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Primary (PGDE - Graduates Only) including Catholic Teacher’s Certificate Professional Graduate Diploma

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The aim of the PGDE (Primary) is to provide a route to qualified teacher status for graduates whose qualifications satisfy the requirements for entry into the teaching profession in Scotland. It aims to produce reflective and competent teachers, sensitive to the demands of the pupils and the job, responsive to a changing education system and committed to continuing their own professional development throughout their careers.If you are an aspiring teacher, this programme will provide you with the knowledge, skills and values you need to become the committed professional necessary for today’s schools.The programme consists of 18 weeks of study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner schools.As well as offering courses in educational and curricular issues, the programme also highlights the importance of practitioner enquiry. This systematic reflection on teaching in the classroom gives the programme its distinctive Masters character.Catholic Teacher's CertificateThe Scottish Government expects the School of Education to provide numbers of teachers to teach in Catholic schools in Scotland. This particular programme provides support for, and emphasis on, the initial teacher education of those who intend to teach in Catholic schools. The design of the programme necessarily reflects the sector requirements and prospective applicants should consider this before applying.The School welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. In the selection procedures for interview, priority is given to those who meet the entry requirements and who indicated in their personal statement, their intention to teach in Catholic schools and to seek the Catholic Teacher's Certificate in Religious Education.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,400per year

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 84 6

    10th out of 29 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    176 85%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    7th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    46th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    158 84%

    5th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    10th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

    7

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