Newman University automatically administers payment of the PGCE / School Direct Training bursary on behalf of the Department for Education to all eligible students, you do not need to apply to receive the bursary.

During the enrolment process you will be asked to provide your nominated bank account details to enable payment of the bursary to be made.

The Training Bursary and Scholarship information below is taken directly from thewebsite, please refer to the government provided information for up to date details.

Training bursaries

Postgraduate teaching bursaries and scholarships are only available for the subjects listed below. You cannot receive both a teaching bursary and a scholarship.

Subject Bursary Scholarship
Biology 瞿10,000
Chemistry 瞿24,000 瞿26,000
Computing 瞿24,000 瞿26,000
Design and technology 瞿15,000
Geography 瞿15,000
(including ancient languages)
Maths 瞿24,000 瞿26,000
Physics 瞿24,000 瞿26,000

To be eligible for a bursary, youll need at least one of the following:

  • a bachelors degree class 2:2 (honours) or higher
  • a masters degree
  • a PhD

Youll also need to meet the bursary schemes individual terms and conditions.


To find out if youre eligible for a scholarship and to apply, you can visit the relevant scholarship body:

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Undergraduate bursaries

You may be eligible for aif you do a secondary maths or physics course that leads to.

You may also be eligible if you do an opt-inQTScourse in secondary computing, languages, mathematics or physics. This is where you start a standard undergraduate degree but then opt-in to initial teacher training to getQTS.

The amount you receive depends on the year that you start yourQTScourse. You do not get a bursary in every year of an undergraduate course. Depending on the type of course you do, you may get the bursary in your final year or final two years.

Undergraduate bursary if youre former military personnel

You may be eligible for a Troops to Teachers tax-free bursary of 瞿40,000 if youre:

  • training to teach secondary biology, physics, chemistry, computing, maths or languages
  • doing an undergraduate degree leading to QTS in England

Important Information
This information is believed to be accurate at time of publishing but applicants should confirm the level of fees and bursary support available before commencing the course.