Mathematics - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE - Graduates Only) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE - Graduates Only)

Course summary

Think differently about teaching and stand in the classroom confident, experienced and equipped from day one. Our one-year PGDE courses allow you to qualify as a secondary school teacher in your specialist subject. If you want to make a career teaching Maths in secondary schools, this course is for you. Now is your opportunity to inspire young people with your enthusiasm and love of the subject. This new course is designed to blend knowledge, research and the experiences of successful teachers. This approach will help you grow your motivation, confidence and creativity to help you succeed in the classroom. We will also explore different teaching approaches and methodologies including interdisciplinary learning classroom research, and using technology for assessment and reflection. As a result, you will work not just with university tutors, but also the wider educational community and experts who will give you holistic advice and support on many issues affecting young people and school communities. Please visit our website for full course and module 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

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 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.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A degree (Honours or Ordinary) validated by a university in the United Kingdom or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom. The degree should normally contain 80 SCQF credit points relevant to the teaching qualification or qualifications being studied. Forty of the credit points must have been studied at SCQF level 8 or above. We also require SQA Higher English at SCQF Level 6 (example Higher C) or equivalent, as well as SQA National 5 Mathematics or SQA National 5 Applications of Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £20790 Year 1
International £20790 Year 1

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Mathematics - Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE - Graduates Only) at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS