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Full Time PGCE

Full time PGCE students can apply for student finance and receive the same package of financial support i.e. the same level of student loans and grants as other undergraduate students. Full time students may also be eligible for a training bursary but bursary amounts will vary depending on teaching subject and degree classification. More information on training bursaries can be found here

School Direct Training Programme

School Direct places are available in primary and secondary schools and courses generally last for one year. Successful completion of the programme will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). For more information on how to apply for PGCE School Direct routes please click here

Other Sources of Funding

Access to Learning Fund (ALF)  is an annual fund which is allocated to the University by the Government to help UK students who are in financial hardship.

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