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. Upon successful completion of school placements and observation lessons during the first three School Placements, Modern Languages students may be given the opportunity to apply to complete Placement 4 abroad; in France or Spain; for a period of four weeks to three months. This is suitable for students who wish to experience life in a foreign school and further upskill their linguistic competency in order to bring this to their teaching career in Scotland.
A degree in Italian and French 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. There are also many options for those who decide not to go into the classroom. Some alternative job roles are: Charity Adviser; Youth Worker; Museum Educator; Education Liason roles; Private Tutor.
- Scottish Higher
- GCSE/National 4/National 5
Grades / Points
Higher English (A-C) or equivalent.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
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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