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Primary Education with Gaelic (Fluent Speakers) MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: 3T59

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The MA (Hons) Primary Education with Gaelic programme aims to support you to become a Gaelic-medium educator who will develop professional values of:* trust* respect* integrity * a commitment to the principles of social justiceThe programme has been developed to help meet the national shortage of Gaelic teachers and to enhance the professional capacity of future teachers. **Learning and practice**Based in the Moray House School of Education, you will have the opportunity to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of:* learning* children as individual learners* the pedagogies associated with the primary curriculumThrough extended and sustained professional practice in Gaelic-medium and English-medium primary schools you will develop: * professional expertise * knowledge of the curriculum in action * a critical understanding of the complexities of school and communityThe programme also provides you with the opportunity to study courses in:* Celtic, with the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures * Linguistics, with the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences This means you can benefit from internationally-renowned expertise in these subject areas. Graduates of the programme are able to teach in Gaelic-medium or English-medium primary education.**Mental health and wellbeing partnership**Student teachers at the University of Edinburgh also engage with our mental health and wellbeing programme. This is provided through our unique partnership with children' s mental health charity Place2Be and helps you to support mental wellbeing in your classrooms and in yourself.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English Language and English Literature, both at C or 4, and Mathematics at B or 6. Additional requirement: SQA Higher: Scottish Gaelic or Scottish Gàidhlig at B, or Scottish Gàidhlig National 5 at A. Applicants with SQA Higher are preferred.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 10 2

    2nd out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    8th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    192 93%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    11

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