Secondary Education - Modern Languages 

University of Strathclyde

Master On Campus
9 months
14800 GBP/full
1820 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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Secondary Education - Modern Languages at University of Strathclyde is held in high esteem by students, tutors and placement schools alike. You will benefit from an interactive learning experience comprising practical based learning and the exchange of wide-ranging ideas within the multi-lingual group.

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We welcome applications from talented linguists and enthusiastic individuals who are interested in teaching young people their specialism in French, German, Spanish, Italian or Mandarin.

This Secondary Education - Modern Languages at University of Strathclyde 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 Professional Graduate Diploma 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

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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 (preferably Honours) with at least 80 SCQF credit points in the language you wish to teach (if you wish to teach your native language, see 'Native Speakers' section below)
  • Higher (SCQF Level 6) English Grade C or above
  • National 5 (SCQF Level 5) Mathematics Grade C or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14800 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.
  • Rest of UK - £9,250


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Secondary Education - Modern Languages
University of Strathclyde


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