8 months
Duration
15150 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

The Primary Education at University of Strathclyde is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach primary education. 

Overview

The Primary Education at University of Strathclyde is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by: 

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

What you’ll learn

You’ll learn the theories behind teaching practices and explore these throughout the year. You'll gain the skills necessary to become the best teacher you can be.

You'll also see the relevance of everything you're learning come alive while on placement. Classes are here on campus and you'll carry out three placements in two different schools throughout the year.

You must keep a portfolio of progress throughout the course. This prepares you for the continuation of professional development during your professional teaching career.

Careers

The Professional Graduate Diploma qualification is required for employment as a teacher in a Scottish primary school. Following the probationary period, it can provide a starting point for a clearly defined career structure within primary education. The promoted posts in primary schools are Principal Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and Head Teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You should hold a degree validated by a higher education institution in the UK, or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution from outside the UK. You also require:

  • Higher (SCQF Level 6) English Grade C or above*
  • National 5 (SCQF Level 5) Mathematics Grade C or above*

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15150 GBP per year during 8 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 8 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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