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Secondary Education (Home Economics) (PGDE)

Shetland College UHI

Venues

Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

X3HO

Course Length

1 year

Department

Education and Childcare

SCQF Level

11

Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display

Photography