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Study mode

Full time

Duration

9 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGDE - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

Subject areas

History Teaching

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Secondary is for graduates who want to become subject-specialist teachers in the secondary sector. This programme is the Scottish route to qualified teacher status.

This is an intensive programme of study, divided equally between University-based and school-based activities.

The programme is designed to prepare you for the range of roles that teachers are expected to play: A competent, reflective classroom practitioner; A collaborator who contributes to the wider informal curriculum of the school; A subject specialist and a curriculum developer; A teacher in society, whether building strong relationships with parents or contributing to national policy debates.

You will develop the capacity to become a transformative teacher, making a positive impact on the outcomes of learners, with the capacity to become a future leader in the profession. To this end, we focus on teaching student teachers to use their powerful subject knowledge to create interesting, relevant and progressive teaching.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme are qualified to teach, and eligible for provisional registration from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).

On successful completion of this programme, students are recommended to contact the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) for provisional registration.

Accreditation

Graduates are qualified to teach and eligible for provisional registration from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). Eligible graduates may join the Teacher Induction Scheme, a guaranteed, paid one-year probationary teaching post, or take up a Flexible Route.

Modules

Please be aware that the General Teaching Council for Scotland has not confirmed placement availability for 20/21 due to the continuing Covid-19 situation. Students will be informed of updated information as it becomes available.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,200

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in the subject to be taught is preferred. This qualification should contain at least two graduating courses (80 UK credits) in the relevant subject.

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