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  • Qualification

    PGDE - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG-22

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

This is a Masters-level qualification in teacher education.

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.
  • The programme consists of 18 weeks of study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner 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.

Secondary teaching qualifications are offered in the following subjects:

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business education
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern languages (French, French with Spanish, French with Italian, French with German, Spanish with French)
  • Modern studies
  • Physics
  • Religious education.

CAREER PROSPECTS
GTC Qualification

You will have the General Teaching Council (GTC) for Scotland qualification to pursue teaching roles in schools. Many of our graduates are teaching not only in Scotland’s primary and secondary schools, but throughout the UK and further abroad.

Professional Practice with PGDE, MEd

On successful completion of your PGDE you will have the opportunity to transfer your 90 Masters-level credits from your PGDE into this programme.

  • Professional Practice with PGDE

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Teachers

The School of Education also provides an extensive range of CPD opportunities for teachers and others involved in education. Our CPD is designed to be as flexible as possible, including daytime, twilight, weekend and vacation modes, and ranging from one-off courses to full programmes.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,400overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 90 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    185 87%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    10th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    24th

    22

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