PGCE Teacher Training Bursaries


Each year the Welsh Government offers Teacher Training incentives. The bursary amounts that are available and the subjects to which they are linked are determined annually in response to the needs of the education sector. Below you will find a table that details the financial incentives available for PGCE students starting in September 2018.

The Minister for Education and Skills has announced the availability, subject coverage and level of PGCE initial teacher training (ITT) incentives that will apply in Wales in the academic year 2018/19 follows:

Students'
qualification level

High priority subjects:

Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Welsh or ICT (Computer Science)

Medium priority subjects: 

Modern Languages

All other main secondary subjects & Primary teaching 

Primary supplement (For degree subject specialism of English, Welsh, Maths and Science only) 

1st class honours and/or PhD or Masters

£20,000

£15,000

£3,000

£3,000

2:1 

£10,000

£6,000

£0

£0

2:2

£6,000

£0

£0

£0

For more information or to make an application email: S_PGCE@uwtsd.ac.uk  

Notes

  • For those with a 1st degree classification a £3,000 supplement in addition to the £3,000 incentive will be available to support students undertaking primary PGCE studies whose subject specialism is in English, Welsh, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry to promote core subjects.