Education (Primary/Secondary), Postgrad.Dip.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 10 months
    Duration
  • 15250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why this programme
  • 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.
  • The programme consists of 18 weeks of study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner schools
Career prospects
You will have the General Teaching Council for Scotland qualification to pursue teaching roles in schools.

Programme Structure

Programme structure

The programme will prepare you to meet the demands of the profession through the following areas of study

  • Understanding learning and teaching
  • Learning and teaching in the primary curriculum
  • Professional enquiry
  • Religious education (students who complete this course will be awarded the Catholic Teacher’s Certificate in Religious Education)
  • School placements.

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 10 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree from a UK university or equivalent. A pass in Higher English or equivalent. A pass in Intemediate 2/Credit Mathematics or equivalent. For secondary education, the degree should contain 80 credit points relevant to the subject chosen, 40 of which at Year 2 or above. Some work experience in a school classroom is also required.

The Scottish Government expects the School of Education to provide numbers of teachers to teach in Catholic schools in Scotland. This particular programme provides support for, and emphasis on, the initial teacher education of those who intend to teach in Catholic schools. The design of the programme necessarily reflects the denominational sector requirements and prospective applicants should consider this before applying. The School welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. In the selection procedures for interview, priority is given to those who indicated, in their personal statement, their intention to teach in Catholic schools and to seek the Catholic Teacher's Certificate in Religious Education.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15250 International

Scottish and EU fees - £1820; Rest of UK fees - £9,000

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