Fees and fee payment options for Postgraduate taught students

Financing your Postgraduate Studies


To spread the payments more easily, fees can be paid in 3 instalments per academic year and can be paid according to this schedule: 

  Instalment Amount

Due Date (Sept Start Programmes) 

Due Date (Jan Start Programmes)

Instalment 1 25% On registration in August/September On registration in January
Instalment 2 25% 31st October 28th February
Instalment 3 50% 31st January 31st May

Discounts to Alumni of TU Dublin  

As a TU Dublin graduate, you may be able to avail of a 10% reduction in fees for any of our Level 9 taught Masters programmes. To avail of the graduate fee discount, please make sure you include your TU Dublin qualification when you apply for a Level 9 taught Masters programme. Students who are enrolled on programmes funded by Springboard or any other third party are not eligible for the TU Dublin Alumni Rate.

SUSI grants 

Grant funding is available to eligible students (full time only) to pursue approved postgraduate courses in TU Dublin. For find out more see SUSI website.  

Tax back on tuition fees

Don’t forget that you may be eligible to claim tax back on your tuition fees. You could claim approximately €1,000 back through tax relief. Check out the Revenue website for more details on how this works and what relief could be applicable to you.

Employer funded postgraduate courses

If you are in employment, you might find that your employer has a staff training and development budget. As employers are always interested in employees with the most up to date and relevant qualifications you could ask where they stand on contributing to your further education.