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The financial help on offer and the fees you will have to pay will vary depending on the level of the course that you are studying and your own personal circumstances. Below, you'll find more details on fees, finance and funding for Postgraduate study.


For 2022/23, fees per year for our MA programmes are £8,500 for full-time and £4,750 for part-time UK students. International and EU students' fees are £15,800* per year for full-time, and £8,400 for part-time.

For 2022/23, fees for our MFA programme are £5,660 per year for full-time UK students. International and EU students' fees for MFA are £10,530*, and only a full-time study mode is available.

Masters degree (UK students)

Full-time - £8,500

Part-time - £4,750

Masters degree (EU & International students)

Full-time - £15,800

Part-time - £8,400

Master of Fine Art (UK students)

Full-time - £5,660

Master of Fine Art (EU & International students)

Full-time - £10,530

There are a range of awards and discounts available for those who have previously studied at Arts University Plymouth.

  • Alumni Progression Award: 15% discount on MA or MFA fees for Undergraduate, Pre-Degree and FAD graduates who go on to postgraduate study with us.
  • Short Course MA Progression Award: 10% discount on MA or MFA fees for anyone who has completed a Short Course with us.
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You can now apply for a Postgraduate Loan with Student Finance England to contribute to course costs. The quickest and easiest way for students to apply is on the UK Government website's postgraduate loan page.

For an overview of Postgraduate funding visit the UCAS Student Finance guide.

For more information and support on student finances please contact admissions@aup.ac.uk

Additional support can be available for students with learning difficulties or disabilities, including mental health conditions. For further information about funding, take a look at the Disabled Students’ Allowance web page. Contact our Student Support team for assistance.

*Fees shown on this page provide an indication of current costs and exclude costs for international students who may need a pre-sessional English course and ongoing in-year English language support. For more information please visit our International pages.