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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Lews Castle College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education is a four-year, Gaelic medium, undergraduate teacher education programme. Successful completion of this award will give you a direct route to Gaelic and Gaelic medium teacher education, a field where there is an identified shortage of skilled professionals. Special features: The programme is delivered and assessed mainly through the medium of Scottish Gaelic; You will have an opportunity to gain an honours award and teaching qualification in four years; You will gain fluency in Gaelic by the end of the first year, with continuing language enhancement throughout the programme and the opportunity to study a module specifically for bilingual teaching; The programme will prepare you for life as a reflective professional, supporting high-quality learning for the children you teach. Once you have successfully completed the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education you might like to consider careers in: Secondary teaching (Gaelic language), Gaelic medium primary education. Following employment within an education setting and relevant practice experience, you may want to consider the MEd Critical Enquiry as part of your continuing professional development.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,360per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BC

For primary and secondary teaching, by the end of year 2 of your studies, you are required to have:Higher (or A level) English at grade C or aboveMathematics at National 5, Standard Grade Credit, Intermediate 2 or GCSE at grade C

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

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    6th out of 9

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  • Entry standards

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%

    6th

    1
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    / Max 201
    109 55%

    68th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    19th

    5

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