Tuition Fees

South Cumbria School Direct Tuition fees for 2024-2025 are:


£9,250 for QTS and PGCE


£9,250 for QTS and PGCE
£7,000 for QTS only

In addition, all trainees are expected to pay their own travel costs to school and centre-based training. We will make every effort to keep these costs as low as possible by aiming to place you in an appropriate school near to your home. Financial Support typically comes from the below sources.

Student Loans

You can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan if your course starts on or after 1 August 2017.

Tuition Fee Loan: The Tuition Fee Loan is £9,000 and will be paid directly to your training provider. You must pay it back.

Maintenance Loan for living costs: You may have to give details of your household income. The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. You have to pay the loan back.

Use the student finance calculator to estimate your Maintenance Loan.

For more information and to apply for student finance, visit

Bursaries & Scholarship Information

Please see Get into Teaching and The Department for Education website for bursary and scholarship details.

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