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Primary Education (PGDE)

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

If you are interested in embarking on a rewarding and fulfilling career, where you can really make a difference, the PGDE programmes give you the opportunity to get a teaching qualification in just 36 weeks.

The aim of the programme is to produce adaptable, flexible teachers who are able to collaborate and cooperate with other professionals, ready to the face challenges of teaching in the 21st century and to commit to the notion of life-long learning. The University of Aberdeen offers an innovative PGDE programme that brings together primary and secondary specialists, in order to learn together, to share common experiences, and to debate current educational issues.

The development of the programme aims to produce inclusive practitioners who will be able to face the challenges of the 21st century classroom, by adopting innovative pedagogies that support all learners and foster collaborative working.The PGDE programme is offered on a full-time basis over 36 weeks with 18 weeks spent on placement in schools in partner Local Authorities, and the other 18 weeks spent on campus. It is also offered on a part-time basis, over 18 months, in conjunction with specific local authorities.

Entry Requirements

A degree from a higher education institution in the United Kingdom (including Open University), or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom. You must also have Higher English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

X100

Course Length

10 months

Faculty

Arts and Social Sciences

Department

Education

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other