Fee payments for ESS participants vary for participants from commercial institutions and academic or not-for-profit institutions.

Note: If you are seeking bulk enrolment rates for your organisation, please contact ESS.

N.B. Fees include the cost of all essential course support material (e.g. required books)

The tuition fees are as follows. Note that each amount refers to the fee for one course. The ‘additional course’ rate refers to courses taken during the same summer school period.

Course Type Commercial rate Academic Rate
(applies to university staff/students, government and not-for-profit organisations)
One 35hr course
(one or two week)
£1,500.00 £1,100.00
Each additional 35hr Course
(one or two week) taken during the same year
£1,300.00 £900.00
One 17.5hr Course
(one week)
£750.00 £550.00
Introduction to R – 6hrs, one day £150.00 £75.00


Note: For students registering for the MA in Social Science Data Analysis in this academic year (2021), the total tuition fee will be £8,340.