PhD fees

Graduate research student fees with effect from 1 August 2019 are as follows:

Year Full-Time1234
Year Part-Time1&23&45&6 
EU full-time €4500 €4500 €4500 €4500
EU full-time loyalty* €2250 €2250 €2250 €2250
EU part-time €3000 €3000 €3000  
EU part-time loyalty €1500 €1500 €1500  
Non-EU full-time €9000 €9000 €9000 €9000
Non-EU full-time loyalty €4500 €4500 €4500 €4500
Non-EU part-time €6000 €6000 €6000  
Non-EU part-time loyalty €3000 €3000 €3000  
EU PhD by publication** €2500      
Non-EU PhD by publication** €4750      

The loyalty fee only applies to new self-funded research students. Before applying for the loyalty fee, you must have successfully completed at least two years’ undergraduate or one year’s  postgraduate education at TU Dublin on a self-funded basis, i.e. you must have paid at least two years (or one year, if postgraduate) of full fees, including tuition fee and every other application fee.

All students are permitted a grace period of up to six months after their due date. Students who fail to submit within the six-month grace period following their thesis submission date can continue as a registered student for  one year only, on payment of the supervision fee, €8,500, in which case they will have full access to facilities and supervision. 

For further information about fees, contact the Graduate Research School Office.