Fees and funding

Tuition Fees for 2019/20

UK/EU (Home) Students

  • Full-time: £4,600 per year

Non UK/EU (Overseas) Students

  • Full-time: £9,700 per year

Fees in each subsequent year of study (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase limited by the All Items Retail Prices Index. We will confirm any change to the annual tuition fee to you in writing prior to you commencing each subsequent year of study (where applicable).

Your classification for fees purposes - whether you pay fees as a home or overseas student - will be determined in accordance with UK Home Office guidelines.

As a full-time student, you will spend the majority of your working time in research at the University. You are expected to dedicate yourself full-time to your research.

Students wishing to pursue part time distant study should look at the PhD Executive programme.

Funding and support

The Cass PhD provides funding, research and travel support to PhD students.

Each year several Cass Doctoral Training Fellowships are available. These are allocated on a competitive basis across the School. Students receive a tax-free living support of £16,057 per annum and a full tuition waiver, guaranteed for four years.

All Cass students can apply for travel funding for academic conferences if their research paper is accepted for presentation.

Students also have the opportunities to teach courses or act as teaching or research assistants to earn extra income and gain valuable experience.

15 Cass Doctoral Training Fellowship available

We are offering 15 Doctoral Training Fellowships comprising of tuition fees and maintenance grant of £16,057 per annum for four years, starting in October 2019, and offers funding for conference attendance throughout the four year period.

To be considered for the Fellowship please make an application below:

MPhil to PhD Accounting
MPhil to PhD Actuarial Science 
MPhil to PhD Finance
MPhil to PhD Management

Postgraduate Doctoral Loans

The Government has introduced a new Postgraduate Doctoral Loans scheme which can provide a loan of up to £25,000 over three years to support study for a doctoral degree. A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study and can be used with some other forms of support, for example from industry or business.

Find out more about the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan