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Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for the 2017/18 academic year is laid out below. The full fee for 2017/18 is £28,400. 

UK and EU students receive a subsidy from the British Government and pay a reduced fee. To qualify for the home or EU rate of tuition fees you will need to meet certain strict conditions related to your nationality, visa status and residency.  

To find out more about how fee status is assessed, visit the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)


EU Students

EU students applying to English universities in autumn 2017 will benefit from the current system of postgraduate loans and pay the same fees as UK students, for the duration of their programme.

MA Fees

15-month Programme

240-credit programme, full-time over 15 months

Overseas
New Students –  £34,000

Home and EU  (subsidised)
New Students – £14,500

Channel Islands and Isle of Man (subsidised)
tbc

2-year Programme

240-credit programme, full-time over 2 years

Overseas 
New Students – £28,400 per year (£56,800 total fee)

Home and EU  (subsidised)
New Students – £9,500 per year (£19,000 total fee)

Channel Islands and Isle of Man (subsidised)
New Students – £14,200 (£28,400 total fee)

MA/MSc Fees•

Global Innovation Design and Innovation Design Engineering, jointly awarded with Imperial College London.

240-credit programme, full time over two years. 

Overseas
New Students – £28,400 in 2017/18, £29,580 in 2018/19•• (£57,980 total fee)

Home and EU (subsidised) 
New Students – £9,500 in 2017/18, £12,300 in 2018/19•• (£21,800 total fee)

* GID students are subject to a £2,000 supplementary fee due to the higher costs of delivering the programme
** Imperial fees to be confirmed in June 2018 as they are subject to an inflationary uplift, currently assumed to be 2.5%

MRes Fees

MRes RCA

180-credit programme, full-time over 45 weeks

Overseas 
New Students – £32,800

Home and EU (subsidised)
New Students – £12,350

MRes Healthcare & Design

180-credit programme, part-time over 2 years

Overseas
New Students –  £14,850 per year (£29,700 total fee)

Home and EU (subsidised)
New Students – £5,950 per year (£11,900 total fee)

MPhil and PhD Fees

Overseas 
New Students – £28,400 per year

Home and EU (subsidised) 
New Students – £9,500 per year

Channel Islands and Isle of Man (subsidised)
New Students – £14,200 per year

Post Experience Programme

Full time fee – £28,400

Supplementary Fees

The MA/MSc Global Innovation Design is subject to a supplementary fee of £2,000 per annum in addition to the standard postgraduate Master's fees (see above) because of the higher costs involved in delivering a programme in three countries.

Progression Discount

Full-time Home, EU and International students who have completed a Master’s degree at the College will be eligible for a £1,000 discount on tuition fees for up to three years of study, when starting a Research degree within five years of graduation.
CONTACT

+44 (0)20 7590 4444 

admissions@rca.ac.uk

Student making adjustments to a project
Student at Work, 2015
Photographer: Richard Haughton