PGCE Students

Training grants

Availability of Initial Teacher Training incentives is announced by the Welsh Government on an annual basis. The Initial Teacher Training incentive grants in Wales for students starting in the 2018/19 academic year are as follows for the subjects taught at Bangor University:

Training grant amount

Subject or Phase

Degree qualification classification

£20,000

Postgraduate secondary courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry or Welsh

1st and/or PhD/Masters

£10,000

Postgraduate secondary courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry or Welsh

2.1

£6,000

Postgraduate secondary courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry or Welsh

2.2

£3,000

Postgraduate secondary courses in biology, religious education, art, physical education, music, outdoor education.
Postgraduate primary courses.

1st and/or PhD/Masters

Additional
£3,000 supplement

Postgraduate primary courses with a degree subject specialism of English, Welsh, Mathematics, physics or chemistry

1st and/or PhD/Masters

ITT incentive grants will only be available in the subjects or study areas listed above.  For secondary combined courses, the qualifying subject would be the main subject studied. 

The incentives relate to courses which lead to Qualified Teacher Status.  They do not apply to further education teacher training courses.

Grants are available to students on designated courses meeting specified eligibility criteria.Terms and conditions apply.

Grants are only available for specified postgraduate ITT courses leading to Qualified Teacher Status starting in the 2014/15 academic year.  No availability of incentives at these rates for future years is implied. Subjects/phase is subject to change in future years depending on recruitment and policy.