Additional PGCE Funding
In additional to the student finance detailed in Undergraduate Funding section on our website, 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 modern foreign languages
|£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/Master|
For full details of the 2020/21 Teacher Training Incentive in Wales click here
Bursaries for PGCE students who are not eligible for Teacher Training Initiatives
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.
Graduate Loyalty Discount
Bangor University offers a £500 fee reduction discount to all Home / EU self-funding former students of Bangor University who have graduated with an honours degree, and a £1,000 fee reduction discount to all International self-funding former students of Bangor University who have graduated with an honours degree*.
To be eligible for the Graduate Loyalty Discount you must:
Have graduated from an undergraduate programme at Bangor University
Successfully apply and subsequently register for full-time study on one of our eligible taught Masters degrees (i.e. PGCE Primary or Secondary, MA, MSc, MBA, LLM. Excludes MRes degrees)
For further information visit the following website: /studentfinance/scholarships/loyalty.php.en