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Secondary Education - Modern Studies

University of Strathclyde

9 months
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15150 GBP/year
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About

Studying on the Professional Graduate Diploma Secondary Education - Modern Studies course is a rewarding and absorbing experience and our students go on to enjoy busy careers where their skills are in great demand due to the reputation for high quality which the University of Strathclyde enjoys within the teaching profession.

Overview

This Secondary Education - Modern Studies course 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

Careers

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:

  • Education Studies; Professional Values
  • Professional Learning Through Enquiry
  • Professional Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A second class honours degree with at least 80 SCQF credit points from two separate subjects listed below. At least 40 SCQF credit points must be from either Politics or Sociology

  • Economics
  • Criminology
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Politics
  • Sociology
  • Social Policy 

Higher (SCQF Level 6) English Grade C or above

National 5 (SCQF Level 5) Mathematics Grade C or above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15150 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • Rest of UK - £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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