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Gaelic Medium Education, PgCert

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

This 60-credit programme is run in partnership with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, and is fully-funded by the Scottish Government. It is delivered over an academic year via blended learning, with three face-to-face inputs, telephone tutorials and online support and delivery. Attendance at the face-to-face sessions is mandatory, and there is an ‘attendance’ requirement for telephone tutorials and on-line activity.

The programme covers a range of theoretical, historical and policy perspectives – interpretive, social, creative – relating to immersion and bilingual teaching and the promotion of Gaelic Medium Education.

It develops participants’ personal Gaelic language skills, competence and confidence in classroom practice and critical reflection in the Gaelic medium context.

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers and Employability Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 90 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    178 84%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87.0 87%

    8th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    72nd

    3

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