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Teaching Qualification in Further Education

University of Aberdeen

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
Duration
3760 GBP/year
1340 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) programme at University of Aberdeen is designed for in service lecturers in Scottish Colleges to help you review your own practise, extend your knowledge and enhance the learning experience in FE.

Overview

Teaching Qualification in Further Education programme at University of Aberdeen is a teaching qualification designed as an in-service professional learning opportunity for lecturers in Scotland's Colleges (people already employed in a further education college setting or other relevant setting). 

The programme aims to help practitioners review their own practice, extend their skills and knowledge in relation to the professional context in which they teach and enhance the experience of all learners in further education.TQFE is approved by the Scottish Government and the General Teaching Council for Scotland. Successful completion provides eligibility for voluntary registration with the GTC(Scotland)

The programme consists of three courses at SCQF level 9 (degree route) or level 11 (masters route) delivered in partnership with colleges, flexibly online or on-site at the college campus (at the request of the college, subject to viable groups). The online route allows for small numbers of participants from different colleges to work together throughout the TQFE.

  • Developing Professional Practice in Further Education
  • Successful Learners in Further Education
  • Embracing Change and Innovation in Further Education

Careers

This is an essential qualification required to teach at further education colleges throughout Scotland and the UK. Voluntary registration of the GTC (Scotland) can be obtained after graduating.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Junior Lecturer
  • Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Successful Learners in Further Education 
  • Embracing Change and Innovation in Further Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications

  • You must already be employed in a college or other setting.
  • TQFE is part of the BA Professional Development (BAPD) programme.
  • For the undergraduate route you are required to have completed minimally a HND in a relevant subject. For the postgraduate Certificate route, you are required to have an honours degree to meet the entry requirements for Masters level study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3760 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1340 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1340 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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