Graduate tuition and fees – 2016 academic year

Tuition fees are approved by the Brock University Board of Trustees, in accordance with the tuition policy set by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (formerly the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.) The fee information is provided for illustrative purposes for typical situations. The actual fees assessed may vary from these schedules.

Tuition is assessed at differentiated rates between:

MA, MSc, MBE, MS, MEd (Research Based Route)*, and PhD (Education)
For these programs, tuition fees are charged on a per term basis:

CohortMA, MSC, MBE, MS, MEd (research stream) and PhD in Arts or Science
Year 1$2,977.42$1,488.71 
Year 2$2,933.42$1,466.71
Year 3$2,861.88 $1,430.94
Year 4$2,792.08$1,396.04
Year 5$2,717.36 $1,358.68
Year 6$2,616.72$1,308.36
Year 7$2,519.80$1,259.90
Year 8$2,426.48$1,213.24
Upper year continuing$2,336.61$1,168.31
International students$7,254.48$3,627.24
International recovery fee*$750.00
CohortPhD in Education
Year 1$3,066.76$1,533.38
Year 2$3,021.44$1,510.72 
Year 3$2,947.75$1,473.88
Year 4$2,875.86$1,437.93
Year 5$2,798.90$1,399.45
Year 6$2,695.24$1,347.62
Year 7$2,595.42$1,297.71
Year 8$2,499.28$1,249.64 
Upper year continuing$2,406.72$1,203.36
International students$7,345.62$3,672.81
International recovery fee*$750.00
CohortMPK (Master of Professional Kinesiology) NEWMPH (Master of Public Health) NEW
Year 1 $3,383.33 $3,320.00 $1,660.00
Year 2 N/A N/AN/A
Year 3 N/A N/AN/A
Year 4 N/A N/AN/A
Year 5 N/A N/AN/A
Year 6 N/A N/AN/A
Year 7 N/A N/AN/A
Year 8 N/A N/AN/A
Upper year continuing N/A N/AN/A
International students $8,090.00$8090.00N/A
International recovery fee*$750.00$750.00

*The Province of Ontario charges an international recovery fee to be applied to all international students at public colleges and universities. This fee will be applied once in either fall or winter term based on the term of first registration for each academic year.

MEd Note: Students admitted under the 2009/10 graduate calendar, choosing a research based route, and student admitted on a prior calendar but who have chosen to proceed in completing their degree requirements for their research based route according to the 2009/10 graduate calendar, will pay on a per term basis.

Final Stage Status Fee for MA, MSc, MBE, MEd (Research route) and PhD programs: Full-time and part-time students (domestic and (visa) international) who have completed all course work and have been approved by their graduate program for final stage status will pay $345.94 per term. Final stage status may only be awarded once and only for one term. All applicable ancillary fees apply.

MEd (Course Based Route)*, MAcc, MBA, MADS
For these programs tuition is charged on a per credit basis. Fees listed below are shown at a half credit rate. A full credit course will be charged two times the half credit rate. A quarter credit course will be charged at half the half credit rate.

CohortMAccMBA Degree or DiplomaMEd (course based)# includes $8.92 Athletic FeeMADS
Year 1 $910.13 $1,216.63 $1,100.69 $1,627.83 
Year 2$910.13 $1,216.63 $1,084.56 $1,603.77 
Year 3$887.94 $1,216.63 $1,058.33 $1,564.66 
Year 4$866.28 $1,186.96 $1,032.75 $1,526.50 
Year 5$835.07 $1,155.19 $1,013.59 $1,485.64 
Year 6$804.14 $1,112.40 $976.40 $1,430.62 
Year 7$774.35 $1,071.20 $931.66 $1,377.63 
Year 8$745.82 $1,031.52 $906.10 $1,326.61 
Upper year continuing$718.06 $993.31 $872.90 $1,277.48 
International students$2,214.82 $2,582.37 $2,235.06 $3,996.95 
International recovery fee*$750.00$750.00$750.00$750.00

*The Province of Ontario charges an international recovery fee to be applied to all international students at public colleges and universities. This fee will be applied once in either fall or winter term based on the term of first registration for each academic year.

MEd Note: Students choosing to complete their degree requirements according to the 2008/09 graduate calendar or prior will continue to be charged the per credit fee.

International Cohort Program Tuition (ISP)

Graduate International Cohort program fees are charged on a program basis, in Canadian funds. Note that all applicable ancillary fees will apply for each registered term in addition to the program fee. Province of Ontario international recovery fee included.

  • Int’l Master of Ed +GR ancillary fees  $25,040
  • Int’l Master of Accountancy +GR ancillary fees  $33,200
  • Int’l Master of Business Admin +GR ancillary fees  $48,485
  • Int’l Master of Arts in Linguistics(TESL) Bridged Entry +GR ancillary fees  $24,450
  • Int’l Master of Science in Materials Science +GR ancillary fees  $28,000
  • Masters Preparation Certificate in Business(PMPC) +UG ancillary fees apply  $14,840
  • Masters Preparation Certificate in Education(MPCE) +UG ancillary fees  $13,495

Ancillary fees (subject to change)

Sessional ancillary fees are assessed based on full- or part-time status in a session. Most ancillary fees are mandatory and governed by an Ancillary Fee Protocol established between Brock University and the Graduate Students’ Association.  Please open the sections for amount breakdowns and other details.

Covers the operating costs of Student Health Services on campus. Non-refundable.

Domestic full-time$26.47 F/W - $5.98 SP/SU
Domestic part-time$13.23 F/W - $5.98 SP/SU
International students (full or part-time)$26.47 F/W - $5.98 SP/SU

Mandatory health insurance for international students only (those not covered under OHIP). Coverage is September 1 to August 31.

Per international student  $612

Mandatory yearly fee charged in fall or winter session at point of first registration in either term.
Full-time or part-time students  $20.00

Athletics fee
Charged per term except for Master of Education per course.

#MEd fee included in per half credit tuition noted above$8.92

Recreation facilities fee
Supplements department of recreation services to provide increased programming, recreational time, and employment for Brock students.

Zone fitness centre fee
Allows graduate students access to the Zone Fitness Centre.
Full or part-time students (per term)  $22.33

The following sessional ancillary fees are administered by the Graduate Students’ Association.

Extended medical and dental coverage (September to August) charged to graduate students as described on the Graduate Students’ Association Health and Dental Plan website. New this year, this is a combined fee.

Full-time domestic, full-time or part-time international  $475.00

Fee for the mandatory 8 month transit pass (September to April), valid with St. Catharines Transit, Welland Transit and Niagara Transit. Part-time students are not granted a transit pass. For further details, visit the Universal Bus Pass website. Charged in the fall or winter session at the point of first registration in either term.

Full-time student  $202.22

Fee charged per term to fund the Graduate Students’ Association. The GSA represents the interests of all graduate students at Brock University, and is administered by an executive elected each April for the coming year. At registration, all graduate students at Brock become members of the GSA by virtue of the association fee paid.

Per termAmount

Charged per term for the fall and winter sessions only.

Per termAmount

Mandatory yearly fee which funds extended GSA services such as an Ombudsman, a travel fund, etc. Charged in fall/winter session at point of first registration in either term.

Full-time or part-time students  $43.00