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2021/22 Funding Information for Full Time Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Level 7), Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Level 6) and Certificate in Education 14+ (Level 5) courses provided by University of Bolton.
This information sheet provides details of the financial arrangements for those intending to begin one of the above courses at the University of Bolton in the 2021/22 academic year. Please visit www.gov.uk/student-finance for the latest information and to apply for funding online.
Tuition fees for the above courses if studied on the University of Bolton campus are £9,250 Please note if you are studying your course at a franchise institution the tuition fees may vary from the above figure.
For full-time students with dependent children in registered and approved childcare. A payment of up to 85% of the actual childcare costs is available. This award is dependent on household income, maximum payment £179.62 per week for one child, £307.95 per week for two or more children.
For full-time students who have dependent children. This award is dependent on household income, maximum award £1,821.
For further information on help for student parents please visit the website below:
For full-time students who have adult dependents. This award is dependent on household income, maximum award £3,190.
If you wish to defer payment of your tuition fees until after the completion of your course you may apply to take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of the course. If you choose this option the tuition fees will be paid directly from the Student Loans Company to the university. You will start to repay this loan after the completion of your course and when you are earning over £27,295. Tuition fee loans are non-means tested.
There may be additional support available from the government for students who are studying PGCE courses in certain subject areas. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/teacher-training-funding or contact your course leader to find further information.
For PGCE in Mathematics, students must have previously attained a degree qualification of a minimum of 2.2 level. The bursary is £25,000, paid over the duration of the course.
For PGCE in English, students must have previously attained a degree qualification of a minimum of 2.1 level. The bursary is £15,000, paid over the duration of the course.
Please note the above information is subject to confirmation from the Department for Education.
Should you require any further information please contact:
Mr Jonathan Stackhouse or Mrs Carol Gray
Student Funding/Bursaries and Scholarships Advisor
01204 903497 or 01204 903499
Course and bursary queries:
Tel: 01204 903903 or 01204 903373
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 at www.hefce.ac.uk
Student Services Version 1 November 2018