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  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

This graduate-level diploma course builds your Spanish language skills. It is suitable if you who wish to teach Spanish, or if you already have a school qualification in Spanish (such as a Higher or A-level) and are looking to further your skills for work or personal interest.

Using a combination of online tools, including web conferencing, and online immersion days, you will increase your skills in the Spanish language, including grammar and communication skills.

You will also gain a wider knowledge of Spanish culture and society, as well as themes such as Spanish literature, history, education, environment, and cinema.

The course is organised into multiple modules of approximately ten weeks duration. The choice of assessments and the project allow you to focus on your own specific interest areas.

There is no requirement for you to already have an undergraduate degree to study this course, as the modules you study and the credits you gain are not at Masters/Postgraduate level.

For secondary teachers of a Modern Foreign Language (MFL), this course provides an additional teaching qualification in Spanish, as it is accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and carries a credit rating of 120 SCOTCAT points at SCQF levels 9-10.

Residence abroad is normally a pre-requisite for GTCS registration in Secondary Spanish. This period of residence has to be arranged by course participants themselves.

This course is officially supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education which collaborates with the delivery of the immersion days and also provides valuable materials.

Professional accreditation

Accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland

Careers

Studying Spanish can improve your career prospects whatever industry you work in. It is also useful for those of you who simply want advanced language skills for personal interests.

This course is popular with secondary school language teachers, who are looking to add an additional language to their teaching abilities. It is also useful for teachers in primary schools, further and adult education settings, who wish to teach the language.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,079per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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

    39th out of 48

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    187 89%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    35th

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