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PGDE Primary (Graduates only) Professional Graduate Diploma

University of the West of Scotland

Key Information

Course duration: 1 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 2nd for Education (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    178
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    95.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.26 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: 222V

15 January

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year

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The Course

Summary

This programme provides the formal teaching qualification for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), gives you the skills, knowledge an experience to build a career as a primary school teacher. The programme will cover core skills in planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation strategies, classroom and behaviour management and contemporary issues in Scottish education. Most UWS graduates remain in mainstream teaching in the UK or abroad. Others work in specialist educational areas including working with children with additional learning support needs, adult training, museums, writing an publishing, health education, curriculum development, and social services. You will receive the formal teaching qualification necessary for provisional registration with the GTCS, a requirement for entry into the guaranteed one-year Teacher Induction Scheme.

Start Dates

  • 12 August 2019 at Ayr Campus

University of the West of Scotland

University League Table Ranking: 114th

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a dynamic, modern university that ensures its graduates are ready to meet the demands of their chosen profession. The university's four West of Scotland campuses are within easy reach of some of Scotland's most amazing scenery, as well as close to the exciting...

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Postal Address

Education
University of the West of Scotland
University Avenue
Ayr
KA8 0SX
SCOTLAND

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