University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Master of Design and Technology Education

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Course summary

This is the only integrated masters for Design & Technology Education in Scotland and is accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). Students who successfully complete this programme are eligible for provisional registration with the GTCS. On this programme, students will access a range of unique resources to support rich learning experiences across a breadth of technology areas. These resources include: technology, design and prototyping labs; full-scale workshop facilities; graphics and modelling software; materials testing facilities; virtual reality, 3D scanning and robotic systems. Students will undertake placements in our partner schools in years 1-4 of the programme. Students will also undertake an industrial placement in year 3. Personal choice is built into courses across all years of the programme, and we encourage students to specialise in areas of interest during year 4 taught electives, year 4 professional enquiry and the year 5 dissertation. Students can exit with an honours degree in Year 4 of the programme. Students who wish to continue on the programme can complete an integrated masters year in Year 5 of study, which extends knowledge and critical understanding of Design & Technology Education and practitioner research.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH112
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB A-level Technology or Mathematics or Science subject. GCSE English Language & Literature at Grade C (or Grade 4-5). GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher AAAB - AAABB igher English AND either a Higher Science/Technological subject OR Higher Mathematics at Grades B. Where Mathematics is not one of the Higher subjects, National 5 Mathematics at Grade B. Please note that Life skills Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics cannot be accepted.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £37000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £37000 Whole course
Wales £37000 Whole course
Channel Islands £37000 Whole course
EU £9100 Whole course
Scotland £9100 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fees shown are based on students completing 5 years of this degree. ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees please visit: ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit for more details.
Master of Design and Technology Education at University of Glasgow - UCAS