applications Development
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
BSc (Hons) Computing

BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity
BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking
BA (Hons) Game Design and Production

£15,500

All other Undergraduate Bachelors Degree Programmes

£14,000

 

See below 'Tuition Fees - Self-funding/sponsored students: how to pay tuition fees' for more useful information.

Previous Years

Abertay University tuition fees for 2022-23.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2021-2022.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2020-2021.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2019-2020.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2018-2019.

Self-funding/sponsored students: how to pay tuition fees

Self-funding students

If you are self-funding your undergraduate degree, you’ll need to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration. Once you have completed registration, your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Students that need a student visa - you must pay tuition fees in full before you can complete the online registration process.

Students that do not require a student visa - you can either pay fees in full or set up a monthly payment plan. You can set up a monthly payment plan during the online registration process.

For more information on your payment options, please read our Student Debt Management Policy. 

Sponsor Funding

If you are an overseas student requiring a student visa, and your sponsor is on the University’s approved list (see appendix B of the Student Debt Management Policy), your sponsor will be invoiced after registration.

In all other cases, the sponsor must pay your tuition fees in full before you can register. 

Paying Tuition Fees

Pay online here: 

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/make-a-payment

  • Log into the intranet – please do not share your log in details with anyone  in accordance with University regulations.
  • Go the MyFinance section.
  • Click on the option 'Pre-payment of Tuition fees (Overseas applicants only)'.
  • This will take you to our international payment system.
  • Full instructions on how to make your payment are provided on this system.

Remaining tuition fees and fees for all other student fee categories are made during online registration.  Payment links will be provided during the registration process.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The cost of studying for a postgraduate degree at Abertay University depends on where you live and the course you choose. See below for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research tuition fees. 

Postgraduate Tuition Fees - Scottish Students 2023/2024

Postgraduate Tuition fees vary depending on your programme of study. See the table below.

Once you have completed registration, your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Fee guarantee 

We offer all new students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2023-2024 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

Find out more about your funding options: 

 

Postgraduate Taught Degrees TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

MSc Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

£7,700*

MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence and User Experience

£7,700*

MSc Computer Games Technology

£7,700*

MProf Games Development

£7,700*

MSc Counselling

£7,700a

MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway)

£7,700*

MSc Digital Marketing & e-Commerce

£7,700*

MSc Civil Engineering

£7,700*

MSc Construction and Project Management

£7,700*

MSc Environment and Business

£7,700*

MSc Environment and Energy

£7,700*

MSc Food Quality and Safety with Industrial Practise

£7,700

MSc Food Quality, Safety and Innovation

£7,700

Global MBA

£7,700

MSc Water and Environmental Management

£7,700*

   

Postgraduate Research Programmes

 

PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year)

£4,682**

PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year)

£2,341**

Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months)

£150

Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year)

£500

 

*There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months (FTE).  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

 **Each year, UKRI usually increases their fee and stipend levels in line with inflation, based on the Treasury GDP deflator. Minimum fees recommended by UKRI are adopted as our UK-level tuition fee for postgraduate researchers on most doctoral programmes and are usually confirmed in February 2023.

a Total fee for the MSc, charged on a pro rata basis dependent on modules taken.  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

 

Postgraduate Tuition Fees - England, N Ireland, Wales and ROI 2023/2024

Postgraduate Tuition fees vary depending on your programme of study. See the table below.

Once you have completed registration, your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Fee guarantee 

We offer all new students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2023-24 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

Find out more about your funding options: 

 

  

POSTGRADUATE COURSE TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

Postgraduate Taught Degrees*

 

MSc Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

£10,200*

MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence and User Experience

£10,200*

MSc Computer Games Technology

£10,200*

MProf Games Development

£10,200*

MSc Counselling

£10,200a

MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway)

£10,200*

MSc Digital Marketing & e-Commerce

£10,200*

MSc Civil Engineering

£10,200*

MSc Construction and Project Management

£10,200*

MSc Environment and Business

£10,200*

MSc Environment and Energy

£10,200*

MSc Food Quality and Safety with Industrial Practise

£10,200*

MSc Food Quality, Safety and Innovation 

£10,200*

Global MBA

£10,200*

MSc Water and Environmental Management

£10,200*

 

 

Postgraduate Research Programmes

 

PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Full-time, fee per academic year)

£4,682**

PhD/MPhil/Masters by Research (Part-time, fee per academic year)

