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French and Mandarin - Gaelic Medium - (PGDE - Graduates only) Professional Graduate Diploma

University of Strathclyde

Key Information

Course duration: 9 Months

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 11th for Education (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    191
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    85.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    3.87 / 5.00

Ranked 39th for French (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    208
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    60.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.19 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: RT11

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
SQA Higher: A–C Higher English (A-C) or equivalent.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £14,650 per year

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The Course

Summary

This course is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education. The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by: the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS); the Scottish Government. PGDE Modern Languages at Strathclyde is held in high esteem by students, tutors and placement schools alike. You will benefit from an interactive learning experience comprising practical based learning and the exchange of wide-ranging ideas within the multi-lingual group. We welcome applications from talented linguists and enthusiastic individuals who are interested in teaching young people their specialism in French, German, Spanish, Italian or Mandarin.

A degree in French and Mandarin - Gaelic Medium language will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people. Most of our PGDE graduates go on to work as teachers in secondary schools across the country. Secondary School Teachers in Scotland use the Curriculum for Excellence framework. They work with their class to develop skills and abilities, and encourage the pupils to expand their knowledge and understanding further. Jobs related to this degree include: Secondary Teacher; Head Teacher; Further Education Lecturer; Special Educational Needs Teacher.

Start Dates

  • 21 August 2019 at University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

University League Table Ranking: 40th

The University of Strathclyde is situated in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK's largest cities. It has a vibrant, international community including more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, with overseas students accounting for over 21% of the total.

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Postal Address

School of Education
University of Strathclyde
McCance Building
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow
G1 1XQ
SCOTLAND

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