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Secondary Education (Home Economics) (PGDE)

Orkney College UHI

Venues

Kirkwall

Content

This course will prepare you for life as a secondary teacher, with the skills and knowledge to influence the lives of the young people you teach.

The PGDE (Secondary) consists of 18 weeks study at the university plus 19 weeks in professional practice in schools.

Entry Requirements

You must have a degree containing 80 SCQF credit points from at least two of: consumer studies; food studies; food or textile technology; nutrition; textile studies. A further 40 credits are needed in any home economics area relevant to the home economics curriculum in Scottish schools. 40 of the credit points must have been studied at SCQF Level 8 or above. 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

X3HO (Gaelic Medium X130)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Education and Childcare

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General