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Fees and costs

School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, in partnership with The Data Lab

The fees and costs for entry in September 2020 are given below. These are subject to review for entry after September 2020.

Fees for entry in academic year 2020/21

EU/UK: £4,407

Non-EU/UK: £21,820 (fixed for the duration of the full fee paying period of study).

(University’s main page on Fees and Funding.)


The Research Engineer (RE) is paid a tax-free stipend of £16,000 pa.

Other costs

There may be other costs to the RE, such as travel for meetings, attendance at workshops or conferences, publication costs, purchase of specialist equipment, access to specialist facilities etc.

All costs are normally borne by the Industry Sponsor. However, there is is funding available from The Data Lab, subject to application and conditions.

Of course, in terms of resources at the University, the RE will have access to the learning, teaching, and research resources offered to all of our research students.