University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Home Economics (PGDE - Graduates only)

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Course summary

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is the graduate entry route to those who want to become a Primary or Secondary teacher in Scotland. The PGDE is an internationally recognised qualification, newly qualified teachers will be able to apply for qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent in their home country. Why PGDE Home Economics at Strathclyde? 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) and the Scottish Government. You learn from on-campus classes and 18 weeks of placements in schools in Scotland. The qualification allows you to teach in locations worldwide. If you're a Scottish, rest of UK or EU student, you're guaranteed a job for one year in a Scottish school after you graduate. Your Career 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. Recent graduate job titles include: Secondary Teacher Head Teacher Further Education Lecturer Special Educational Needs Teacher

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
7X88
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The entry requirements for PGDE courses are based on the requirements set by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). 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 in two of the following areas: Consumer Studies, Food Studies, Food or Textile Technology, Nutrition. 40 of these credits need to be in subjects relevant to Home Economics such as: Family Studies, Food Sciences, Health, Hospitality, Textile Studies. Certified evidence of competency in textiles is also required.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/secondaryeducationhomeeconomics/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15150 Year 1
International £15150 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £15150 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Home Economics (PGDE - Graduates only) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS