Additional PGCE Funding
PGCE students undertaking a course at Bangor may also be entitled to receive additional financial support.
Teacher training incentives in Wales – academic year 2020/21
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 2020/21 academic year are as follows for the subjects taught at Bangor University:
|Incentive Grant Amount||Subject||Degree 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.||1st and/or PhD/Masters|
|£3,000||Postgraduate primary courses||1st and/or PhD/Masters|
|Additional £3,000 supplements||Postgraduate primary courses with a degree subject specialism of English, Welsh, Mathematics, physics or chemistry||1st and/or PhD/Masters|
Bursaries for PGCE students who are not eligible for ITT Training Grants
Bangor University has introduced bursaries for PGCE student from the EU and UK outside of Wales*, who are NOT eligible to receive the Teaching Training Incentives. These bursaries will be assessed on a student’s taxable household income and awarded in the second semester.
|Taxable Household Income||Bangor Bursary Award|
|£25,000 or less||£1,000|
|£25,001 - £40,000||£500|
Further information about the Bangor Bursaries is available on this page of the University website:
*ALL Welsh students will receive a non-means tested £1,000 Welsh Government Learning Grant from the Welsh Government instead of the Bangor Bursary.