This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.The programme is attuned to all issues and developments influencing Scottish secondary education, including the expectations of the GTCS.
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:
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ayr Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Overseas applicants must meet UWS English Language requirements.
|Scottish Higher||Higher English|
All applicants should hold a degree validated by a university in the UK or a degree of an equivalent standard from outside the UK plus have an English qualification of at SCQF Level 6 (Higher English) and Maths of at least SCQF Level 5 (National 5, Intermediate 2 or Standard Grade Credit).
The degree qualification must contain a minimum of 80 credit points relevant to the teaching qualification that an applicant plans to qualify for with at least 40 of the credit points studied at Level 8 or above.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
PGDE courses are funded in the same way as undergraduate courses. You can apply to SAAS to have tuition fees paid. Eligibility conditions apply; check www.saas.gov.uk for details.