There are three types of funding available for teacher training, depending on circumstances, you could receive all three

  1. Tax-free bursary or scholarship
  2. Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan
  3. Extra financial support if you’re a parent, have an adult dependant or a disability

Teacher Training Course Fees

From September 2023 KMT tuition fees will be £7,495 for QTS. Those opting to study the Level 7 PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) with Leeds Beckett University, will also be required to pay an additional fee of £1,650 (Subject to confirmation).

Candidates can apply for a full or partial tuition fee loan up to the required amount from Student Finance England. This will be paid directly to KMT once you are registered.

Paying your tuition fees privately

You may choose to pay your tuition fees privately. You can pay your fees in full at the start of the year or in 3 instalments. You will receive a sales invoice in October, February and April.

Fees, Funding and Bursaries


Whilst School Direct Salaried trainees will be in receipt of a salary from their employing school, who will also pay their tuition fees, School Direct Non-Salaried trainees will be expected to pay their own tuition fees.


Bursaries are available for Non-Salaried School Direct trainees. The bursary you receive is linked to the subject you are looking to teach and your degree classification (2:2 or above).

Click HERE for further information with regards to funding and bursaries.

Important notes for holders of non-UK qualifications

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need if you have any questions about fees, funding or bursaries.