University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management

Fees and scholarships

Fees, funding and living costs

Tuition fees for 2018 entry

Fees for the DBA in Higher Education Management are as follows:

Year Fee
One £10,000
Two £10,000
Three through to eight £2,000 per annum

The fee covers all tuition, hand outs and assessment. It is payable in up to two instalments per annum. The total cost of the course can be £22,000 to £32,000, depending on the time to complete.

Please note: Once you have started your studies, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% each year for every further year of study; we will not increase your fees each year by more than this percentage and the amount will be set out on our fee page in December for the following academic year. If you defer your entry, you will pay the fees for the year that you start your course and these may be more than 5% higher than the previous year. Read more about our tuition fees.


You can be considered for a School of Management scholarship on the strength of your application documents. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship please print out and complete the form and upload to your application pdf icon.

The deadline for submitting your scholarship application for consideration is 4 September 2018.


During residential periods, students are responsible for their own accommodation. The University can provide a list of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs at competitive rates which can be obtained from the DBA Administrator, University guest accommodation is limited and only available during vacation time.