Frequently Asked Questions for Postgraduate Students

When are fees due?

I am a prospective postgraduate student from Northern Ireland. How much will my fees be in September 2023?

What is the student levy and do I have to pay it?

What is the tuition fee and do I have to pay it?

I am in my write-up year for my Ph.D. How much do I have to pay?

I wish to repeat on medical grounds, what do I need to do? I am a postgraduate student.

What is the fee for my course?

I have a medical card. Do I still have to pay fees?

How do I get a refund of fees?

How do I get a receipt for my fees paid?

Have you ever been a student at the University of Galway before September 2023?

I am considering leaving my postgraduate course, what are the fee implications:

Contact fees

The Fees Office is located on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail.

Reception Open: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2 - 4 pm

Please read the FAQ section of the web page and if you cannot find an answer to your query please email including your 8-digit CAO / University of Galway student ID number.

Telephone Service on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm on +353 91 492386

Go to and click on Ask Cara (bottom right-hand corner). Cara is the virtual assistant for University of Galway students. Available 24/7/365 to support you with questions, about day-to-day university life. Most of your fee queries can be answered here.