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Primary Education with Gaelic (Fluent) MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 7th for Education (View subject table)

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    181
  • Graduate Prospects
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    97.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    3.89 / 5.00

Ranked 25th for English (View subject table)

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    169
  • Graduate Prospects
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    64.0 / 100.0
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    3.91 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: 3T59

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: ABB ABB including English or Mathematics. GCSEs: Mathematics at Grade B or 6, English Language and English Literature, both at Grade C or 4. Additional requirement: Gaelic or Gàidhlig at SQA Higher B (preferred) or Gàidhlig National 5 Grade A.
SQA Higher: ABBB ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6, with a minimum of BBB achieved in one year of S4-S6. Higher English required (if English at Grade C, then Mathematics at Grade B expected). Higher Scottish Gaelic or Scottish Gàidhlig preferred. National 5: Mathematics at Grade B and Gàidhlig at Grade A (if not at Higher). For alternative acceptable Mathematics qualifications please contact the Admissions Office.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £4,950 per year

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The Course

Summary

The MA (Hons) Primary Education with Gaelic programme aims to support you to become a Gaelic-medium educator who will develop professional values of trust, respect, integrity and a commitment to the principles of social justice. Based in the Moray House School of Education, you will have the opportunity to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of learning, of children as individual learners, and of the pedagogies associated with the primary curriculum. Through extended and sustained professional practice in Gaelic-medium and English-medium primary schools, you will develop professional expertise, knowledge of the curriculum in action and a critical understanding of the complexities of school and community. Additionally, the MA (Hons) in Primary Education with Gaelic (fluent speakers) provides you with the opportunity to study courses in Celtic (School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures) and in psychology (School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences), exposing you to internationally-renowned expertise in these subject areas. Graduates of the programme are able to teach in Gaelic-medium or English-medium primary education.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Central area campus

The University of Edinburgh

University League Table Ranking: 23rd

The University of Edinburgh offers more than 400 undergraduate programmes across a wide range of disciplines. 86% of graduates leave the university with a 1st or 2:1 award in their degree. Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city that is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in...

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Postal Address

The Moray House School of Education
The University of Edinburgh
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ
SCOTLAND

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