Course Cost
Checker (£)

SubjectDate SubmittedTypeIs the cost cleartly advertised prior to applicationCost incurredIs the cost included in the fees?Additional Comment
PGCE School Direct (Distance Fee-paying and Salaried)29/07/16Printing CostsNo£ 20 approxNo"Materials: There are no expectations that trainees will print out copies of presentations, articles, handbooks etc. as all are provided electronically. Some choose to do so but this is not compulsory. Assignments: Both summative assignments are submitted electronically so there are no extra costs involved here. Other: Other costs are printing evidence for the Individual Development Portfolio (Portfolio of evidence kept by the trainees during placements to demonstrate they have met the Teachers' Standards)"
PGCE School Direct (Distance Fee-paying and Salaried)29/07/16Field TripsNo£ 0NoSchool Direct distance trainees spend their whole year in school (those on salaried courses are employed by their school as an unqualified teacher). Their Masters level provision is delivered via online learning and so there are no field trips organised by the Graduate School of Education.
PGCE School Direct (Distance Fee-paying and Salaried)29/07/16Travel to PlacementsSchool Direct distance trainees are re£ VariableNoSchool Direct distance trainees spend their whole year in school and so their travel to their placement is equivalent to a postgraduate student travelling to the University Campus or an employee travelling to the workplace i.e. it is expected that they will fund this themselves. They do come to campus for one induction day at the beginning of the course. A contribution to their travel is available as per the PGCE travel policy
PGCE School Direct (Distance Fee-paying and Salaried)29/07/16Clothing or Uniform including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)No£ 0NoProfessional Standards requires that trainees are appropriately dressed whilst in school. They can wear their own clothes but they must fit in with the school's dress policy.
PGCE School Direct (Distance Fee-paying and Salaried)29/07/16Re-sit Placement FeeNo but it is outlined in the programme£ 1200NoWhere a trainee fails the professional learning element of the PGCE programme (e.g. doesn't meet the Teachers' Standards), s/he is generally offered a 10 week re-sit placement opportunity. The cost of this is £1,200

The Course Cost Checker is intended to alert students to potential additional costs they may encounter during their studies. All costs are approximate and subject to change by the University of Exeter.

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