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  • Qualification

    PGDE - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Secondary is for graduates who want to become subject-specialist teachers in the secondary sector.

This is an intensive programme of study, divided equally between University-based and school-based activities.

The programme is designed to prepare you for the range of roles that teachers are expected to play: A competent, reflective classroom practitioner; A collaborator who contributes to the wider informal curriculum of the school; A subject specialist and a curriculum developer; A teacher in society, whether building strong relationships with parents or contributing to national policy debates.

You will develop the capacity to become a transformative teacher, making a positive impact on the outcomes of learners, with the capacity to become a future leader in the profession. To this end, we focus on teaching student teachers to use their powerful subject knowledge to create interesting, relevant and progressive teaching.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme are qualified to teach, and eligible for provisional registration from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).

On successful completion of this programme, students are recommended to contact the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) for provisional registration. Full registration is awarded on the completion of one satisfactory year of teaching the subject(s) for which qualification has been gained through this programme.

Accreditation

Graduates are qualified to teach and eligible for provisional registration from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). Eligible graduates may join the Teacher Induction Scheme, a guaranteed, paid one-year probationary teaching post, or take up a Flexible Route.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,100per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 84 1

    9th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    192 93%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    189 86%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    24th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    75th

    46

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