Postgraduate Fees

There's a lot to consider when undertaking a postgraduate degree, but one of the most important factors is how much the course will cost you. Coventry University aims for total transparency with all of our course fees. This means you know exactly what you will pay and when it is time to pay it and you know your fees will not subsidise students in other subjects.

Please read on for a breakdown of how our courses' fees are constructed and how you can pay.

How much will my course cost?

Our postgraduate fees are calculated by what it costs to teach each course. Every course is divided into modules, which means courses that contain less modules have lower fees. 

Each module is worth between 10 and 20 credits, with you needing to achieve 180 credits to gain the full masters award. 

To make studying more cost effective, some students choose to study part-time and plan their course around their personal or working lives. If you choose to do this you will typically earn 60 credits per year.

As an example of the way tuition fees work, please see our variety of payment breakdowns below. The fees were for our UK/EU students undertaking taught postgraduate degrees, which can be found on our lists of courses in September and courses in May.

May 2019

Full-time fees Part-time Fees
  Per credit 10 credit module 15 credit module 20 credit module
£6,500.00 £36.11 £361.10 £541.65 £722.20
£7,750.00 £43.06 £430.60 £645.90 £861.20
£10,650.00 £59.17 £591.70 £887.55 £1,183.40
£11,600.00 £64.44 £644.40 £966.60 £1,288.00

September 2019

Full-time fees Part-time Fees
  Per credit 10 credit module 15 credit module 20 credit module
£7,000.00 £38.88 £388.80 £583.20 £777.60
£8,350.00 £46.38 £463.80 £695.70 £927.60
£11,450.00 £63.61 £636.10 £954.15 £1,272.20
£12,450.00 £69.16 £691.60 £1037.40 £1,383.20
£16,800.00 £93.33 £933.30 £1399.95 £1,866.60
How do I pay for my course?

Everyone is different, so we like to give you options to make as life as easy for you as possible. At the time that you enrol you will be asked how you would like to pay your fees and will need to commit to this method.

Flexible Payment Schemes

Our most popular choices of payment are through our Flexible Payment Schemes. These schemes give you the opportunity to pay in three different ways:

  • Full Payment Scheme - Pay your fees in one lump sum at enrolment.
  • Two Instalment Scheme - Pay your fees in two equal instalments, one at enrolment and one in December.
  • Eight Instalment Scheme - Pay your fees in eight monthly instalments via direct debit or card transactions from October to May.

For further information on these schemes, as well as support for part-time students, please visit our Flexible Payment Schemes web page.  


What if I am being sponsored?

If your fees are to be paid in part or fully by a sponsor (such as your employer), you will be required to provide at enrolment a letter or Fee Authorisation Form. In the case of a letter from your sponsor, this should be supplied on company headed paper and state the amount of support you will be receiving and the academic year it relates to. After your enrolment your sponsor will be automatically invoiced.

The Fee Authorisation Form can be picked up from the University's Finance Income team or downloaded as a PDF. This form should only be completed by registered organisations and companies, and should not be used if your fees are to be paid by family members, friends, etc., unless you are officially listed as an employee of theirs.

The completed form can be scanned and emailed to the Income Team at Alternatively, you can submit the completed form to the Income Team in person at the Student Centre or by post to the address below:

Coventry University 
Finance Income Team 
Priory Street