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Education (Primary) PGDE

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGDE - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

Subject areas

Primary Schools (General) Teaching In Primary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This is a Masters-level qualification in teacher education.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

The programme consists of 18 weeks study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner schools.

If you are an aspiring teacher, this programme will provide you with the knowledge, skills and values you need to become the committed professional necessary for today’s schools.

As well as offering courses in educational and curricular issues, the programme also highlights the importance of practitioner enquiry. This systematic reflection on teaching in the classroom gives the programme its distinctive Masters character.

CAREER PROSPECTS
GTC Qualification

You will have the General Teaching Council (GTC) for Scotland qualification to pursue teaching roles in schools. Many of our graduates are teaching not only in Scotland’s primary and secondary schools, but throughout the UK and further abroad.

Professional Practice with PGDE, MEd

On successful completion of your PGDE you will have the opportunity to transfer your 90 Masters-level credits from your PGDE into this programme. For further information, please see:

  • Professional Practice with PGDE

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Teachers

The School of Education also provides an extensive range of CPD opportunities for teachers and others involved in education. Our CPD is designed to be as flexible as possible, including daytime, twilight, weekend and vacation modes, and ranging from one-off courses to full programmes. For further information, please see:

  • CPD For Teachers

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

10 months

Start date

AUG-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£18,370

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The minimum academic entry requirements for admission to a teaching qualification are: Degree: An undergraduate degree validated by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom or an undergraduate degree of an equivalent standard from a higher education institution outside the United Kingdom. All degree classifications are considered, however, priority is given to candidates with a 1st or 2:1 honours degree. English: National Qualifications in English at SCQF Level 6 (for example, Higher Grade) or an accepted alternative from the list below. Mathematics: National Qualifications in Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (for example, National 5, Standard Grade or Intermediate 2) or an accepted.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more