This information provides details of the financial arrangements for those intending to begin one of the above courses at University of Bolton in the 2018/19 academic year. This information was correct at the time of writing, (December 2017), though it is subject to change. To apply for funding please visit:

Course Fees (Home/EU students) 

Tuition fees for the above courses are £4,500 (subject to confirmation) per academic year*  

*Fees if studied at University of Bolton will be £4,500, if studied at franchised provision fees may vary depending at which franchise college you are studying.  

Please note tuition fees may be higher for the second year of the course. 

Financial Assistance   

The following assistance may be available: 

Tuition fee loan 

A non means tested tuition fee loan will be available for part-time students up to 100% of tuition fees charged 

In order to access a tuition fee loan you must be studying at a rate of at least 25% of a full-time course 

Tuition fee loan will be repaid when you earn over £25,000. 

There is no living costs funding available for part-time students 

There may be additional support available from the government.

Specifically, the government stated: 

To support the FE sector to recruit sufficient specialist maths and English teachers, we are pleased to confirm that the Government will continue to fund the FE initial teacher training bursaries for a further two years (16/17 and 17/18). Over the past three years, this scheme has provided over 1,000 bursaries, with over 850 of these supporting graduates to train to teach maths or English. 

These bursaries will continue to be offered at the same rates as those offered for school teachers in these subjects. We will provide more details on the guidance and process for accessing these bursaries shortly.

Please note no announcement has yet been made with regard to whether the bursaries will be available for 18/19.

Further Information 

Should you have any further enquiries please contact: 

Financial Matters                                                                Course Matters 

Ms Karen Bentley/Mrs Carol Gray                                          Tel: 01204 903903

Student Funding Advisor/Bursaries and Scholarships                or    01204 903733

01204 903497/01204 903499                                                                            

*Please note all information given is provisional and subject to change.

The above funding is not available for any of the above courses for students who have previously attained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Initial Teacher Training courses are exempt from Equivalent Level Qualifications regulations:

Page last reviewed and updated December 2017.