£2,341**

Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (additional 2 months)

£150

Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year)

£500

* There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months (FTE).  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

** Each year, UKRI usually increases their fee and stipend levels in line with inflation, based on the Treasury GDP deflator. Minimum fees recommended by UKRI are adopted as our UK-level tuition fee for postgraduate researchers on most doctoral programmes and are usually confirmed in February 2023.

a Total fee for the MSc, charged on a pro rata basis dependent on modules taken.  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

Students opting to take less than a full year of a programme should contact finance@abertay.ac.uk for details of fees per module or per credit. Students undertaking more than a full-time complement of modules will normally be charged for the excess modules.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees - International Students 2023/2024

Postgraduate Tuition fees vary depending on what you study. See the table below. Once you have completed registration, your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Fee guarantee

We offer all new international students a fee guarantee: the fee rate published for 2023/2024 entrants will be the same each year and won’t increase during your course of study.

 

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

TUITION FEES PER YEAR (£)

Postgraduate Taught Degrees*

 

MSc Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

 

£17,000*

 

MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence and User Experience

£17,000*

MProf Games Development

£17,000*

MSc Computer Games Technology

£17,000*

MSc Counselling

£15,000a

MSc Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway)

£15,000*

MSc Digital Marketing & e-Commerce

£15,000*

MSc Civil Engineering

£15,000*

MSc Construction and Project Management

£15,000*

MSc Environment and Business

£15,000*

MSc Environment and Energy

£15,000*

MSc Food Quality and Safety with Industrial Practise

£15,000*

MSc Food Quality, Safety and Innovation 

£15,000*

Global MBA

£17,000*

MSc Water and Environmental Management

£15,000*

 

 

Postgraduate Research Programmes 

 

PhD/MPhil/MbR subjects in Food, Environment, Engineering, Science, Sport

£15,750

PhD/MPhil/MbR subjects in Computing, Computer Games, Computer Arts, Ethical Hacking

£14,750

PhD/MPhil/MbR subjects in Counselling, Psychology, Sociology, Management, Marketing, Business, Accountancy, Economics, Mental Health Nursing

£13,750

Continuation Fee for Masters by Research (for the additional two months)
Continuation Fee for PhD/MPhil (per academic year)

£150

£500

* There may be additional charges where the MSc is not completed within 18 months (FTE).  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 120 credits.

a Total fee for the MSc, charged on a pro rata basis dependent on modules taken.  Module fees are on a pro rata basis of 180 credits.

See 'Self-funding/sponsored students: how to pay tuition fees' below for payment information.

Find out more about your funding options: 

Previous Years

Abertay University tuition fees for 2022-23.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2021-2022.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2020-2021.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2019-2020.

Abertay University tuition fees for 2018-2019.

Self-funding/sponsored students: how to pay tuition fees

Self-funding and Payment

If you are self-funding your postgraduate degree, you’ll need to arrange payment of your tuition fees as part of your online registration. Once you have completed registration, your tuition fees for the full academic year are due for payment.

Students that need a student visa - you must pay your fees in full before you can complete the online registration process.

Students that do not need a student visa -  you can either pay fees in full or set up an instalment plan. You can set up a monthly payment plan during the online registration process.

For more information please read our Student Debt Management Policy.

Sponsor Funding

If you’re being funded by an external organisation, you must provide evidence as part of the online registration process.

If you are an overseas student requiring a student visa, and your sponsor is on the University’s approved list (see appendix B of the Student Debt Management Policy), your sponsor will be invoiced after registration.

In all other cases, the sponsor must to pay your tuition fees in full before your registration. 

Paying Tuition Fees

Pay online here: https://www.abertay.ac.uk/make-a-payment

  • Log into the intranet – please do not share your log in details with anyone  in accordance with University regulations.

  • Go the MyFinance section.

  • Click on the option 'Pre-payment of Tuition fees (Overseas applicants only)'.

  • Click on the option 'Pre-payment of Tuition fees (Overseas applicants only)'.

  • This will take you to our international payment system.

  • Full instructions on how to make your payment are provided on this system.

Remaining tuition fees and fees for all other student fee categories are made during online registration.  Payment links will be provided during the registration process.

We're happy to help

If you have any questions about tuition fees, Live Chat is available on our website during office hours, you can phone 01382 308080 or email sro@abertay.ac.uk.

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