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Primary Education (PGDE) Professional Graduate Diploma

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG-21

  • Duration

    9 Months

Course summary

When you successfully complete this course you will gain provisional registration as a primary teacher and be able to work with children from 3 to 12 years old.This course combines two on-campus study modules with three school professional practice placements. You will gain vital classroom skills and experience while also learning the theory of teaching children.Small class sizes mean you will benefit from a friendly and helpful community of staff and students. You will also receive individual support from an allocated tutor. They will be with you throughout the course, providing assistance through tutorials and one-to-one meetings. Your tutor will visit and assess you on each of your placements.On-campus modules will include a range of workshops and lectures in each area of the primary curriculum. Module one will focus on middle to upper stages (P4-7) and module two will cover the early years (nursery, P1-3).You will be able to personalise your studies to capitalise on your strengths and development needs. Elective options include coaching skills, cooperative learning, drama, and much more.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,150per year

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

Students should have SCE Higher grade English at Grade C or GCSE English Language plus GCSE English Literature at Grade C or National Units in Communication at Higher and Literature 1 at Higher (formerly known as Communication 4 and Literature 1 Modules) or Irish Leaving Certificate at C2 Higher level English or above and Standard Grade Mathematics at Credit Level (Grade 1 or 2), National 5 Mathematics or National 5 Applications of Mathematics at Grade C or GCSE Mathematics at Grade A or B or Irish Leaving Certificate a

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    172 87%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    28th

    13

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