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Teaching at Leeds Trinity

Leeds Trinity University provides Postgraduate teacher training through PGCE Provider-led, School Direct and SCITT study routes.​

Tuition fees and loans

Leeds Trinity postgraduate PGCE tuition fees are £9,250 in 2020–21 and 2021-22​. Depending on government policy, tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years.

You will not have to pay these fees upfront.

Eligible UK students can apply for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of tuition fees from the government which you repay gradually through small monthly repayments. Full-time students will not start repaying their loan until the April after you leave university once you're earning over £26,575. This earning threshold may be adjusted annually in line with average earnings by the government.

International and EU students can now apply for a PGCE at Leeds Trinity from 2021-22. The fees for international and EU applicants is £12,500. Get more information on international fees and finance.

If you are looking for Undergraduate Primary Education funding information, please see the Undergraduate finance page.

 

Maintenance funding 

UK students on non-salaried places studying full-time can apply for a package of maintenance funding from the government to help with general living costs and additional funding if you have children and/or a disability. For more details, download our Financial Information l​eaflet.

Students in England can apply and find out more information on the gov.uk Student Finance website. This website also has a calculator which gives you an estimate of what you will receive.

Students from other UK countries can find information and apply at:

All students can find information on repaying stude​nt loans on the UK Government website.

Students on salaried places or students on non-standard length courses will not be eligible for any Student Finance.

Bursaries and Scholarships 2021-22

Initial Teacher Training bursaries and scholarships are available for eligible UK students during PGCE Provider-led, School Direct  and SCITT courses that start on or after 1 September 2021. If you're receiving a salary from your school, you are not eligible for a bursary or scholarship as well.

The following bursaries and scholarships are available in 2021-22:

Subject

Bursary

Scholarship

Chemistry

£24,000

£26,000

Computing

£24,000

£26,000

Maths

£24,000

£26,000

Physics

£24,000

£26,000

Classics

£10,000

 

Languages

£10,000

 

Biology

£7,000

 

 

Initital Teacher Training bursaries

Initital Teacher Training (ITT) bursaries are provided by the government. Institutions are responsible for making the bursary payments to eligible students. The bursaries are given to students who meet the residency eligibility criteria set for statutory student finance (so students who are eligible for tuition fee loans from the Student Loans Company) Bursaries are available to trainees with a first, 2:1, 2:2, Master’s or PhD.

To find out more about what bursaries are available and the eligibility criteria please visit the Get Into Teaching Bursaries and Scholarships web page.

Subject-specific scholarships

A number of organisations offer a limited number of scholarships of £26,000 depending on the subject:

For more details of what scholarships are available, eligibility and how to apply visit the Get Into Teaching website

You must inform Leeds Trinity if you are awarded a scholarship. Institutions are responsible for making the scholarship payments to eligible students. If you are eligible for a scholarship you will not be eligible for a bursary

To find out how the scholarships and bursaries are paid please visit the Get Into Teaching website - How you will be paid page. ​

Leeds Trinity will provide eligible students with payment information with their entitlement letter.

Students will need to sign eligibility declaration forms before starting the course and during the course in order to receive payment of the bursary.

The forms and entitlement letters are sent out in summer 2021.

 

Help and support

You can contact the Student Adviser Emma Quirke with your questions and queries on +44 (0) 113 283 7173 or  email: studentfinance@leedstrinity.ac.uk.

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