PGCE fees and finance

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This page is for Home and EU PGCE students. If you are an international student please visit our international fees and funding section.

If you've already started studying at Goldsmiths and require financial support, please refer to our information for current students.

Tuition fees

2020 entry

To find out how much your fees are, please check the relevant programme page or download a PDF of the PG/PGCE fees for 2020 entry.

Please note that EU fees for 2020 entry will be fixed at the Home fee rate for the duration of your degree.

If you have any questions about tuition fees, please get in touch with the Fees Office by calling +44 (0)20 7078 5311 or emailing

Financial support from the UK government

2020 entry

Tuition fee and maintenance loans

Most Home/EU students are eligible for a Tuition Fee loan from Student Finance England. Tuition Fee loans are available to UK and EU full-time or part-time students and cover the full tuition fee. They are paid directly to your university by the government and you don't need to repay the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 per year.

Depending on your personal circumstances, you may also be eligible for a maintenance loan or grant to help you cover living costs. Find out more about student finance at

The process is different if you're a student from Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Visit your relevant website for more information:

Department for Education scholarships and bursaries

The Department for Education offers tax-free scholarships and bursaries to trainees on eligible PGCE programmes. Bursary amounts vary depending on the classification of your undergraduate degree and the subject in which you're training to teach.

For more information about this PGCE funding visit the Get into Teaching website.

Initial Teacher Training bursary

Students on certain PGCE programmes may be eligible to receive a tax-free Initial Teacher Training (ITT) bursary, paid across the course of the programme. Find out more about the ITT bursary at Goldsmiths.

Institute of Physics Scholarships

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is awarding teacher training scholarships worth £28,000 each to physics trainees starting their teacher training starting in September 2018. Visit the IOP website for more information.

Funding from Goldsmiths

Scholarships and bursaries

Goldsmiths offers a range of financial support including PGCE scholarships, bursaries and fee waivers. These are separate from the funding available from the government. 

Find out more about our scholarships using the Scholarships Finder.

Discretionary funding sources

The Goldsmiths Student Funding Team coordinates and administers applications for discretionary funding. This includes the Short-Term Emergency Loan and Childcare Bursaries. You can find out more on our Student Funding pages