Irish Studies MPhil/PhD

Major code: IRMR


Fees cover the cost of your tuition, registration, examinations (but not re-sits) and graduation. Please note that the fees displayed below are for each year of study.

Tuition fees (Home/EU)

The University's tuition fees are normally fixed at yearly intervals and follow Government guidelines on minimum levels. 

Standard full-time postgraduate fee £3,732
Fee for this subject Full-time: £4,195 Part-time: £2,098 (2017)

International Students

International students are required to pay the full costs of their tuition in the UK with each university setting its own international fees. The University of Liverpool's fees represent excellent value for money for a Russell Group University.  Fees for postgraduate research programmes are different than for masters programmes and a full list of fees is available on International money and scholarships pages

Fee for this subject Full-time: £16,150, Part-time: £8,075 (2018) (excluding bench fees)

We encourage all postgraduate students to apply for funding and we are happy to proffer advice on this. Information on sources of funding may also be obtained by visiting the University web pages ( and Please note that application deadlines apply to scholarships.

As part of its strategy to cultivate postgraduate research and study, the Institute also offers a limited number of bursaries for students wishing to pursue its programmes. Bursaries are awarded on a competitive basis and contribute towards the payment of fees. Details may be obtained from the Director of Graduate Studies.

International Students

The University of Liverpool administers and participates in many scholarship schemes for international students. The majority of the scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit rather than hardship and students must normally hold an offer of a place on a course before they can apply. More details of all of these awards are listed on money-and-scholarships/scholarships.