PGDE History (Graduates only) at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS

Course summary

This Professional Graduate Diploma in Education is for graduates wishing to enter the teaching profession in Scotland at secondary level. The one-year programme is the Scottish route to qualified teacher status. We aim to prepare you for the range of roles that teachers are expected to play: a competent, reflective classroom practitioner; a collaborator who contributes to the wider informal curriculum of the school; a subject specialist and curriculum developer; and a teacher in society, whether building strong relationships with parents or contributing to national policy debates. The 36-week secondary programme is divided equally between University- based and school-based activities.

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

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
V1X1
Institution code:
E56
Campus name:
Central area campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

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

https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/2024/degrees

Minimum Qualification Requirements

A UK undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent. This qualification should contain at least two graduating courses (80 UK credits) in the relevant subject.. You should also hold the following: • SQA Higher English at minimum grade C or GCSE English Language AND GCSE English Literature, both passed at grade C/4 or above • SQA National 5 Mathematics or Applications of Mathematics (formerly Lifeskills Maths) at grade C or above, GCSE Mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent We also expect you to have experience of working with children in formal or informal settings (both employment and volunteering roles will be considered) and an ability to reflect thoughtfully on that experience. You should have some knowledge and understanding of the Scottish curriculum. Please note selection involves a professional interview. We also offer dual Qualification status in selected subject areas. Dual qualification means that a teacher is qualified to teach two different subject areas within schools, eg such as History and Geography, or Mathematics and Physics. For more information on entry requirements visit the University of Edinburgh

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

https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/degrees/index.php?r=site/view&id=123

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Other

We also expect you to have experience of working with children in formal or informal settings (both employment and volunteering roles will be considered) and an ability to reflect thoughtfully on that experience. You should have some knowledge and understanding of the Scottish curriculum.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Additional costs/fee information Scottish students must apply to the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for payment of their tuition fees. Full time international and EU students will pay a fixed annual fee rate for the duration of their programme. The amount for 2024 entry will be confirmed in Summer 2023.
PGDE History (Graduates only) at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS