Entry to Teaching for Graduates

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


If you wish to apply for the Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) and already possess a relevant degree but do not have the course entry requirements (Higher English and Nat 5 Maths), this NQ Entry to Teaching for Graduates course is for you.

Entry to Teaching for Graduates will also provide you with a knowledge of the Scottish education system and key policy drivers. You will learn about mental health and wellbeing and how it relates to learning and teaching. You will also be introduced to some key teaching theories which will provide a good foundation for the PGDE.

Contents Include:

NC Comms/Lit 1 (Higher English ā€˜Cā€™ equivalent); Applications of Mathematics (National 5 Maths); A range of units covering aspects of learning, teaching and behaviour support; Interview preparation

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths, National 5 English. A degree in a subject acceptable for admission to the PGDE course. Interview.

Progression Routes

PGDE course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Highers, National 4s and National 5s

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other