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Secondary Education (Home Economics) (PGDE) - Partnership Induction Model

University of Dundee

Venues

City Campus

Content

This course provides you with high quality teacher education, qualifying you to teach in Scottish secondary schools in one of the priority subjects of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Home Economics, or Computing Studies. A key emphasis of the course is for you to develop as a leader of learning. This Partnership Induction Model (PIM) is a joint initiative between the Universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, and the course is accredited by the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS).

For the duration of this 18 month long course you must live full-time in one of our local authority partner areas: Aberdeenshire; Argyll and Bute; Falkirk; Highland Council; Inverclyde; Moray; Scottish Borders; Stirling; or West Lothian. You will also need to be able to undertake placements in schools identified by the local authority partners.

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. 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.


Progression Routes

The programme (accredited by the GTC for Scotland) prepares graduates to teach Home Economics in secondary schools.

Start Date

December

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D6X1

Course Length

18 months

Department

Education and Social Work

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General