Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

In line with other teacher training providers offering both QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), the fees for Teach Maidenhead courses are £9,000 for UK/EU students and £14,900 for International Students.  

Reading University offers students the option to study for QTS only at a cost of £7,500.

Fees are to be paid to the relevant training institute upon commencement of the course. Trainees are eligible for student loans to cover the fees, and also for maintenance loans, ranging from £6,900 to £10,700. Further details regarding eligibility can be found under Student Finance on the Government website and on the following websites depending on where you are coming from in the UK.

Student Finance - For students in England

Student Finance Wales - For students coming from Wales

Student Awards Agency for Scotland - For students coming from Scotland

Student Finance NI - For students coming from Northern Ireland


There are significant government bursaries for most Teach Maidenhead courses.  Bursaries range from £4,000 for a 2:1 or Masters in History or Music through to £30,000 for a 1st or PhD in Physics.   For further details about these Bursaries please visit the DFE teacher training funding website.


In addition, there are scholarships available for trainees in Maths (from the Institute of Mathematics), Physics (from the Institute of Physics), Chemistry (from the Royal Society of Chemistry), Computing (from BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT), Geography (from the Royal Geographical Society) and Languages (from the British Council).  These are instead of the standard Bursaries and range from £27,500 to £30,000.  Applications for these scholarships for 2017-2018 are now open and some details are available on the DFE Website.  Full eligibility criteria and application details are available on the following websites: Institute of Mathematics, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, BCS, Royal Geographical Society, and the British Council.  



About Us

Teach Maidenhead is the foremost teacher training provider west of London. We provide up to 60 unsalaried secondary School Direct places. Our teacher training courses are organised in conjunction with two accrediting providers: The University of Reading and UCL/IOE.


Phone: 01628 762231

Email: info@teachmaidenhead.co.uk

Address: Teach Maidenhead, Furze Platt Senior School, Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ


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