The course fees for School Direct are currently £9,250.

Candidates can apply for Student Finance for a Tuition Fee Loan for the full amount to be paid on their behalf directly to the University.

A Maintenance Loan of up to £12,382 is also available depending on eligibility, this would be for costs not covered by your tuition fees such as books, printing, photocopying, travel, software and living costs.

More information on student loans can be found at Student Finance, there are links provided for finance options based upon which Country you have permanent residence. offers further guidance, including a finance calculator to help estimate the grants and loans that may be available to you.

For more information on bursaries (for Secondary teaching) and the funding you may be entitled to, please visit the postgraduate funding page

Our PGCE programme with QTS is carried out in partnership with the University of Chester: