Graduate Fees and Funding

We want to recruit the best and brightest students from all over the world and every kind of background.


So although annual fees are set across the University each year, we have a number of bursaries and scholarships available for our graduate students to make research and study with us as affordable as possible.

The cost of graduate study

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Further information on fees can be found on the University’s Admissions website.

Students applying from the EU should take a look at our Brexit Q&As for more details of how the UK’s plans to leave the European Union will affect fees and studying in the UK generally.

When applying for the DPhil in Biochemistry, you may submit further applications for up to two of the following associated programmes without paying an additional application fee:

For instructions on how to apply for more than one course see the Application Guide.

Living costs for the 2023-24 academic year are estimated to be between £1,290 and £1,840 for each month you’re in Oxford.

If you want to see a more detailed breakdown of these costs, so you can budget accordingly for however long you expect to live in Oxford, then take a look at the University of Oxford’s website.

If you apply for one of our graduate programmes by the early December deadline you’ll automatically be considered for full funding from a variety of sources, including the Clarendon Fund, MRC and our various colleges. If you get this funding it will cover your course fee and provide support for your living expenses.

However, there are also further funding opportunities on the University of Oxford's Fees and Funding site as well as some external funding sources, all of which you can apply for separately.