Fees and funding

Everything you need to know about the Postgraduate Diploma in Education tuition fees is published on the main University of Sheffield website.

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Tuition fee

The PGDE is a postgraduate course that has undergraduate fee status.

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Bursaries and scholarships

Information about bursaries and scholarships are available on the Get into Teaching webpages. There are a range of scholarships available for different subjects, including geography, chemistry, languages, mathematics and physics. 

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Additional costs

There are some additional items which are not included in the course fee. Some general examples are listed below:

  • Travel for site visits
  • DBS update service registration for professional programmes
  • Additional travel costs
  • Any resubmission or extension fees
  • Accommodation and living costs
  • Stationery
  • Optional books or texts – personal copies will not be included in the tuition fee
  • Optional field trips - where students have the option to go to alternative destinations, they may have to contribute part of the cost
  • Electrical equipment e.g. laptops, digital cameras and calculators
  • Resitting exams including professional accreditation exams
  • Travel, accommodation and living costs for employment experience and field trips
  • General printing and photocopying, including for dissertations and coursework
  • Other charges for the Sheffield Graduate Award, replacement Ucards/ transcripts/ degree certificates, late registration

The geography field trip incurs costs for accommodation and travel and subsistence during the trip.

Additional costs to cover non-UK criminal clearance checks may be levied where necessary and will be payable by you.

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