Secondary Education - Business Education

Postgraduate Diploma
9 months
15300 GBP/full
1820 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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This Secondary Education - Business Education course at University of Strathclyde will prepare you for a bright career educating tomorrow’s accountants, lawyers, managers and marketing professionals. Business education teachers from Strathclyde have a reputation for excellence which is renowned in business education departments across Scotland and beyond. 

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The Secondary Education - Business Education course at University of Strathclyde promotes the highest standards of excellence not only in teaching in general, but the high expectations of the business education teaching community in Scotland.

Worldwide qualification 

This course is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education. The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by :

  • the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
  • the Scottish Government


A degree in education will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people.

Most of our PGDE graduates go on to work as teachers in secondary schools across the country.  

Secondary School Teachers in Scotland use the Curriculum for Excellence framework. They work with their class to develop skills and abilities, and encourage the pupils to expand their knowledge and understanding further.

Jobs related to this degree include:

  • Secondary Teacher
  • Head Teacher
  • Further Education Lecturer
  • Special Educational Needs Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Placement Learning
  • Creative Contexts for Learning
  • Educational Perspectives & Policies
  • Principles & Policy in Practice
  • Professional Specialisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

 - a degree validated by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom - the degree should contain at least 80 credits relevant to business, these credits must be within the following subjects:

  • Administration and IT
  • Accounting and Finance 
  • Business Management (eg Human Resource Management, Marketing, Management Theory)
  • Economics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.


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Secondary Education - Business Education
University of Strathclyde