School of Health and Social Care - Additional fees and costs for Postgraduate students

​Course fees

Postgraduate tuition fees are presented on the individual postgraduate course pages or can be found in the fees document listed​ on our postgraduate finance page.

Additional course related costs

​​Item​​NotesAverage Cost
Thesis/dissertation printing and bindingThe cost of this will depend on the length of your work and chosen binding style.£23
​GraduationIncludes gown hire and three family/friend tickets.£100

Additional costs by course

PG Dip / MA Social Work

​​Item​​Notes​​Average Cost
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checksCompulsory - DBS needs to be purchased at the start of the course and then updated.£58 across the durati​on of the course
Student membership of professional bodiesOptional - students can join the British Association of Social Workers (BASW).£​120

Supplementary costs

There are some additional costs that you may incur during your studies. Course required reading is available through the University's library service. Comprehensive resources are available to support your course work through text books in the library, electronic resources and the library's subsidised inter-loan service.

Printing and photocopying
On average £40 per year
Module retake£525-580 per 15 CATS
Reassessment fee£100 per module (up to 30 CATS)
Library late return fines
Between 20p and £1 per day
Library book replacement£40 per book
Replacement ID card£10