Course Cost
Checker (£)


SubjectDate SubmittedTypeIs the cost cleartly advertised prior to applicationCost incurredIs the cost included in the fees?Additional Comment
PGCE Teach First29/07/16Printing CostsNo£ 10 approxNo"Materials: There are no expectations that participants 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: All summative assignments are submitted electronically so there are no extra costs involved here. Other: Other costs are printing evidence for their Reflective Journal (Portfolio of evidence kept by the participants to demonstrate they have met the Teachers' Standards).
PGCE Teach First29/07/16Travel to PlacementsTeach First participants are recruited£ VariableNo"Teach First participants 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 have 'Call Back' days where the participants meet up with GSE tutors but these sessions are delivered locally to the participants in the South Coast region so the participants are not required to visit the University campus at all. These sessions are hosted in rotation by the various schools in the Teach First partnership so travel is not always necessary. Where t
PGCE Teach First29/07/16Clothing 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 Teach First29/07/16Re-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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