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  • Qualification

    PGDE - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) is a one year (36 weeks) full-time course of professional training accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

If you are interested in embarking on a rewarding and fulfilling career, where you can really make a difference, our PGDE programmes give you the opportunity to get a teaching qualification in just 36 weeks.

The aim of the programme is to produce adaptable, flexible teachers who are able to collaborate and cooperate with other professionals, ready to the face challenges of teaching in the 21st century and to commit to the notion of life-long learning. The University of Aberdeen offers an innovative PGDE programme that brings together primary and secondary specialists, in order to learn together, to share common experiences, and to debate current educational issues.

The development of the programme aims to produce inclusive practitioners who will be able to face the challenges of the 21st century classroom, by adopting innovative pedagogies that support all learners and foster collaborative working. The PGDE programme is offered on a full-time basis over 36 weeks with 18 weeks spent on placement in schools in our partner Local Authorities, and the other 18 weeks spent on campus.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    38th

  • 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 includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 84 1

    13th out of 87 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    166 80%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    69th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    172 85%

    11th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    18th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    8th

    19

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