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How much funding will I get?

Fees and funding

The tuition fee for 2020/21 is £9,250. If you need help covering the tuition fee or require a maintenance loan please visit for further information. 

You could also qualify for a scholarship or bursary of up to £28,000 dependant on your degree subject and qualification; please see the 2019/20 figures below.

Maths trainees could receive up to £15,000 (after tax) in early-career payments once they are in the profession - £5,000 after three years and an additional £5,000 after five years, with an extra £2,500 in each payment for certain local authorities. See the website for further details.

Subject Scholarships Bursaries for trainees with 1st, 2:1, or 2:2 degree, PhD, or Master's  Early-career payments
Physics £28,000 £26,000 £6,000
Chemistry £28,000 £26,000 £6,000
Languages £28,000 £26,000 £6,000
Geography £28,000 £15,000 -
Maths £22,000 £26,000 £6,000
English - £12,000 -
History - £9,000 -
Religion, worldviews and philosophy - £9,000 -
Primary maths - £6,000* -
*Trainees must have A Level maths at grade B or above to qualify for the primary maths bursary.

You can find more information about funding and bursaries on the UCAS website and Get Into Teaching.

When to apply for finance

We would strongly recommend that you apply for student finance at an early stage to ensure funding; you do not need a confirmed place on a programme to do this. You can use your first choice of course to submit your application and update this later if you need to.