University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Primary Education (PGDE - Graduates only)

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Course summary

Teaching is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding careers you can pursue - you'll shape the minds of tomorrow! Why study PGDE Primary Education at Strathclyde? This course is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach primary 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:

  • Primary

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
3X56
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

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. As well as academic qualifications, you will need to be able to show evidence that you have experience working with children in a primary school setting or related context, an understanding of modern primary education, and an ability to relate to people.

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

http://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/primaryeducation/?utm_source=ucas.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=UCAS_UG_Listings

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.
Primary Education (PGDE - Graduates only) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS