Tuition Fees and Financial Support

SCITT and School Direct Non Salaried Trainees

  • The tuition fee for the course (QTS and PGCE) is £9250
  • The fees are paid in three instalments
  • Autumn term 25%, Spring Term 25%, Summer Term 50%

If you want to pay the fees via a student loan to you should apply to the Student Loan Company as soon as you have received your offer or when the SLC open the application cycle in January if later.

You may also be eligible for additional financial support in the form of a maintenance grant or maintenance loan depending on your income. Further details can be found here https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-my-teacher-training/tuition-fee-and-maintenance-loans

Bursaries and Scholarships may be available depending on the subject you are training to teach. Please see below for the subjects offering a bursary or scholarship:

Type Subject UCAS Course Code UCAS Provider Code Scholarships Bursary for Trainee with a UK honours degree of 2:2 or higher (or overseas equivalent)
Core SCITT Biology 339V 2EW - £7,000
Chemistry 339T 2EW £26,000 £24,000
Computing 33B6 2EW £26,000 £24,000
Mathematics 33B5 2EW £26,000 £24,000
Modern Languages 339Z 2EW - £10,000
Physics 3BRW 2EW £26,000 £24,000
School Direct Non Salaried Biology 2L5Y 1CO - £7,000
Chemistry 2L5Z 1CO £26,000 £24,000
Computing 33F8 1CO £26,000 £24,000
Mathematics 33F2 1CO £26,000 £24,000
Modern Languages 25M2 1CO - £10,000
Physics 2L63 1CO £26,000 £24,000

School Direct Salaried Trainees

Salaried trainees are employed by their training school and will be paid a salary for the duration of the course (11 months) equivalent to point one on the unqualified teacher scale which will change year on year and will depend on the location of the school.