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Secondary Education (Home Economics) (PGDE)

University of Dundee

Venues

City Campus

Content

In common with most Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes, a total of half of the duration, namely 18 weeks, is spent in school experience. Some of the time spent in school experience may be negotiated with the schools. Placements must be in at least two schools and there are three placement blocks in total.

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

August

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D6X1

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Education and Social Work

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

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