Secondary Education (Dual Qualification) University of Dundee

Undergraduate

Successful participation in this programme enables students to gain provisional registration as a Secondary teacher, working with learners in the 11-18 age group, within two specific areas of the curriculum (currently Chemistry with General Science, Maths or Physics with General Science). You will work alongside tutors with a wealth of experience to share with you and the ability to help you to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding you will need to fulfill the role of a secondary school teacher.

  • Qualification

    Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    August 2019

  • Duration

    9 months


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:

  • Secondary

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 code D7X1
Institution code D65
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted

You must have an SCE Higher grade pass in English or equivalent, A National Qualification in Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (for example, National 5, Credit Standard Grade or Intermediate 2) or equivalent, and either

- a degree from a higher education institution in the United Kingdom,
- or a degree of an equivalent standard from outside the United Kingdom.
The content of your degree must be relevant to the subject you want to teach. TSQC is the term given to the parts of your degree which are related to the subject as it is taught in Scottish secondary schools and which qualify you to enter a secondary teaching course As a general rule, a TSQC will represent approximately one third of the total study in one academic year (at least 80 undergraduate credit points of which 40 have to be at Level 8 or above) for the SCQF Framework for higher education.

Your degree must contain passes in at least two Teaching Subject Qualifying Credits (TSQC) in the subject you want to teach. Students are required to have a satisfactory Disclosure check before commencing the course You will also need ready access to the internet to complete the course

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

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/secondary-education/?c=secondary+education+(dual+qualification)#info-entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £16,450 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown are per year of study for 2018/19 entry.